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
Officiating will be Dr. James O. York Sr., of the Nampa
First Christian Church, and the Rev. Ernest E. Wilson, of
the Nampa First
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
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
and later at the Beatty Funeral Chapel in Emmett.
served in the United States Navy during the Korean conflict
as a hospital corpsman in
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
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
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.