Ellwyn Lampien, 87

Wednesday, November 10, 2004

Ellwyn Howard Lampien, 87, formerly of Mountain Home, died Nov. 7, 2004, in Boise.

Services will he held at Cloverdale Funeral Home in Boise on T'hursday, Nov. 11.

He was born Feb. 17, 1917 in Milwaukee, Wisc.

He married Mary Leonard in 1940.

A hard worker throughout his life, he worked in several factories, and spent many years in floor covering before becoming a small-business owner.

He owned the Boy Blue drive-up in Milwaukee prior to moving to Idaho in 1974 where he and his wife owned and operated the Dairy Queen in Mountain Home.

The couple moved to Boise upon retiring.

There he continued his life-long interest in music, which started in his youth with the guitar and drums. After retiring he joined a music club and learned to play the organ. He loved to be around people and was a member of SHHH, a music club, and the Mall Walkers of Boise Towne Square.

He is survived by: his wife, Mary; his daughters, Lynn Rhodes and Pat Christiansen and their spouses; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his sister and cousin, and many nieces, nephews and friends.