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Obituary for Warren Lee Choat
14 Aug 1917 - 30 March, 1992
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
April, 1992
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Warren Choat

     Warren Lee Choat, 74, of Boise, died Monday, March 30, 1992, in a Boise hospital after an extended illness.
     The family will hold a wake in celebration of Warren's life at the family residence at 3670 Barberry Dr., Boise, ID, on Saturday, April 4, between the hours of 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. for all friends and family to attend.  Private family graveside funeral was in Middleton Cemetery under the direction of Gibson Funeral Home, Boise.
     Warren was born Aug. 14, 1917, in Laurel, MT, the son of Orrin and Laura Newton Choate.  He grew up in Missouri and Idaho.  Warren married Margaret Corak on June 15, 1941, in Bremerton, and resided there until 1953 when the family moved to Fairbanks, Alaska.  Warren was a partner in Western Mechanical in Fairbanks until 1969 when he retired and the family moved to Caldwell, ID.  In 1986 Warren and Margaret moved to Boise.
     Survivors included his wife of 50 years, Margaret; a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Karen Choat of Boise; two daughters, Carol Choat of Boise and Debbie Choat of Atlanta, GA; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Howard and Gladys Choat of Caldwell, Harry Choat of Vancouver, WA, and Blanche Choat of Sparks, NV; one grandson, Derek Choat of Boise; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Edith Choat; and two brothers, Carl Choat and Harold Choat.
     The family asks that memorials be made to the American Parkinson's Disease Association, c/o Senior Services, 1055 N. Curtis Road, Boise, ID 83706; or St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, 190 E. Bannock, Boise, ID. 83712, Attn: Foundation Office, 2W Nursing Services Fund.