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Information for F. Eldon Beer
23 February, 1920 - April, 1974
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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F. Eldon Beer

    NAMPA - Funeral services for F. Eldon Beer, 54, 307 12th Ave. Road., who died suddenly at his home Tuesday will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene.
    The Rev. Charles E. Higgins, pastor, will officiate, assisted by the rev. Herbert E. Lilly.  Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
    Mr. Beer was born Feb. 23, 1920 at Rolla, Kan., and came west with his parents at the age of 13 to Nampa where he completed his schooling.  He was married to Georgine Bixby Jan. 18, 1941, and moved to Buhl in September of 1951 where he owned and operated the John Deere Agency until March of 1957.  He was employed as assistant manager of C-B Oil Co. from 1960 until the time of his death.  He served with the U.S. Army from Dec. 1943 until June of 1945.
    He was a member of the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene.  He was a Sunday School teacher, taught the fifth grade boy's class, and also served as a church usher.  He was well known for his great ability as a softball pitcher in Nampa and throughout the state from 1947 to 1960.
    He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Georgine Beer, Nampa; one son, Barney Beer, Nampa; his mother, Mrs. Lulu Beer, Nampa; one brother, Devon Beer, Nampa; and two sisters, Mrs. Betty Jessen, Boise, and Mrs. Hazel Vegwert, Burley, Idaho.  He was preceded in death by his father, George Beer.



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