|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1013, Philippines|
|Death: ||Dec. 27, 2007|
Estanislao "Stanley" Agbanglo Adona age 94 passed away from earthly life on Dec. 27, 2007, in Nampa, Idaho. He died from complications stemming from Alzheimer disease. Stanley was born Nov. 13, 1913 in Apari, Cagayan, Philippines to Pedro Adona and Melicia Agbanglo. He was not an educated man at school but in life was well educated.
He met Claire Jeanne Cecile Horn and four years later they were married on June 9, 1960 in Payette, Idaho. From this union four children were born, adding to the three children that Clair had from a previous marriage. Stanley was a migrant farm laborer most of his life. He worked in the lettuce, asparagus, sugar beets, onions and other crops. Sometimes he was the camp cook.
He came to America by boat in 1930, arriving in Seattle, Wash., and from the beginning said, "You're in America, learn English." His employment history included: busboy, hotel work, migrant farm work and his last job was in 1990 working for Green Giant in Buhl, Idaho. Stanley loved fishing off the piers of Calif.; teaching his children to work and build buildings; watching football and his grandson Casey in the Nampa High School marching band and playing solitaire. Dad loved to cook and was a good cook.
Stanley is survived by his wife Claire Jeanne of Nampa, three step children: Marie Flores, Nampa; Paula Tualla, Porterville, Calif.; Anita (Kenny) Shaw, West Valley City, Utah; Estanislao "Stan" (Allison), Pocatello; Frances Adona, Nampa; Herman (Holly) Adona, Moscow and Gretchen (Kim) Hunter, Ogden, Utah; 22 Grandchildren: Antonio, Rufino III, David, Rene (Emily) Flores, Sonya (Davey) Ramos, Matt, Dan and Ben Shaw, Drew, Aubrey & Jakob Adona, Casey and Carlin Adona, Briar, Emery, Tellon & Caden Adona, Orion, Robert, Camille, Amy and William Hunter; four great grandchildren: Austin, Amaya, Archie and Ramona Flores.
Stanley was one of the original Filipinos who settled in the Nampa, Idaho area. He was one of the last old Filipinos alive and still attending the Filipino dinner party in Wilder, Idaho. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, in the LDS Chapel at 121 N. Canyon Street, Nampa. Bishop Todd Lakey will officiate. Interment will be at Kohlerlawn Cemetery, Nampa.
A viewing will be held Thursday from 3-5 p.m. at Zeyer Funeral Chapel, 83 N. Midland Blvd., Nampa and on Friday at the church from 9-9:45 a.m. prior to services. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Nampa High Band Program c/o Dr. Tom Stone, 203 Lake Lowell, Nampa, Idaho. 83686 The family wishes to thank all the people at St. Luke's, Boise and Sunbridge Care Center for their great love and help.
Published in the Idaho Statesman on 1/2/2008.
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Jan 02, 2008
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