August, 1934 - 6 January, 1992
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
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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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