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Information for Albert Cronrath
25 October, 1897 1 November, 1984
From the
Idaho Press Tribune
November 1984
Contributed by Bonnie Dilworth

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Note - Surname is spelled Cronrath and
Conrath in the obituary.  Social Security Death
Index shows spelling to be Cronrath.


Albert Cronrath

      Funeral services for Mr. Albert Conrath, 87, of Nampa, who died on Nov. 1, at his home will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fairview Church of the Nazarene, 516 Fairview Ave., Nampa, with Rev. Orval Halley, pastor of the church officiating, assisted by Rev. John Anderson, Nampa.
      Entombment will follow in the Building of Reverence at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
      Mr. Cronrath was born on Oct. 25, 1897 at Kenosha, Wis.  At an early age he moved with his family to Lind, Wash., where he was reared and educated.  He was married to Alma Marie Buhl on
Nov. 8, 1919 at Kenosha Wis.  Following their marriage they farmed in the Ritsville, Wash., area until 1948 when they moved to Nampa where they continued farming.
      Following his retirement he worked as a custodian at the
Nampa Christian Schools for a few years.  Mrs. Cronrath preceded him in death on April 14, 1980.  He was married to Mary L. Nichols on March 1, 1981 in Nampa where they made their home.
      He was a member of the Fairview Church of the Nazarene.
      He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sons, Edwin Cronrath, Nampa and Melvin A. Cronrath, Harrington Wash.; two daughters, Mrs. Marian Pouley, Lind, Wash., and Joyce Ax, Nampa; one step son, Robert Nichols, Juneau, Ala.; one brother, Rev. Herman Cronrath, Odessa, Wash.; one sister Mrs. Millie McCoy, Filer; 19 grandchildren, three step grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.  He was also preceded in death by eight brothers and one sister.

      The family suggests memorials to the Fairview Church of the Nazarene, the Sunnyridge Manor, 2609 Sunnybrook Dr., Nampa or a favorite charity

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