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Information for Lydal Wayne Richesin

5 January 1901 - 27 July 1968

From The Idaho Statesman

July 1968
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Lydal Wayne Richesin

NAMPA Services for Lydal Wayne Richesin, 67, of 204 Maple, who died Saturday morning in a Nampa hospital following a short illness, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Alsip Chapel by the Rev. Leo Reed, pastor of the Nampa First Baptist Church.  Interment will follow at Hillcrest.
    Mr. Richesin was born Jan. 5, 1901, at Boone County, Ark.  He married Ruth Journagan on Sept. 10, 1922, at Mincey, Mo.  He joined the Baptist Church in 1930 at Grove, Okla.  The family came to Idaho in 1935, and he farmed at Melba and at Nampa for several years.  He was the owner of the Snack Shop Cafe in Nampa from 1952 until 1963, and was active in this business until his retirement in 1963.  He was a member of the Nampa First Baptist Church.
    Survivors include his wife, Ruth of Nampa; five daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Neola) Strom of Portland, Ore., Mrs. Albert (Chloe) Schwandt of Rockford, Ill., Mrs. Murle (Evelyn) Romjue of Nampa, Mrs. Jim (Peggy) Lay of Lomond, Alta., Can., and Mrs. Eugene (Connie) Ertel of Sacramento, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Jess Brown of Caldwell and Mrs. Dwight Albright of Medford, Ore.; six brothers, Guy of Fresno, Calif., Bob of Cools, Calif., Tom and Dick, both of Caldwell and Hugh and Fred, both of Omaha, Ark.; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    His mother, Mrs. Zella Richesin of Caldwell, died in 1967, and a brother, Bert Richesin of Fruitland, died in 1967. His father, William Richesin, also preceded him in death.


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