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Information for Chesley Campbell Fisk

19 December, 1920 - 6 December, 1995

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

10 December, 1995

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Chesley Fisk

    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 in 1985.
    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 Department.
    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 Christina.
    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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