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Obituary for Wesley Odra Croy
11 December, 1885 - 12 February, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Friday, 13 February, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Wesley O. Croy

     Wesley O. Croy, 73, of 247 Owyhee St., Nampa, died Thursday afternoon at a Nampa hospital after a brief illness.
     He was born Dec. 11, 1885, at Bagnell, Mo., and moved with his family to Heyburn, Idaho area in 1905.  In 1915 he moved to Boise.  He married Margaret McNulty on April 19, 1921, at Boise.
     She preceded him in death Feb. 5, 1959 by just a week.
     He worked for the Idaho Power Co. at the Swan Falls plant for three years, and for the rest of his life worked for the Union Pacific Railroad as a signal maintainer until his retirement in November of 1952.
     He moved to Nampa in October of 1933 where he had since made his home.
     He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. E. Frances Idom, of Nampa;  four sons, Harold V. Croy of Nampa, Leonard T. Croy, of Boise, John W. Croy of Artesia, Calif., and Robert E. Croy of Denver, Colo.  Requiem High Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Robert Turgeon as celebrant.  The Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Monday at the Dickard-Edmunds Chapel in Nampa.  Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.