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Ontario Argus Observer
October 25, 1962
Saturday Rites For R.C. Scates
Payette-Services for Ralph Cleveland Scates, 68, who died Tuesday in a Boise hospital,
will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shaffer Memory Chapel in Payette. Rev. William
Clark will officiate with military honors to be conducted by the American Legion.
Interment will be in Riverside.
Born Aug. 9, 1894 in Atlanta, Kan., he came to Idaho in 1926 settling in the Payette
community. In March of that year he married Maude Allen in Enid, Okla. Mr. Scates was a
member of the Payette Post of the American Legion.
Surviving are his wife of Payette; a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Silva of Watsonville, Calif.;
three stepsons, George Allen of Payette, Arch Allen of Marcola, Ore., and Clyde Allen of
Silverston, Ore.; two brothers, Claude of Daly City, Calif., and Clifford Scates of
Clement, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Effie Huffman of Coldwater, Kan., Mrs. Bess Lambden
of Wichita, Kan., and Mrs. Gladys Byars of Houston, Texas.