Wolf Sr. peacefully passed away on December 25, 2019 at the age of 91.
Jim was born
on December 29,1927 in his grandmother’s home in La Vern California to Glenn
Wolf and Pearl Francis Jennings Wolf.
depression, his parents moved to Idaho to find work and later settled roots
outside Murphy, Idaho living on the Wolf Ranch. Jim’s education started in a
one room school house in Guffey Idaho, a small town outside of Murphy Idaho.
The family later moved to Boise and Jim finished his education at Boise High
passion for hard work started at an early age while working on the family farm.
Then at 15 years old he ventured out and rode his bicycle to deliver telegrams
for Western Union Telegram. At 17 Jim joined the Merchant Marines during World
War II, then later joined the Navy where he continued to serve his country.
life and as anyone knows, was a jack of all trades. He loved flying airplanes
and had a dog that always flew with him. That dog was very protective of him,
and when Jim met the love of his life, Marie M. (Squier) Wolf, that dog was not
very happy for Marie was in his way. Nonetheless, the dog was long gone and
Marie survived Jim for 66 years.
his wife Marie dearly. They were married July 16, 1950 at First Baptist Church
in Boise, Idaho and spent a wonderful 66 years together. They were blessed with
3 beautiful children- Jim H. Jr., Ricky E. and Cindy M. They traveled all over
the United States with their friends and family. Whether cruise or motorhome,
the two of them were side by side living life to
Jim was a
great journeyman and an excelled carpenter and builder. He proudly built and
remodeled homes all over Idaho and Oregon and even built his own family a cabin
at Clear Creek, where they spent many summers laughing and making memories.
Jim’s hobbies included fishing, hunting, shooting, riding motorcycles, four
wheelers and snowmobiles.
survived by his son Jim H. Wolf Jr., daughter Cindy Dalton (Ron), 5
grandchildren, Steve Wolf, Justin Wolf (Pam), Jessica Brown (Ricky), Chelsy
Ward (Spencer) and Katelyn Dalton, along with 11 great grandchildren, 3 great
step grandchildren and his 3 sisters, Glenna Finley, Marilyn Zamudio and
Lucille Reid. He is preceded in death by his wife Marie M. Wolf, son
father Glenn Wolf and mother Pearl Francis Jennings Wolf.
will be held Wednesday, January 1, 2019 from 5-8pm at Alden-Waggoner Funeral
Chapel. Funeral service will be conducted Thursday, January 2, 2019 at 11:00am
at Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel, with a graveside to follow at Dry Creek
On behalf of
Jim’s family, we would like to thank the staff at Morning Star Englewood and
Keystone Hospice. We can’t thank you enough for the care you provided for our
dad/grandpa/brother for 2 years. In lieu of flowers please donate to the