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Information for Willmer Denton Cole
3 November, 1882 - 11 June, 1967
From the Idaho Free Press
Tuesday, 13 June, 1967
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Dennis McIndoo

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Willmer D. Cole

     PARMA - Funeral services for Willmer D. Cole, 84, Parma Route 1, who died Sunday at a Nampa nursing home, will be held at the Peckham-Dakan Chapel at Calewell at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
     The Rev. Robert Obenchain of the Notus Baptist Church will officiate.  Interment will be at Lower Boise Cemetery east of Parma.
     Mr. Cole was born Nov. 3, 1882, in Wabash, Ind., and was married Oct. 15, 1906, in Vernon County, Mo., to Clara Nehring.  They live in Guthrie, Okla., and in Missouri until 1920, when they moved to the Nampa-Caldwell area.
     The Coles farmed in theRiverside community south of here from 1926-1940, when they moved to Parma.  He retired in 1944.  Mrs. Cole died Dec. 29, 1943.
     Mr. Cole was a member of the Notus Baptist Church.
     Surviving are two sons, Donald Cole, Parma, and Glenn S. Cole, Boise; eight daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Padour and Mrs. Lela Mutch, Boise, Mrs. Viola Alup, Moses Lake, Wash., Mrs. Wilma Alsup, Oklahoma City, Okla., Mrs. Mary Bradley, Parma, Mrs. Bonnie Taylor, Eagle, and Mrs. Dorothy Hill, Sweet; 334 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren.
     Memorials may be given to the Notus Baptist Church.


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