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Information for Vince Blecha
6 October, 1907
  12 April, 1991
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
April, 1991
Vince is buried in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Vince Blecha

     Memorial services for Vince Blecha, 83, of Nampa, who was fatally injured in an automobile accident near Nampa Friday evening, April, 1991, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  The Nampa Elks Lodge No. 1389 will officiate.
     Vince Blecha was born Oct. 6, 1907, at Frank, Alberta, Canada, where he was reared and educated.  He married Rose Brandeis May 16, 1934, in Canada.  Following their marriage they made their home at Nampa.  In 1934 they opened the Ideal Food Store which they owned and operated until retirement in 1973.  Vince was a 50-year member of the Nampa Elks Lodge No. 1389.
     Vince is survived by his wife, Rose Blecha, Nampa; a son and daughter-in-law, Henry and Jean Blecha, Ridgecrest, Calif.; a daughter and son-in-law, Blanche and Steve Norell, Milwaukie, Ore.; four brothers, Anton, Joe and Frank Blecha, all of Nampa, and Jerry Blecha, Seattle, Wash.; seven grandsons, Bryan Blecha, Kevin and his wife, Anne Marie Blecha, Kyle Blecha, Todd Blecha, Scott and his wife, Lisa Norell, and Bob and BJ Norell.
     Vince was preceded in death by two sisters, Rosie and Mary.
     The family suggests memorials be made to Mercy Medical Center, 1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa 83686; or to the American Cancer Society, 1526 Ventura Drive, Nampa 83686.