Obituary for Thomas "Doc" Eagleson
25 February, 1882 - 23 November, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Tuesday, 24 November, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Thomas
(Doc) Eagleson, 77, 303 Sixteenth Ave., S., Nampa, who died
Monday at his home after an extended illness, will be held at
11 a.m. Wednesday at the Alsip Chapel. Dr. H. H. Hayman,
Caldwell, will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest
Mr. Eagleson was born Feb. 25, 1882, in Calhoun, Ill.,
and married Jennie Leist May 9, 1910, in Olney, Ill.
They moved to the Boise valley in 1918 and farmed in the Deer
Flat area. Mr. Eagleson had been a jeweler in Nampa for
the past 15 years.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, Mrs. Jennie
Eagleson of Nampa, include one son, Joseph Eagleson, Nampa;
one brother, Roger Eagleson, West Salem, Ill.; three sisters,
Mrs. Agnes Igram, Kimonday, Ill., Mrs. Ruth Bunch, Chicago,
and Mrs. Anne Albin Parkersburg, Ill., and five grandchildren.