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Information for Sherman Arthur Robey
11 August 1907 - 29 July 1986
From The Idaho Press-Tribune

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Sherman Robey

     Graveside services for Sherman A. Robey, 78, of Parma, who died Tuesday, July 29, in the Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Wilder Cemetery.  The Rev. Raymond Thompson of United Methodist Church of Caldwell will officiate under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Caldwell.
    Mr. Robey was born on Aug. 11, 1907, at Butler, Mo.  He was reared and educated in Missouri. He  worked throughout the Midwest during the crop harvest season for many years.  He moved to Idaho in 1940 and lived in the Parma area.  He worked for various farmers in the Parma-Wilder area and later owned and operated a farm in the Fargo area near Wilder.  He also worked at the sugar beet factory in Nyssa.  He worked at the Carnation and J.R. Simplot companies.
    He married Elsie Carver on Nov. 4, 1970, at Winnemucca, Nev. 
    In 1976 he became sexton of the Parma Cemetery where he worked until his retirement in 1985.
    He is survived by his wife of Parma; five sons, Don, Russell and Glenn, all of Cheyenne, Wyo., Albert of Grand Junction, Colo., and Gary of Rifle, Colo.; three stepsons, John and Robert Gentry of Caldwell and Andy Gentry of Boise; three daughters, JoAnn Ebbers of Nyssa, Faye Koppold of Iowa, and Sandra Journey of Cheyenne, Wyo.; one stepdaughter, Mary Gentry of Caldwell; 20 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; three great-grand-children and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by three brothers, three sons, one stepson and three grandchildren.
    Friends may call at Flahiff Chapel Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m.





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