Leroy Cloyce Braden,
86, of Caldwell, died Sunday, December 1, 1991, in Boise,
Military graveside services will be at the Hillcrest
Cemetery, Thursday, December 5th, at 1:30 p.m. Memorial
Services will be held at the Caldwell Memorial Park Baptist
Church at 2:30 p.m. under the direction of the Caldwell
Flahiff Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Braden, a retired rural mail carrier, was born
March 4, 1905, in Blue Mound, Kansas, the son of Leroy T.
Braden and Anna Hurd Braden.
He graduated from Cambridge High School and attended
the College of Idaho. He married Ruby C. Black July 10,
1931, in Caldwell. He was employed by Dairyman's
Creamery, McNeil and Irrigator's Lumber Companies and retired
from the U.S. Postal Service. A member of the Idaho
National Guard, he served in the European Theater during World
War II. He was the first person in the Idaho National
Guard to retire with thirty years service. He was a
member of the Memorial Park Baptist Church; held leadership
positions in the American Legion and Odd Fellows Lodge.
He was active in Legion Baseball sponsorship, Boy's State and
a Boy Scout Leader.
Survivors include three daughters, Beverly Braden,
Bonnie and Lavell Sumter of Caldwell, Bonita and Allen Cane of
Fruitland; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two
brothers, William G. Braden of Phoenix, Arizona, and J.
Patrick Braden of Boise; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and three
Memorials may be made to the Ruby C. Braden Memorial
Practical Nursing Scholarship Fund in care of Flahiff Chapel
or to a favorite charity.