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Doyle Pfefferkorn

January 29, 1925 — February 2, 2019

Our Father, Grandpa, Friend and "Governor of Kidder Ridge" passed away February 2, 2019. He was 94. Doyle was born in Woodland, Idaho to Gustel and Verla Pfefferkorn on January 29, 1925. He attended school in Kooskia. After leaving in his junior year, he joined the Army and served in World War II. Returning from the war, he worked at the Kamiah Mill, was a commissioner for the Kidder Ridge Road District and farmed with his brother Gerald. Doyle married Mary Lou Bowles on June 2, 1948. Making their home on Kidder Ridge at the Pintsize Ponderosa. They began their life together farming and raising four children; Carol, Dick, Frank, and Bobby. Doyle enjoyed being with family and friends, always checking on the neighbors on Kidder Ridge. Camping, fishing and exploring the back roads of Idaho were he and Mary's passtime. Their favorite spots were Newsome Creek, Leggett Creek, El Dorado Creek, and the dredge ponds near Florence. Some Favorite Memories of Doyle. He always told us he had to have his fair share, also watch your pennies and they will watch out for you. Once he went shooting squirrels in a national park with a 357 and grandma chewed him out. He always yelled out when he caught a fish, you could hear him for miles, and always being able to fix ANYTHING.... with baling twine. Doyle is survived by his children, daughter Carol (Vernon) Davis, sons Dick Pfefferkorn, Frank (Patsy) Pfefferkorn. Grandchildren, Daniel (Leslie) Lyons, Marty Lyons, Angela Carpenter Hibbard, Nathan (Allison) Pfefferkorn, Joshua Pfefferkorn, Jennifer (Mike) Dalin. Great-grandchildren, Andrew (Taylor) Lyons, Kelsey (Cory) Corder, Kristofer Carpenter, Koby Carpenter, Kya Carpenter, Sydney Pfefferkorn, Stella Pfefferkorn, Hannah Dalin, Caden Dalin. Great-great grandchildren Clayne Lyons, Chance Corder, Lauren Corder. Doyle was predeceased by parents, Gustel and Verla Pfefferkorn, son Bobby Pfefferkorn, wife Mary Pfefferkorn, brothers, Gerald and Dorrence Pfefferkorn, sister-in-laws, Devota and Frances Pfefferkorn, brother-in-laws Edward Jr. and Berrill Bowles.
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