Information for Keith McKern Leedy

19 July, 1923 26 January, 1986

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Keith Leedy

    Graveside services for Keith McKern Leedy, 62, Caldwell, who died Sunday, Jan. 26, at the Caldwelr hospital of natural causes, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Father John Koelsch of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caldwell, will officiate under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mr. Leedy was born July 19, 1923, at Canyon City, Ore., to Harry S. and Veda L. McKern Leedy.  As a small child, he moved with his family to Payette and later to Caldwell, where be attended school and graduated from Caldwell High School in 1941.
    He attended the College of Idaho before serving in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.  He was honorably discharged in 1945 as a platoon sergeant.  He owned and operated the Leedy's Cafe in Payette and Caldwell for many years.
    He is survived by his mother, Veda Leedy of Caldwell; two daughters, Karen Swope of Boise and Nachele Farden of Caldwell; a son, Keith A. Leedy of Seffner, Fla.; and eight grandchildren, Leslie and Karl Adler, Leah, Kort, Kelley and Alana Leedy and Greg, Jeff and Jolene Farden.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Harry.


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