Obituary for John C. Besecker
13 September, 1873 - 26 March, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Saturday, 28 March, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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John C. Besecker
Services for John C.
Besecker, 85, of Notus, who died Thursday at a local hospital,
will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday at the Peckham-Dakan-Davis
Chapel in Caldwell. The Rev. N. H. Lines of the
Middleton Methodist Church will officiate. Interment
will be in the Roswell Cemetery.
Mr. Besecker was born Sept. 13, 1873, in Hinsdale, N. Y. and
was a retired farmer.
He was reared in New York state and Married Harriet M.
Thomas on Sept. 15, 18897, in East Aurora, N. Y., and they
moved to Roswell, Idaho, where she preceded him in death on
July 20, 1930.
He married Mrs. Bertha Reavis on Oct. 25, 1935, in
Caldwell and she preceded him in death in 1953.
Mr. Besecker was a member of the Methodist Church.
His survivors include a daughter, Mrs. C. W. Dean, of
Notus, with whom he had made his home; three sons, Mar.
Clifford Besecker of Seattle, Wash., and Thomas J. and John
Besecker, both in California; a brother, R. W.
Besecker of McCall, Idaho. three sisters, Mrs. Blanche
Darkwood, McCall, Mrs. Cora Magner, Boise, and Mrs. Mae
Bayless of Altadena, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and five
great-grandchildren; a step-daughter, Mrs. Velda Sweet
of Oswego, Ore., and three step-grandchildren, including Mrs.
Jean Dorsey of Caldwell.
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