Information for Ira Otis Tish
11 May, 1883 – 9 January, 1964
Obituary from the Idaho Free Press
Friday, 10 January, 1964
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Note - Ira
is buried in Canyon Hill Cemetery.
Ira O. Tish, 80, of Caldwell Route 2, died at his home
yesterday. He was born May 11, 1883, in Oceola, Iowa.
He moved to Nebraska as a small boy. When he ws 13
years of age he moved to Goshen, Utah, in 1902. He came to
Boise in 1903. In May 1904 he purchased a homestead where he
has since resided.
He married Mary Woodcock June 22, 1913, at Caldwell.
He was an active member of the Pleasant Ridge Grange
and served on the official board for many years. He was also
a member of the First Methodist Church, Greenleaf Farm Bureau
and was a past master of the Pleasant Ridge Grange.
Surviving are his wife, a son, Oral B. Tish, Greenleaf;
three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Evans, Parma, Mrs. Mabel
Nichols, Cheney, Wash., and Mrs. Anna Mills, Caldwell; four
brothers, John Greenleaf, Ambrose, Caldwell, Ray, McMinnville,
Ore., and Orval, Wendell; 17 grandchildren and 12
great-grandchildren. Two sisters, Lillie Spencer and Estella
Stevens, preceded him in death.
Services are pending at the Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel.
photo available upon request.
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