Homedale High School

Class of 1965



    Parents of Robert 'Bob' Fox



Idaho Free Press

March 19, 1969

            John B. Fox

            Nampa – Services for John B. Fox, 62, Nampa Route 1, who died Monday in a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the Shepherd Mortuary Chapel by the Rev. Leo W. Reed, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Nampa. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

            Mr. Fox was born Aug. 7, 1906, at Kempten, Germany. He was reared in Germany and came to the United States in 1926, settling in Chicago. He moved to North Platte, Neb., in 1933, and married Evelyn Whittlake on Nov. 23, 1935, at Oberlin, Kan. They moved to Nampa, where he was manager of the AVI-Simplot hatchery.

            He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, of Nampa; two sons, L. John Fox of Burley and Robert O. Fox of Nampa; and a granddaughter.

            Contributions may be made to the All-Faith Chapel at Idaho State School and Hospital, or flowers may be sent.


Idaho Free Press

January 22, 1977

            Evelyn F. Fox

            Nampa – Services for Evelyn F. Fox, 67, of 1715 W. Flamingo Ave., who died Thursday at a Nampa hospital of natural causes, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa, by Rev. Maynard H. Kragthorpe, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

            She was born May 5, 1909, at Chicago, Ill., where she was reared and attended schools. She attended business college in Chicago and then worked as a legal secretary in Chicago and later in Nebraska. She married John B. Fox Nov. 12, 1934, at North Platte, Neb. They moved to Los Angeles and she did secretarial work there. They moved to Salem, Ore, in 1943 and resided there until moving to Homedale in 1956, then to Nampa in 1961. She worked as a medical secretary at the Idaho State School and Hospital for 10 years, retiring in 1970. Mr. Fox died March 17, 1969.

            She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and of the Lutheran Womens’ League of the church; a member of the Nampa Auxiliary, Fraternal Order of Eagles; the Century Club, the Hobby Club, and the American Association of Retired Persons.

            Surviving are two sons, L. John Fox, Nampa and Robert O. Fox, Honolulu, Ha.; and two grandchildren, Sean P. Fox and Tracy Lee Fox.

            Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.