Thomas Croxen Sr.
Obituary for Thomas James
Croxen Sr., 79, of 143 Hudson St., who died Monday evening
April 24, 1967 at a Boise hospital following an extended
illness, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest
Pallbearers for the
service will be Roy Hensen, Harold Mackey, Robert Stigile,
Mike Hall, Alex Reizenstein, and David Hooper.
Mr. Croxen was born Jan 9, 1888 at Giltner, Neb., and was
reared there. He served in the US Army during World
War I in 1917 and 1918. Hew homesteaded in Mullen,
Neb., and was married to Mary Ann Clary in 1924, at
Torington, Wyo. He farmed at Bayard, Neb., for a
number of years. They moved to Nampa in 1946, and he
worked as a farm hand in the Nampa area until his retirement
in 1952. He was a member of the Methodist Church, and
a member of Ware Eagle Barracks No. 459, Veterans of World
War I, of Nampa.
He is survived by his
wife, Mrs. Mary Ann Croxen of Nampa; four sons, Richard
Croxen of Madras, Ore., and Edward Croxen of Reno, Nev.; two
daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Allen of Caldwell, and Mrs. Twila
Grubbs of Modesto, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Daisy Reab of
Giltner, Neb., and Mrs. Minnie Bye of Modesto, Calif.; two
brothers, Emerson Croxen of Los Angeles, Calif., and Cyrus
Croxen of Hyannis, Neb. Twenty grandchildren and a
number of nieces and nephews also survive. He was
preceded in death by one son and one daughter.