Obituary for Antonio B. Cervantes
5 June, 1923 - 24 January, 1983
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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services for Antonio B. Cervantes, 59, Parma, who died Monday,
Jan. 24, at a Caldwell hospital of natural causes, will be
conducted at 7 p.m. today at the Dakan Funeral Chapel,
Caldwell, with Mass of Christian Burial being conducted at
10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
Catholic Church, Parma, by the Rev Arturo Escobedo.
Interment will follow at the Parma Cemetery, Parma.
He was born June 5, 1923, at Denver, Colo. He was
the second of nine children, five boys and four girls.
He moved with his parents to Mexico in 1932. At an early
age, he came back to the Untied States to work. He
worked for several farmers in the states of Texas, Florida and
Arizona, migrating back and fourth until he came to Idaho in
1958. He married Florentina Alonzo. He worked for
the Nishitani Farms in Caldwell until 1972 when the family
moved to Parma, where they had since resided.
His is survived by his wife of Parma; three sons, Juan,
Fidel and Antonio Jr., all of Parma; one daughter, Francisca
of Parma; his mother; three brothers; four sisters; several
cousins, nieces and nephews.