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Information for Edward Floyd Hicks

2 December, 1912 - 7 June, 1990

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

June, 1990
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Edward Hicks

    Memorial graveside serviced for Edward F. Hicks, 77, of Caldwell, who died Thursday, June 7, 1990, at a Boise hospital, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 11, 1990, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Military rites will be offered by Canyon County Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
    Mr. Hicks was born Dec. 2, 1912, in Troy, Idaho, a son of Earl Roy and Cora Matilda Johnson Hicks.  He was reared and educated in the Bruneau area and graduated from Bruneau High School.  He worked as a rancher and a miner before enlisting into the U.S. Army.  He served in the Pacific Theatre during World War II, and flew many glider missions.  Following his military service he returned to ranching and later worked for the J.R. Simplot Company prior to his retirement.  He married Jane Mills in December of 1970 in Nampa.  Edward was an avid fisherman and deer hunter and a member of the National Rifle Association.  His family and friends will greatly miss him and his wonderful sense of humor.
    He is survived by his wife of Caldwell, his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, two sisters and nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
    The family suggests memorials to the VFW or flowers may be sent.

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