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Information for Keith Fearn

17 August, 1934 - 6 January, 1992

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1992

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Keith Fearn

    Graveside services for Keith Fearn, 57, of Wilder, who died Sunday, January 6, 1992, at a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, January 31, 1992, at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder, Idaho.  Reverend Ray Thompson of the United Methodist church, Caldwell, will officiate under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
    Mr. Fearn was born August 17, 1934, at Kearny County, Nebraska, a son of LeRoy M. and Arleah Roberta Seckman Fearn.  In 1939 the family moved to Boise, Idaho where he attended school.  As a child he sold papers on the corner at Whitehead Drug Store in Boise.  He was a bellhop at the Boise Hotel at the age of 16, and also worked in Henderson, Nevada, for a couple of years.  At the age of 19 he married Virginia Green and to this union were born four children.  Keith worked for Elmer Dooms in Mountain Home at the air base from 1955 until 1962, and in Caldwell from 1963 through 1966.  Keith moved to Homedale in 1966 where he worked at the Gypsy and Dale Jackson Texaco Station for 15 years.  On July 27, 1978, he married Romona Cook Vanosdall and began working for the Boise Project Board of Control in 1979 at Lake Lowell.
    He is survived by his wife, Romona of Wilder; three sons, Kenneth of Fort Worth, Texas, Ted of Boise, and Darlene Bogard and Keith J. of Kuna; ten grandchildren; nineteen stepgrandchildren; one stepgreat-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews; stepchildren, Clifford Vanosdall of Emmett, Lyle Vanosdall of Homedale, Janece Brower of Nampa, Lonnie Vanosdall of Nevada, Naomi Brown of Wilder, Lola Fuller of Homedale, Jackie (Carl) Neslon of Fort Lewis, Washington; and two sisters, Lois Vance of Aberdeen, Idaho, and Mary Beam of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

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