Lloyd E. Allison, 72, Rt 2, Caldwell, who died Tuesday at his
home, will be conducted at 11 am Friday at Dakan Chapel,
Caldwell by the Rev. Stanley Banks, Sterry Memorial
Presbyterian Church, Roswell. Private interment services will
be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
was born May 18, 1900 at Elkhart, Minn, the son of Thomas
Jefferson and Cora Luretta Shoup Allison. At the age of 2, he
moved with his family to Boise, and lived in the valley until
1919, when he entered the Army. He served as a gunnery
sergeant in the infantry at Ft. Benning, GA until 1923. On
June 25, 1924, he married Golda Ruth Brown in Caldwell, ID.
They lived in Hammett for a year before returning to Boise. He
helped organize the Co-op Oil Association, and worked in the
organization for 13 years. He also helped organize and was a
charter member of the Co-op Federal Credit Union, Canyon
County Grange Credit Union, where he held the office of
President-Director for 22 years.
a member of the Oregon Trail, Center Point, and Fargo Granges,
served of a Master at all three Granges, and was a Past Master
of Canyon County Pomona Grange, holding the sixth and seventh
degree. He served as a Canyon County Week Control Board
Commissioner, also served on the fund board for Caldwell
Memorial Hospital, and was Canyon County Assessor from 1963 to
1970, when he retired.
He was affiliated
with the Methodist Church, and had lived the past 30 years in
the Center Point Community.
include his wife, Golda of Caldwell, three sons, Lloyd E. Jr.,
of Nampa, Jack B. of Jerome, and Ralph Roger of Lewiston;
seven daughters, Dorothy Kennelly and Lora M. Schwartz of
Kennewick, WA, Ruth A Robertson and Barbara L. Hume of
Caldwell, Martha J. Taylor of Columbus, OH, Shirley C.
Presnell of Lapwal, Hester M. Wamstad of Davenport, WA; three
sisters and two brothers; thirty-six grandchildren, three
great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Two
brothers, a sister, and a son preceded him in death.
Memorials may be given to Sterry Memorial Presbyterian Church,
Roswell, or a favorite charity.
Pallbearers: Honorary: Matthew Maxwell, Dan Cowling, Sam
Foote, Bruce Markus, Pete Hammon, Russell Fivecoat. Active
pallbearers: Charles, Martin, and Mike Allison, Steve and
Edward Kennelly, Larre Robertson, and Robert & Bradley
Lloyd married Golda Ruth Brown
on 15 Jun 1924 in Caldwell, Idaho. They had eleven children:
Dorothy Kennelly, Lloyd Elwyn "Al" (1926-2011), Jack B.
(1927-1989), Ruth Robertson, Roger, Martha Taylor, Robert
"Bob" Q. (1931-1955), Barbara Hume, Shirley Presnell, Hester
Wamstad, and Lora Swartz.
in the Army from 20 Dec 1919 to 28 Mar 1923.