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Information for Cleo Franklin King

27 August, 1917 - 22 July, 1986

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

July, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Cleo King

    Services for Cleo Franklin King, 68, of Nampa, who died Tuesday, July 22, at a Boise hospital will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  The Rev. Richard Reneau, pastor of the Nampa Fellowship Tabernacle Church, will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Mr. King was born on Aug. 27, 1917, at Bartley, Neb., to Frank and Ethel Hoover King.  He was reared and educated in Bartley.  After his schooling he farmed with his parents.  They later moved to Idaho and settled in the Boise Valley.
    He married Virginia Heegard on July 19, 1940, in Caldwell, and they made their home in Nampa where they farmed. He worked on the Basin Land Irrigation Project near Nampa as a watermaster.  Virginia died on Aug. 10, 1973.
    He then married Lilly Pearl Cutler on April 29, 1974, in Winnemucca. Nev., and they lived on the Basin Land Project.  In January 1975 he went to work for the Boise School District and was custodian for North Jr. High School.  He retired in 1983.  They lived in Emmett for a short time and then returned to Nampa where they have since resided.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; one son, Frank King, Twin Falls; two daughters, Karen Argast of Idaho Falls, and Patricia King of Nampa; three stepsons, Gary Cutler Portland, Ore., Ore., James Cutler of Woodburn, Ore., and Merle Cutler Jr. of Nampa; three sisters, Lois Turpin, Hilma Kennel and Edna Gammil, all of Nampa; one brother, Doyle King of Kuna; his mother, Ethel King of Kuna; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    Besides his first wife he was preceded in death by his father, one brother and one sister.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, 151 E. Bannock St., Boise, Idaho, or flowers may be sent.

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