December, 1920 - 6 December, 1995
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
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Chesley Campbell Fisk, 74, of Nampa, Idaho, formerly of Parma,
died suddenly December 6, 1995 of complications from surgery
for an aortic aneurysm.
Ches was born December 19, 1920, in Parma the son of Roger
Lee and Cleora Campbell Fisk. He attended Parma schools
and graduated from Parma High School in 1938. When the
U.S. entered WWII, Ches joined the Navy and served on the USS
Dixie, a destroyer tender in the South Pacific until he was
discharged at the end of the war in 1945.
On March 3, 1949, he married Irma M. Dietrich. They had
three children, Paul and Christina, born in 1951, and Ann,
born in 1953. Ches worked for the Parma Water Lifter Co.
for many years and later for D & B Supply Co. before retiring
Ches was a long time member and elder of Kirkpatrick Memorial
Community Church in Parma and a member of the church choir.
He was a Past Master and 50-year member of the Parma Masonic
Lodge #49, a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies and the El
Korah Shrine Temple. He was a past Parma City Councilman
and for many years was Fire Chief of the Parma Fire
Ches is survived by his wife of 46 years, Irma; a son and
daughter-in-law, Paul and Kim Fisk of Emmett; a daughter and
son-in-law, Ann and Del King of Caldwell; a brother, Roger
Fisk of Nampa; s sister, Ruth Elliott of Vancouver,
Washington; three grandchildren, Erin Fisk, Michael King and
Todd King and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter
Funeral services will be held at 1030 a.m. Monday, December
11, 1995, at Kirkpatrick Memorial Community Church in Parma.
Interment will follow at the Parma Cemetery. Services
are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
The family suggests that memorials be made to Kirkpatrick
Memorial Community Church in Parma or to the Shriner's
Hospital for Crippled Children, Fairfax and Virginia Avenue,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103.
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