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Information for Roy Jess Fortik

17 September, 1908 - 11 December, 1986

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1986

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Roy Fortik

    Services for Roy Jess Fortik, 78, of Caldwell, who died Thursday, Dec. 11, in a Caldwell nursing home of natural causes, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Caldwell Free Methodist Church.
    Private burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens under the direction of Flahiff Funeral CHapel of Caldwell.
    Mr. Fortik was born Sept. 17, 1908, in Ansley, Neb., to Frank and Augusta Schamann Fortik,  he was reared and educated at Ansley.
    He married Carrie A. Dollarhide on March 25, 1928, at St. Paul, Neb.  They farmed at Ansley until Oct. 4, 1943, when they moved to Nampa.  In June of 1944 they moved to Homedale.  In December of the same year they moved to a farm near Caldwell.
    They farmed until 1958 when he had to quit due to porr health.  They then moved into Caldwell and he worked for a time as a carpenter.
    His hobbies included building and remodeling.
    He attended the Caldwell Free Methodist Church.
    He is survived by his wife; three sons, Dale Fortik of Seattle, Merle Fortik of Altamonte Springs, Fla., and Denny Fortik of Caldwell; two sisters, Edith Standage of Poole, Neb., and Doris Rosentreader of Ansley; two grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by one sister.
    Memorials may be made to the Caldwell Free Methodist Church or to the American Cancer Society.
    Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Caldwell Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon.

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