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Information for G. Ione Kreider Hickox

7 November, 1910 - 17 March, 1994

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

March, 1994
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Ione Hickox

    G. Ione Hickox, 81, of Wilder, died Thursday, March 17, 1994, at a Nampa care center. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday March 21, 1994, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  A nephew, Rev. Jim Rider of Gig Harbor, Washington, will officiate assisted by Rev. Ramiro Cruz-Ahedo of the Wilder United Methodist Church.  Interment will follow at the Wilder Cemetery.  Mrs. Hickox was born Nov. 7, 1910, on the family homestead near Wilder, a first child, and daughter of Pete and Gladys Stone Kreider.  She was reared and educated in Wilder and graduated from the College of Idaho in 1932.  She married Volney William Hickox on April 16, 1933, in Caldwell by Dr. Springer.
    The couple settled in Weiser where he did custom farming.  In 1939, they moved to Wilder to the Kreider family ranch where they have since resided.  Mr. Hickox died Oct. 31, 1992.
    Ione was a member and Past Noble Grand of the Rebeccah Lodge #75, Wilder, and a life time member of the Wilder United Methodist Church.
    She was also a retired member of Eastern Star, Wilder.
    Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, William and Nona Hickox; a son-in-law, Jim Kenney of Melba; a brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Joann Kreider of Evanston, Wyo.; a sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Frank Albrecht of Portland, Ore.; five grandchildren, Jeff Keeney and his wife Theresa of Melba, Jonica Oats of Eagle, Janet Keeney of Forest Grove, Oregon, Holly and her husband Paul Escobar of Boise and Chad Hickox of Boise, and five great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Phyllis Keeney and a great-grandson, Kole Jimmy Keeney.
    The family suggests that memorials be made to the Wilder United Methodist Church.

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