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Information for John Perot
11 July, 1924 - 31 October 1985
Obituary from the Idaho Press-Tribune
November 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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John Perot

     Services for John Perot, 61, Wilder, who died Thursday, Oct. 31, at a Boise hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.
    The Rev. Alfred R. Bowens of the Church of God and Christ, Boise, will officiate.  Interment will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the Wilder Cemetery.
    Mr. Perot was born July 11, 1924, at Natchitoches, La.  He attended several schools in the Natchitoches parish.  He joined the U.S. Army in January of 1943, served during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1952.  He worked on several dam construction projects in Nevada and followed the hydro-electric construction projects in several states.
    He married Mary James on July 3, 1973, in Kennewick, Wash., and retired in 1973 due to ill health.  They resided at Pasco, Wash., until moving to Wilder in 1980.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
    He is survived by his wife of Wilder, five sons, John Perot Jr. of Boise, Michael Perot of Kennewick, Archi Trahan of Walla Walla, Wash., Nelson Trahan of Augusta, Ga., and Willie B. Jones Jr. of Wilder; two daughters, Elizabeth Grigsby of Kennewick and Treva Perot of Wilder; one brother, E. Perot of Slidell, La.; five grandchildren, and one nephew.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and two sister.
    Memorials may he made to the American Cancer Society or a favorite charity.
    Friends may call Sunday from 1 until 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.

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