Services for Louis Eugene Cheney, 57, of Caldwell, who died
Sunday, April 7, in a Caldwell hospital of natural causes,
will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Caldwell Sixth
Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3015 South
Kimball Ave., Caldwell, with Bishop Thomas J. Tingey,
officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest
Services and interment are under the direction of the
Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mr. Cheney was born March 25, 1928, in Jackson, Wyo.,
to John Fleming and Vera Goodell Cheney. In 18944 he
came to Nampa with his parents and they settled east of town.
He completed his education in Nampa, graduating from Nampa
High School in 1945. After graduation he went to work
for the Amalgamated Sugar Company in Nampa where he had been
employed for 39 years.
He married Edna J. Peterson on Nov. 3, 1948, in the
Logan, Utah, L.D.S. Temple. He entered the U.S. Marine
Corps in January of 1952 and served during the Korean
Conflict. He was honorably discharged in January of
1954. After his discharge he returned to Nampa and the
sugar factory. From 1974 to 1980 they lived in Burley
where he was assistant superintendent at the sugar factory.
From 1974 to 1980 they lived in Burley where he was assistant
superintendent at Amalgamated Sugar in Nampa.
Mr. Cheney was an active member of the Caldwell Sixth
Ward L.D.S. Church. In his many years in the L.D.S.
Church he had served as scoutmaster, ward clerk, deacons
quorum adviser and held many other positions. He was
also president of the El Rancho Heights Homeowner Association
in Caldwell. He enjoyed playing golf, being involved in
scouting and working in the yard.
He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; his mother,
Mrs. Vera Crager of Caldwell; one daughter, Jane Boyer of
Poway, Calif.; three sons, John Cheney of Hisai, Japan, James
Cheney of Provo, Utah and Jerry Cheney of Heyburn; two
brothers, Mark Cheney of Salt Lake City, Utah and Jack Cheney
of Idaho Falls; one sister, Barbara White of San Jose, Calif.;
four stepbrothers, Weldon Richardson of Jackson, Wyo., Kenneth
Richardson of Toole, Utah, Theron Richardson of Nyssa, Ore.,
and Clifford Richardson of Clay Pool, Ariz.; two stepsisters,
Ilena Nielson of Jackson, Wyo., and Eva Pack of Jackson, Wyo.,
and Eva Pack of Hawthorne, Utah; nine grandchildren; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and one
stepsister, Venice Grant.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa
until 9 tonight and at the Caldwell Sixth Ward on Wednesday
from 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the Caldwell Sixth Ward L.D.S.
Church, or flowers may be sent.