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Information for Larry Delano Kroush

28 November, 1932 - 17 March, 1975

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

March, 1975
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Larry D. Kroush

    NAMPA - Funeral services for Larry Delano Kroush, 42, 110 Benewah Place, who died at a Nampa hospital Monday following an extended illness, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
    Officiating will be Dr. James O. York Sr., of the Nampa First Christian Church, and the Rev. Ernest E. Wilson, of the Nampa First Methodist Church.  Interment will follow in the Garden of Communion, Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Mr. Kroush was born Nov. 28, 1932, at Emmett.  He attended school in Emmett, and was graduated from Emmett High School.  He was also a graduate of the California College of Mortuary Science in Los Angeles, Calif.  He began working in funeral service in the fall of 1950 at Summers Funeral Home in Boise, and later at the Beatty Funeral Chapel in Emmett.
    He served in the United States Navy during the Korean conflict as a hospital corpsman in Japan and Korea.  Upon his return from the service he went to work for the Alsip Funeral Chapel in the fall of 1953.
    He was married to Enid St. Germain at Emmett on June 20, 1954.
    Since 1961 he had served as manager of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.  In 1970 he acquired an interest in the business, serving as vice president and secretary.  He was also president of Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Mr. Kroush was past master of Nampa Lodge No. 29, AF&M; a greeter in the El Korah Temple Shrine; a member of the Knights Templar; past high priest of Cyrus Chapter No. 2, Royal Arch Masons; a member of Nampa Elks Lodge No. 1389; past patron of Nampa Chapter No. 30, Order of the Eastern Star; a member of the DeMolay Legion of Honor; a member of the Idaho State Preceptory; past president and member of the Nampa Rotary Club; chairman of the Idaho State Funeral Examining Board; member of the Nampa Aero Club; a member of the First Christian Church and a member of the board of the Nampa Golden Glow Towers.  He was a member of the board of directors of the Nampa Area United Way and had served as its president and campaign chairman, and was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Nampa Jaycees.
    He is survived by his wife Enid; one daughter, Angela Corine; by his father and mother Ez and Josephine Kroush of Emmett; one brother, Robert E. Kroush of Twin Falls; one sister, Mrs. Leon (Dixie) Weeks of Nampa; and by numerous nieces and nephews.

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