Albert B. Cherry, 68, passed away Feb. 26, 1994, at the
Veteran's Hospital in Boise. Funeral Services will be
held Wednesday March 2, 1994 at 11 a.m. in the Caldwell North
Stake Center, located on old Highway 30 off the I-84 exit near
Middleton. The family will greet friends at the Dakan
Funeral Chapel in Caldwell, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, and in
the Relief Society Room at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Burial
will follow at the Middleton Cemetery.
The son of Alloy and Leone T. Cherry, Albert was born
in Fairview, Idaho, Dec. 30, 1925. He lived there until
entering the Army Air Corps in May 1994. He married Lora
Jean Harris, Jan. 27, 1945. He served on Iwo Jima until
his release in 1946.
They moved to the Middleton area in 1954 where he
farmed, worked as a mason and electrician. In 1974 with
his son Blaine, he opened Acro Electric. He was a member
of the LDS Church, Middleton 1st Ward, where his most loved
role was that of Junior Sunday School Superintendent and
working with the children.
He is survived by his wife, Lora Jean Cherry; two
daughters, Patricia Campbell of Caldwell and Kay Johnson of
Boise; two sons, Blaine Cherry of Caldwell and James Cherry of
Meridian; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.