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David M. Shove

November 17, 1940 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 81)


David Martin Shove went to be with Jesus on December 9, 2021. He was born in Moscow, ID on November 17, 1940 to Martin and Ruth Dahl Shove. The family moved to Juliaetta when he was 4 years old. He graduated from Kendrick High School in 1959 and from Northwest Nazarene College in 1969. He worked for the Idaho Transportation Department for 30 years retiring in 1999. 

David married the love of his life, Kathy Mattoon, on October 3, 1970. They had 51 wonderful years together. David liked to collect coins and did some woodworking. He especially liked to spend time doing anything with his kids and grandkids. Coaching T Ball and Baseball while their kids were in grade school. He liked to go hunting with his son. David was an active member of the Juliaetta Nazarene Church in Juliaetta, ID. He taught Sunday School, worked with the youth, and served as Missionary President and on the Church Board. 

David is survived by his wife Kathy at their Juliaetta home, daughter Janel and husband Bob Nickel of Lewiston, his son Perry Shove of Juliaetta and his 3 grandchildren Johnny Nickel of Lewiston, Jeff and wife Teraysa Nickel of Fort Worth, TX, and Carrie Nickel of Lewiston. There will be a memorial service at the Juliaetta Nazarene Church, 516 State St, December 21st at 10:30 AM. There will be a dinner at the Kendrick Senior Center immediately following the graveside service. 

In lieu of flowers; memorial donations may be made to Juliaetta Nazarene Church, PO Box 349, Juliaetta, ID 83535 or J-K Ambulance Service, PO Box 182, Kendrick, ID 83537. 

A special thank you to Elite Hospice for the wonderful, compassionate care they gave David in the last few months. We appreciate all of you.

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Memorial Service
December 21, 2021

10:30 AM
Juliaetta Nazarene Church

December 21, 2021

12:00 PM
Kendrick Senior Center

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