Graveside services for James
Harold Hiskey, 76, of Star, who died Sunday, Jan. 20, in a
Boise nursing home will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the
Greenleaf Cemetery, Greenleaf.
The Rev. Homer Smuck of the McCall Friends Church will
officiate, under direction of the Alden-Waggoner Chapel,
Mr. Hiskey, a truck driver, was born Oct. 6, 1908, in
Lorimor, Iowa, to Elvernas and Jessie Chenoweth Hiskey. As a
small child he moved with his family to Montana and attended
school at Geraldine, Mont.
He married Pauline Harris on March 1, 1935, in Pondera
County, Mont., at Bilbro School, a one-room schoolhouse where
she was the school teacher. They made their home on the edge
of Glacier National Park where he was a cowboy on a dude
ranch. They moved to the Yakima Valley area in Washington and
lived there until 1958, at which time they moved to Greenleaf.
Mr. Hiskey worked as a truck driver for various trucking
companies and retired in 1962. The couple traveled around the
United States in their motor home from 1980 until her death.
He returned to Idaho in August of 1982.
He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Yakima.
He is survived by three sons, Sam Hiskey of Star, and John
and David Hiskey, both of Boise; two daughters, Ione Hiskey of
Holland and Kay Greven of Saint Petersburg Beach, Fla.; a
sister, Cleo Todd of Las Vegas, Nev.; a brother, Fred Hiskey
of Great Falls, Mont.; nine grandchildren; and numerous nieces
His wife, a son, James Harold Hiskey Jr., a brother and
three sisters preceded him in death.