Information for Lester Rollin Cloyd
27 October, 1907 - 4 April, 1985
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Lester R. Cloyd, 77, Nampa, who died Thursday,
April 4, at a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m.
Monday, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa, with the Rev.
Donald J. Brown, pastor of the Star Friends Church
officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mr. Cloyd was born Oct. 27, 1907, in Wilbur, Neb.
At the age of 1, he moved with his family to Pine Bluff, Wyo.,
where he was reared and educated. He graduated from high
school in Carpenter, Wyo.
After graduating, he moved with his family to Caldwell.
He married Olive L. Trueblood in Caldwell. They moved to
Nampa where he began to work for the Union Pacific Railroad as
a carman and also continued to farm.
He retired in 1972 after 30 years of service to the
He attended the Nampa Friends Church and was a member
of the Modern Woodmen of America. He was an active
bowler in Nampa for many years.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sons, Larry
Cloyd of Boise and Leo Cloyd of Kuna; one daughter, Janet
Cloyd of Nampa; three sisters, Inez Bogie of Deming, Wash.,
Bernice Carlsturm of Longmont, Colo., and Zelda Schliske of
Anaheim, Calif.; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren
and numerous nieces and nephews.
memorials may be made to the Mercy Medical Center
Hospice Program, 1512 12th Ave. Rd., Nampa, Idaho 83651, or
flowers may be sent.