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Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel in Nampa, ID

Funeral, Cremation & Celebration of Life Services

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.

Clarke V. Thomson

Clarke V. Thomson

Managing Partner, Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer

Clarke is originally of Magrath, Alberta, Canada. He began his career in the funeral profession in 2000  in the San Francisco Bay Area after completing a two year degree at Ricks College. He attended San Francisco College of Mortuary Science and later went on to receive his bachelor’s at San Francisco State University. In 2007, Clarke, and his wife, Sarah, relocated to Washington State where they raised their family for 13 years.

Clarke has been blessed with a beautiful family. He values the time with his wife  and their four children. While an introvert at heart, Clarke loves the one on one connections that are made from meeting people, and loves to discover the connections that bind a community. He is active in his church and loves the time spent with his family and supporting the interests of his children.


John Michael Noorda

John Michael Noorda

Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer

John was born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho and is a graduate of Pocatello High School. As a youth he had a passion for playing football and skiing.

Upon high school graduation, he served a church mission, then pursued his studies at Brigham Young University-Idaho where he received an Associate of General Studies. He then enrolled at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where he received a Bachelors 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 Chapel and has greatly enjoyed serving the Treasure Valley community through providing unique and personalized services tailored to those whom he serves. In his spare time he is out creating adventures and memories with his wife and kids, exploring all that the area has to offer. He also finds joy in being active with his church and community.


Seth Nettleton

Seth Nettleton

Family Service Advisor

When we face an untimely death in the family, it is natural for our world to
come unraveled. Pre-planning our memorial takes the burden of making
important decisions for your loved ones during a difficult time. Seth, as a
Funeral Planning Professional, 'will assist you toward a secure and complete
plan to fulfill your personal wishes. Whether you want burial or cremation
and all other elements of the funeral, Seth has the compassion to answer
the questions, guide you through the process and help you make the right
decisions for you and your family.

Seth was born and raised in the Treasure Valley. After graduation,
completing his military obligation and working in business for many years,
Seth found his niche in the funeral business. Seth has worked with Alsip
Funeral Chapel for over twenty-three years. One family noted; Seth was
professional, caring and expertise in preparing our mother's flyneral wishes.
We are very grateful for the burden that was lifted and comforted that every
detail is taken care of.

Seth and his wife, Phyllis, enjoy traveling, grandkids (21), family, friends
and the beautiful Treasure Valley
. Nowhere else have we found a more
peaceful valley rich with opportunities and resources like the treasure chest
of home. They are loving life in the golden years.

Telephone: 1-208-880-9841

Chuck Hagemeier

Chuck Hagemeier


Chuck has been an integral part of our team since 2014. He serves as an Elder in the Church of the Nazarene, and has served as a senior pastor in both the southwest and the northwest. Since retiring, Chuck has served as Associate Pastor of College Church of the Nazarene in the area of Adult Ministries.

Chuck has also served in the role of a Police Chaplain; while serving the community of Longmont, Colorado before relocating to Nampa where he was also a Chaplain with the Nampa Police Department for 20 years.

John Rybarczyk (JR)

John Rybarczyk (JR)


JR was born and raised in Chicago, IL, graduating from Carl Schurz High School before attending Wright Jr. College for two years.  After that time, JR took Horace Greeley’s advice to “Go west young man, go west!” and came to visit his 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, JR 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, he retired.

JR and his wife DyAnn have raised six children and now have 18 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He’s been a lifelong Cubs fan. His claim to fame is his nephew, John Garland, who pitched for the L.A. Angels after eight years and a World Series win with the Chicago White Sox.

JR is an avid golf player and a member of the Purple Sage Golf Course in Caldwell. He has been a part of  the Alsip’s Team since 1999.

Mahayla Robarge


Mahayla Robarge was born and raised in Lawrence, Kansas. She graduated from Lawrence Virtual High School in 2021, one semester early. She attended the University of Kansas for one year, before deciding to move to Idaho alone in September of 2022 in pursuit of career opportunities. Mahayla is a strong advocate for mental health, and participates in peer support in her free time. She is proud to have Hispanic roots. She loves any kind of warm weather, animals of all kinds, traveling, cooking, and painting. She plans to continue her education to obtain her degree in mortuary science. 

Sarah Thomson

Administrative Assistant

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Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel
404 10th Avenue South
| Nampa, ID 83651
Tel: 208-466-3545
| Fax: 208-468-0274


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