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Arley Delmont Lish
POCATELLO Arley Delmont Lish Sr., 93,
Pocatello, Idaho, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at a local
health care center.
He was born June 22, 1908, at McCammon, Idaho, to
Dell Ray and Ermannie Valetta Norton Lish. He grew up and
attended school in Onyx and Pocatello.
He married Lula A.
Mitchell on November 18, 1933, in Preston, Idaho. The marriage
was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on
September 9, 1987.
He was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad for
47 years, retiring as a carman/car inspector in 1975. He loved
sports, especially baseball. He was a devoted member of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held numerous
Arley loved his family,
grandchildren and great-grandchildren and often commented that
he had the best family in the world
He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years,
Lula A. Lish of Pocatello; three sons: Arley (Veah) and Leon
(Carol) of Pocatello and Robert (Kathy) of Orem, Utah; eight
grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and one great-great-
grandchild. His parents, seven brothers and one sister
preceded him in death.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Bidwell
Funeral Home of St. Anthony (a relative of the family.)
Services will be conducted Monday, March 11 at 11 a.m. at the
Alameda Stake Center, 930 E. Alameda Road, Pocatello, Idaho,
with Bishop Bart Reed of the Alameda LDS First Ward
conducting. The family will receive friends Sunday evening,
March 10 from 7 p.m. till 8:30 p.m. in the Alameda Stake
Center Relief Society Room, and from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.
prior to services. Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial
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Saturday, March 09, 2002
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