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Information for Ernest Leroy Pollard
31 December 1913 - 10 June 1986
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
June 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Ernest Pollard

     Graveside services for Ernest L. Pollard, 72, of Parma, who died Tuesday, June 10, at home of natural causes, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, at the Lower Boise Cemetery near Parma.
    The Rev. Paul F. Evans of the Kirkpatrick Memorial Presbyterian Church, Parma, will officiate, under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell,
    Mr. Pollard was born Dec. 31, 1913, in Phillips County, Kansas, to Deloss and Maude Pollard.  He was reared and educated in Kansas.
    He married Hazel Miller Jan. 19, 1935, in Kansas.
    They moved to Idaho in 1936 and settled in the Wilder area.  He worked various jobs there until 1941.  They then moved to southern California, where he worked in a chemical plant.  In 1944, they moved back to Wilder and in 1945, began farming there.
    In December 1956, they moved to a farm in the Ten Davis area near Parma and had farmed and lived there since that time.  He retired in 1975 due to ill health.
    He was a member of the Wilder IOOF Lodge.
    He is survived-by his wife of Parma; a son, Gary Pollard of Tualatin, Ore.; a daughter, Carole Kinslow of Fremont, Calif.; his mother, Maude Pollard Green of Wilder; a brother, Eldon D. Pollard of Caldwell; three sisters, Lucille Butler of Wilder, Leota Pirrong of Boise and Betty Sommers of Smith, Nev.; six grandchildren, Bradley, Amber, Candace and Anthony Pollard of Tualatin; and Melissa and Rebecka Kinslow, both of Fremont.
    He was preceded in death by his father and a sister.
    Memorials may be made to the Kirkpatrick Church in Parma, the Wilder United Methodist Church, or a favorite charity.

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