Information for Thomas James Croxen
9 January 1888 - 24 April 1967
The Idaho Press-Tribune
April 1967

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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 Memorial Gardens.
    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.


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