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Obituary for William W. Cereda
16 April, 1905 - 9 November, 1984
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 1984
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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William Cereda

     Services for William W. "Bill" Cereda, 79, Melba, who died Friday, Nov. 9, in a Nampa hospital will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  The Rev. Jerome J. Murray, S.J., chaplain of Mercy Medical Center, Nampa, will officiate.  Burial will be in the Melba Cemetery with lodge rites by Melba Lodge 150, IOOF.
     Cereda, a retired cattle rancher, was born April 16, 1905, at Benicia, Calif., a son of Dominic and Orsola Dedini Cereda.  He was reared and educated at Cordelia, Calif.  He married Albena Stornetta March 25, 1931, at Oakland, Calif.  They ranched in the Cordelia area until moving to Idaho in 1969 and continued ranching in the Wilson area.  He retired in 1977.
     He was a member and past noble grand of Melba Lodge 150, IOOF.
     He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Pat Earll of the Wilson area; two sisters, Mary Vogel of St. Helena, Calif., and Emma Ball of Cordelia; a granddaughter, Tami Daniel, a grandson, Bill Earll and a great-grandson, Travis Earll, all of the Wilson area; and two nieces.  His parents, a brother and a sister died earlier.
     Memorials may be made to the Melba Odd Fellows Lodge, c/o Ray Doser, Box 146, Melba 83641, or flowers may be sent.
     Friends may call today until 9 p.m. and Monday until time of services at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.