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Information for Chester L. Roberts

24 January, 1912 - 23 February, 1975

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

24 February, 1975
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Chester L. Roberts

    CALDWELL - Memorial services for Chester L. Roberts, 63, of Greenleaf, who died Sunday morning at a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Greenleaf Friends Church by the Rev. Paul E. Goins.
    Services are under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    He was born on Jan. 24, 1912, in Allen, Neb., where he was reared and educated.  he married Phyllis Ankeny there on Aug. 9, 1935.  The couple farmed in Nebraska until moving to Caldwell in 1956.  He was employed by West Gemco, Inc., of Caldwell until 1967, when he became associated with the Agricultural Equipment Technical School in Caldwell.
    He was a life-time member of the Friends Church and had been active as a Sunday school teacher and Spiritual Life Board member at the Greenleaf Friends Academy.
    Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Dwain, Boise, Bob, Stevensville, Mont., and Dave Roberts, Caldwell; two daughters, Delores Choate, Seattle, Wash., and Denise Roberts, at home, a brother, Jasper Roberts, Caldwell; a sister, Ruth Ingalls, Princeton, Minn.; a half-sister, Hazel Wright, in California; and 11 grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by one sister, six half-brothers and three half-sisters.
    Friends may call at the chapel Tuesday until 8:30 p.m.
    Memorials may be given to the Sports Scoreboard Fund of Greenleaf Friends Academy.



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