will be held at Greenleaf Friends
Church at 1:30 p.m. on Tues-day,
December 13, for Granger Longstroth, age 82, who passed away
at the Benedictine Nursing
Center, Mt. Angel, Ore.,
on December 2, 1994. His
son-in-law, Earl Tycksen, will conduct the service.
A private burial will
be held earlier at the Greenleaf Cemetery.
was born August 10, 1912, in
Garland, Utah. He
moved with his parents to the Pleasant Ridge-Greenleaf area in
1918. He is a graduate
Academy, class of 1930.
As a young man Granger
made a commitment to Christ and throughout his life remained
faithful to that commitment. He
married Margaret Rinard in Greenleaf on September 20, 1934.
They lived in the
Greenleaf area where Granger drove truck for Dairymen's
Creamery and then farmed until 1942 when they moved to Nampa.
He was employed by
the U.S. Employment Service (Dept. of Agriculture) from 1942
until 1945. He
operated Longstroth Realty in Nampa from 1946 to 1952,
when he went to work for the Idaho State Department of
Employment, serving in Caldwell, Grangeville and Emmett,
retiring in 1974. He
then worked in his son's realty office in Emmett.
They moved to
Sunnyridge Manor in
Nampa in 1980.
as president of the Nampa Junior Chamber of Commerce and later
was Idaho State
vice president of that organization.
He was involved in the
Emmett Kiwanis Club, holding offices as secretary, vice
president and president, and also served as Idaho State Lt.
Governor. He was
active in the Friends
Church in Nampa, Greenleaf and Emmett, as well as the
Grangeville and Emmett Nazarene churches.
He was a member of the
Greenleaf Riding Club and the Gideons organization.
moved to Salem, Ore.,
in 1991 for health reasons.
His wife of 60
years, Margaret, survives, as well as his four children, Annie
(Earl) Tycksen, Spokane,
WA, Larry (Veva) Longstroth,
(Ida) Longstroth, Salem,
OR, and Bruce (Sharon)
Longstroth, Newberg, OR.
He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 8
His parents preceded him in death.
A time of visiting
and refreshments will be held in the Fireside Room at the
church for friends and relatives following the service.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial gifts may be sent to Northwest Yearly Meeting of
Friends, 200 N. Meridian, Newberg, OR.