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17 September, 1920 19 August, 1996
The Idaho Press-Tribune
21 August, 1996

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Wilbur Monroe
   Wilbur T. Monroe, 75, of Nampa, died Monday, August 19, 1996, at home.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, August 22, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Arrangements are under the direction of Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Wilbur was born September 17, 1920, in Newcastle, Wyoming, a son of Zachary T. and Beulah V. Tate Monroe.  His family moved to Caldwell in 1934, where he graduated from Caldwell High School in 1940.  During World War II he served in the 25th Field Artillery Battalion, in the European Theatre from 1941 until 1944.  Wilbur married Loris C. James, of Nampa, on October 19, 1947, in Winnemucca, Nevada.  He worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 31 years retiring in 1974.
    Wilbur is survived by his wife, Loris; a daughter, Katie Leonard and her husband, Kent of Nampa; a son, Mark Monroe and his wife, Patti of Kuna; two granddaughters, Kasey Leonard of Nampa, Missy Monroe of Kuna; two grandsons, Troy Monroe of Kuna, Jason and his wife, Carrie Monroe of Nampa; one great-grandson, Cody Monroe of Nampa; three sisters, Elvina Fairbanks of Star, Mary Ridder of Boise, and Rose Sisk of Sun City Center, Florida.
    He was preceded in death by his parents.

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