Monday, November 20, 2006

Frank M. Halford, 83

GRANGEVILLE: Frank M. Halford, 83, of Grangeville passed away Saturday, November 18, 2006 at the Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Frank was born October 4, 1923 in Grangeville a son of William and Mary T. Mattox Halford. He attended school in Grangeville. He then farmed in the area before marrying Olphelia Dazey on January 25, 1948 in Sandpoint. Mrs. Halford passed away in 1976. He worked as a lineman for Camas Prairie Railroad and retired in the 1980’s.

He is survived by his children, Lena Webb of Boise, Rose and Bob Younger of Springfield, OR, Helen Halford of Elsmere, Ky, Effie and Make Ayers of Grangeville, Barbara and Joe Swisher of Cottonwood and Frank and Deawn Halford of Lewiston. He is also survived by five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a sister.

Graveside services will be held Friday, November 24, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. at Prairie View Cemetery, Grangeville. Friends may call Friday from 10:00 to 12:00 noon at the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville. Family suggest memorial contributions may be made to Make a Wish Foundation or to Parkinson’s Research, c/o Blackmer Funeral Home, 305 No. Mill St, Grangeville, ID 83530. Send condolences to the family at Blackmerfuneralhome.com.