Funeral services for Mr. Albert Conrath, 87, of
who died on Nov. 1, at his home will be conducted at
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
Nov. 8, 1919
at Kenosha Wis. Following their marriage they farmed in the
area until 1948 when they moved to
where they continued farming.
Following his retirement he worked as a custodian at the
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.