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Louis John Besch
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1904
Cedar Rapids
Boone County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1974
Caldwell
Canyon County
Idaho, USA

CALDWELL Requiem Mass for Louis J. Besch, 69, Route 8, Caldwell, who died Monday in a Caldwell hospital, will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Friday by the Rev. Fr. Nicolas Walsh. Interment will be at Hillcrest. The Rosary will be recited at FlahIff Funeral Chapel at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Mr. Besch was born Sept. 22, 1904, at Cedar Rapids, Neb., and moved to Fullerton, Neb., with his parents when he was six. He married Victoria M. Cooper Dec. 31, 1929, in Grand Island, Neb., and they formed at Fullerton. They moved to Central City, Neb., in 1938, and came to the Nampa area in 1947. He worked for the Pacific Fruit Express Co. at the Nampa shops for a time, and farmed near Nampa from 1950 until 1971. The couple moved to Caldwell in 1959, although he continued to farm near Nampa.

He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Surviving in addition to Mrs. Besch are two daughters, Mrs Ellen Griffin of Nampa and Mrs. Mary Arnell of Logan, Utah; three sisters, Mrs. Viola Delaney of Fullerton, Mrs. Anna Snell of Sun City, Ariz., and Mrs. Frances Spalding of Council Bluffs, Iowa; 12 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

The Idaho Statesman, February 13, 1974 Page 4-D

Burial: 15 Feb 1974 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Besch (1872 - 1949)
  Mary Homan Besch (1875 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Victoria Marie Cooper Besch Shoemaker (1910 - 1994)*
 
 Children:
  Ellen Louise Besch Griffin (1935 - 2003)*
  Mary Ann Besch Arnell (1938 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Viola M. Besch Delaney (1901 - 1982)*
  Louis John Besch (1904 - 1974)
  Ann Rosella Besch Snell (1908 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
Caldwell
Canyon County
Idaho, USA
Plot: Garden of Good Shepherd Lot 343 Space 3
 
Maintained by: valerie christensen
Originally Created by: Dennis McIndoo
Record added: May 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19501738
Louis John Besch
Added by: valerie christensen
 
Louis John Besch
Added by: valerie christensen
 
Louis John Besch
Added by: valerie christensen
 
 
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love you
- sour puss (valerie)
 Added: Jun. 20, 2013
i miss you and love you gpa. love, valerie
- valerie christensen
 Added: Oct. 4, 2011
love you gpa!
- valerie christensen
 Added: Oct. 4, 2011
 
 
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