Lewiston Morning Tribune (ID) - Sunday, April 16, 2000
BOISE -- Everett H. (Zeke) Ivie, 84, a former Lewiston resident most recently of Caldwell, died of causes related to age Thursday at the Boise Veterans Administration Hospital.
He was born Sept. 28, 1915, at Green Castle, Mo., to Charles E. and Adah Gates Ivie. He moved West with his parents in 1917 to Deaver, Wyo., and to Minidoka, Idaho.
They settled in Melba, Idaho, in 1918 and farmed the newly irrigated sagebrush land.
He attended school in Melba until his family moved to Maxville, Ore., in 1925. They came to Lewiston two years later.
In 1936, Ivie graduated from Lewiston High School, where he participated in football and track. He was also a state champion hurdler.
He attended Lewiston State Normal School (now Lewis-Clark State College) for one year.
Ivie was appointed recreational supervisor for the City of Lewiston and was an assistant coach under John Vesser until he returned with his family to Melba in 1939.
He soon took a job in the Department of Defense plants in Oregon and was drafted into the U.S. Army Air Corps Oct. 14, 1942, serving during World War II.
Ivie was discharged April 5, 1946, and returned to Idaho, where he farmed in Melba, Nampa and Owyhee County until 1960.
He was a charter member of the Disabled American Veterans Commanders Club and was a member of several environmental organizations.
Survivors include one brother, Francis Ivie of Monterey, Calif.; and two sisters, Elaine Capps and Catherine Eaton, both of Caldwell.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Clive and Basil Ivie.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Kohlerlawn Cemetery in Nampa.
Memorials may be made to the Veterans Administration Medical Center, c/o Voluntary Service, 500 W. Fort St., Boise 83702.
Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel in Nampa.
Idaho Press-Tribune (Nampa, ID) - Friday, August 7, 2009
Francis Ivie was born May 28, 1917, in Stahl, Mo., to Charles and Adah Ivie. He was raised in Lewiston, Idaho, and graduated from Lewiston High School in 1936, after which he attended Lewiston State Normal.
His draft number 158 in Nez Perce County, was number one in 1939. He enlisted in the Navy in 1940. He served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam and retired from the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander in 1971.
Francis settled in California and lived in Monterey for 38 years. He made yearly trips to Idaho to visit his relatives and made many friendships here.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three veteran brothers, his former wife, Francesca, his son, Michael, his daughter, Sharon and his sister, Elaine Capps.
Frank is survived by three sons, Patrick, Charles and Robert; two grandchildren, Danielle and Gabrielle and a sister, Catherine Eaton of Caldwell.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, at the Kohlerlawn Cemetery in Nampa. A viewing will be held at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, 624 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Lewiston Morning Tribune (ID) - Thursday, August 6, 2009
MONTEREY, Calif. - Francis M. (Poison) Ivie, 92, of Monterey and formerly of Lewiston, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in California.
A graveside service with military honors will be at 10:30 a.m. local time Monday at the Kohlerlawn Cemetery in Nampa, under direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell
Idaho Press-Tribune (Nampa, ID) - Thursday, January 8, 2009
Elaine L. Capps
Elaine was born Aug. 24, 1914, at Greencastle , Mo., to Charles and Adah Ivie. The family moved to Idaho around 1920. Elaine graduated from high school at Lewiston, Idaho. Shortly after her graduation, she came to Melba with her parents to visit her grandparents, Marion and Annie Gates. While there, she met Owen Capps and did not return to Lewiston with her parents. She and Owen were soon married. In 1939, they were blessed with a son, Ronald.
After Ron graduated from high school, Elaine and Owen divorced. Elaine had been working at the J.R. Simplot potato Elaine L. Capps, 94, of Caldwell, died peacefully on Jan. processing plant in Caldwell, so she moved to Nampa to be closer to work. Later, she bought a house on Canyon Hill in Caldwell and continued to work at the Simplot plant until she retired. In retirement, she joined a pinochle card club which she enjoyed very much.
Elaine is survived by her son, Ronald and daughter-in-law , Pamela of New Mexico; one brother, Francis Ivie of California; her sister, Catherine Eaton of Caldwell; five grandchildren, Carl Capps, Joe Capps, Kim Capps, Todd Capps and Heather Capps; 11 great-grandchildren ; one great-great-grandchild ; one niece, Vickie; two nephews, Gayle and Gary and their families.
Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Adah Ivie and three brothers, Everett, Basil and Clive Ivie. Elaine was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
Private memorial services will be held in the spring. Cremation was under direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.