Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.
We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 208-466-3545 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.
Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.
Managing Partner/Funeral Director
Scott grew up in Spencer, Iowa
where he graduated from Spencer High School. After attending the University of
Northern Iowa, he moved to Chicago, Illinois to attend Worsham College of
Mortuary Science where he earned his Associate of Science degree in 2012. Scott completed his apprenticeship at
Chicagoland’s largest Jewish funeral home, Chicago Jewish Funerals under David
I. Jacobson. After completing the
necessary course work for his apprenticeship he was offered a position as a
licensed funeral director under Eugene Cha and his four funeral homes in the
Chicagoland area servicing 600 families annually. Getting the opportunity to better himself in
the funeral industry, Scott joined Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel in
2017. Scott is a licensed Idaho mortician
and an Illinois and Iowa funeral director/embalmer. When he is not serving families, Scott enjoys
golfing, staying active in the community, cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes,
keeping his English Lab, Sophie, and Golden Retreiver, Sadie, entertained and driving his wife, Sami, crazy. Scott and Sami are very excited to call Nampa
home and are eager to make a difference in the community.
Funeral Director Intern/Community Outreach Coordinator/Administrative Assistant
Samantha "Sami" is the wife of Scott and was born and raised in a small town south of Chicago. She graduated from Dwight High School and went on to attend Joliet Junior College. Sami has always had to passion to become a funeral director, so she moved to Chicago and attended Worsham College of Mortuary Science where she earned her Associate of Science degree in 2015. She served her apprenticeship in Chicago at a very diverse funeral home in the city and has come to learn the customs of many different cultures. Sami is a licensed Illinois funeral director and a licensed Idaho mortician intern. When Sami is not serving the wonderful Treasure Valley community, she enjoys taking Sophie and Sadie to the Nampa Dog Park, riding bikes on the Green Belt, hiking and exploring.
John was born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho, and he graduated
from Pocatello High School. Growing up he spent his time playing football and
skiing. Following Johns high school graduation, he served a church mission. After
returning home from his missionary service he studied at Brigham Young
University-Idaho where he received an Associate of General Studies. Following
his graduation, he began school in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Cincinnati College
of Mortuary Science, there he received a Bachelor of Mortuary Science. After
graduating, John began his apprenticeship with a well-respected funeral home in
his hometown of Pocatello. In 2017, John joined Alsip and Persons Funeral home
and has greatly enjoyed serving the Treasure Valley community. John loves spending time with his wife and
baby boy, and his two pups; as well as being active with his church and
My name is Sadie and I am tasked to lighten the mood at one of the most difficult times for families. I will greet you at the door and give you plenty of love. If you don't want me around, I will go take a nap in my mom's office. When I am not working, I enjoy terrorizing my sister, Sophie, napping and going for walks.
My great grandparents on my maternal side came to the Treasure Valley in 1881. My paternal grandparents came in 1907. I was born in Boise and graduated from Nampa Christian School. I worked for a local business in Boise and Mountain Home for 32 years. Beginning in December of 1999, I started working for the funeral home. In 2001, I became a family services staff member, primarily doing preplanned funerals. Over the years I have been involved in The Optimist Club, Chamber of Commerce, MADD, Roadway Ministries, My Church, and being a Father and Grandfather. Some of the activities that I enjoy are my family, traveling, hiking, snowmobiling, and motorcycling.
I was born and raised in Chicago, IL, graduated from Carl Schurz High School and went to Wright Jr. College for two years. After that time, I took Horace Greeley’s advice to “Go west young man, go west!” I came to visit my brother Paul who was working at the time for Alsip Funeral Chapel and John Alsip. After serving for two years in the Army in France and Germany, I returned to Nampa and then to Bend, Oregon to start in the newspaper advertising business. After thirty-three years working in California, Oregon, and finishing 13 years as the Advertising Director here in Nampa for the Idaho Press Tribune, I retired. My wife DyAnn and I have raised six children and now have 18 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. I’ve been a life long Cubs fan and my claim to fame is my nephew, John Garland, who currently pitches for the L.A. Angels after eight years and a World Series win with the Chicago White Sox.I love to play golf and am a member of the Purple Sage Golf Course in Caldwell. I’ve been a staff member here at Alsip’s since 1999.
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I was born in Sioux City, Iowa, where I was raised and received my high school education. I graduated from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma and Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri.Pat and I were married in Madill, Oklahoma in 1952 and have two sons, four grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
We have served as pastor in the Church of the Nazarene for 43 years in Colorado, Illinois, Nebraska, Arizona, and Idaho. And even in retirement we have the privilege of helping in our local Church in visitation and senior ministries and serving people in their time of need through Alsip & Persons Funeral Chapel. After a lengthy battle with cancer Pat passed away in December of 2009.
Someday I will fully retire.
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