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Information for Merle K. Bloyd
1 August, 1912
8 June, 1990
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
June, 1990
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Merle Bloyd

     Merle K. Bloyd, 77, of Homedale, died Friday, June 8, 1990, at a Boise hospital of natural causes.  Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 11, at the Parma Cemetery.  Pastor Leon M. Cornforth of the Boise Seventh Day Adventist Church will officiate under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Family and friends are asked to gather at the cemetery.
     Mr. Bloyd was born Aug. 1, 1912, at Carlton, Colo., the son of Charles and Hattie Smith Bloyd.  He came to Idaho in his early teens with his family, settling in the Parma area.  He married Pearl Klahr April 28, 1934, in Boise.  They resided in the Parma-Roswell area until moving to Homedale in 1937 where they had since resided.  Mrs. Bloyd died Aug. 5, 1982.
     He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Joe Gross of Meridian; a grandson, Kelly Gross of Portland, Ore.; a sister, Nona Tucker of Homedale; a brother, Max Bloyd of Wilder; and numerous nieces and nephews.