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Information for Fred A. Grooms

11 May, 1927 - 1 April, 1992

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

April, 1992
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Fred Grooms

    Graveside services for Fred A. Grooms, 64, of Homedale, who died Wednesday, April 1, 1992, at a Boise hospital, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 6, 1992, at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder, Idaho.  American Legion Post #32 of Homedale will officiate, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.  Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
    Mr. Grooms was born May 11, 1927, at Big Flats, New York, where he was reared and educated.  He served with the U.S. Navy during WWII.  He moved to the Homedale area in 1976.  Fred worked as a truck driver of NACA until his retirement in 1991 and then drove truck for Idaho Sand and Gravel.
    Fred was an avid fisherman and was active in the Homedale American Legion serving as commander.
    He is survived by his wife, Carolyn of Homedale; a son, John Coles of Tacoma, Washington; five stepchildren, Dennis Fuller of Eugene, Oregon, Katheryn Harris of Homedale, Steven Fuller of Bellevue, Washington, Vanessa Cottrell of Carnation, California, and Margaret Fuller of Seattle, Washington; and eleven grandchildren.
    Memorials may be given to the American Legion of Homedale where a dinner will be provided for family and friends following the services.
    Friends may call Sunday from 1 until 5 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.


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