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Information for Sherman David Friend

22 Jay, 1918 - 13 January, 1997

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1997
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Sherman Friend

    Sherman David Friend, 78, of Nampa, died Monday Jan. 13, 1997, at a Caldwell hospital of natural causes.  Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 17, 1997, at the Caldwell First Baptist Church, 221 E. Linden, Caldwell.  Rev. Dick Shaw will officiate.  Inurnment will be at a later date in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Sherman was born May 22, 1918, in Huston, Missouri, to August and Sealey Ann Pryor Friend.  The youngest of 8 children, he grew up and attended school in Licking, Missouri.  He worked in Saw Mills until he went to California in 1940 and worked in the shipyards.  In 1946 he moved to Kansas where he worked in the oil and gas fields and then in 1955 he moved to Idaho and worked on gas pipe lines.  In 1959 he went to work for Homedale Tractor John Deere until 1976 when he went to work for Canyon County Road and Bridge as a heavy duty mechanic.  He retired in 1981.
    He married Juanita L. Kerns on April 8, 1950, in Garden City, Kansas.  He loved fishing, gardening, helping others and being with his family.
    He is survived by his wife, Juanita of Nampa; two daughters, Loretta Mae Scott of Nampa, and Ethel Ann Hill of Caldwell; four grandchildren, Penny R. Scott of Seattle, Charles D. Scott and his wife, Tiffany of Meridian, David A. Hill and his wife, Mila of White Salmon, Wa., and Michele L. Scott of Boise; one great-granddaughter, Ryley Anne Scott of Meridian; three sisters, Oma Lappin of Hugoton, Kn., Mandy Venable of Success, Mo., Minnie Rennick of Licking, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his mother and father, three brothers, and one sister.
    Memorials may be made to West Valley Medical Center, Home Health Program, 1717 Arlington Ave., Caldwell, ID 83605.

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