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Information for Fred P. Heiss

18 April, 1899 - 26 January, 1976

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1976
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Fred P. Heiss

    NAMPA Graveside  funeral services for Fred P. Heiss, 76, of 131 Hudson, who died at a Nampa hospital on Monday, following an extended illness, will be conducted Friday at 1 p.m. at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with the War Eagle Barracks, No. 459, Veterans of World War I, Nampa, officiating.  The cortege will leave the Alsip Funeral Chapel at 12:30 p.m.
    Mr. Heiss was born April 18, 1899, at Bonilla, S.D. He later moved with his family to Huron, S.D. where he attended school.  He was married to Opal Stewart on April 16, 1934, at Woonsocket, S D.  Following their marriage they resided in Huron, S.D. where he worked with the Chicago Northwestern Railroad.  In 1945, they moved to Nampa where he worked for the Union Pacific Railroad as a car inspector until he retired in 1966.  He was a member of the War Eagle Barracks No. 459, Veterans of World War I, Nampa, Railway Carmen of America No. 590, Nampa, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2103 of Nampa.
    He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Opal Heiss, Nampa; three sons, Richard, Lavista, Neb., Robert, Nampa, and Eugene, Havre de Grace, Md.; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Anderson, Fargo, N.D., and Mrs. Bessie Spellbring, Eau Claire, Wis.; three grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

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