Thomas J. Richesin, 86, of Fruitland, Idaho, died Sunday
June 11, 1995, at the home of his brother in Nyssa, Oregon.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June
14, 1995, at Hillcrest Memorial Garden, Caldwell, Idaho.
Services are under the direction of Nyssa's Lienkaemper
Thomas was born September 6,
1908, in Arkansas, the son of William C. and Zella Lair
Richesin. He was raised in Arkansas until his family
moved to California. He later joined the U.S. Army,
during World War II, on October 24, 1942, and served until
October 20, 1945. While in the service he received the
Purple Heart Medal. Following the service he later
moved to the Caldwell-Parma area where he farmed for 15
years until his retirement. He moved to Arizona before
moving to Fruitland where he has since resided.
He is survived by his two sister, Helen Albright of Medford,
Oregon and Vita Brown of Los Angeles, California; three
brothers, Fred Richesin of Omaha, Arkansas, Bob Richesin of
Nyssa, Oregon and Billy G. Richesin of Fresno, California;
eighteen nieces and nephews.
may call at Nyssa's Lienkaemper Chapel Tuesday evening, June
13, 1995, from 6 until 8 p.m.