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Information for Elmer E. Elliott
24 May, 1914 8 January, 1964
Obituary from the Idaho Free Press
Wednesday, 8 January, 1964



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Note - Elmer is buried in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens

 

Elmer E. Elliott

            Elmer E. (Ike) Elliott, 49, of Caldwell Route 6, died early this morning at his home.  He was born May 24, 1914, at Perth Amboy, N.J.
            He attended elementary school in Peoria, Ill., later coming to Boise where he attended the first two years of high school.  He returned to Peoria to complete his high school education and attended Bradley College there for two years.
            He returned to Idaho in 1938, where he lived with an aunt, Miss Deborah Davis, in Boise.  In 1940, he went to Wake Island with the Morrison-Knudsen Co.  He was taken prisoner by the Japanese in December, 1941, and was a prisoner of war until the Japanese surrender in 1945.
            He married Phyllis Ogburn Dec. 11, 1945, in Chicago.  They returned to Idaho to make their home in March, 1946.  He was engaged in the banking business in Boise, Wardner, Kellogg, Nampa, Homedale and Caldwell.  At the time of his death he was assistant vice president of the Caldwell branch of the Bank of Idaho.
            He was a member of the Methodist Church, Caldwell Elks Club and Kiwanis.
            Surviving are his wife, Mr. Phyllis Elliott, two daughters, Pamela and Wendy, and a son, James, all at home; his father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Elliott, Peoria, Ill.; two brothers, John Elliott, Peoria, and Roy Elliott, Tacoma, Wash.; a step-brother, Robert Schwartz, in California, and a step-sister, Mrs. Richard Taghorn, Peoria.
       Services are pending at Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel.



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