|Birth: ||Dec. 19, 1909|
|Death: ||Aug. 30, 2005|
Box Elder County
REXBURG -- Learin Albert Terry, 95, died Aug. 30, 2005, at Pioneer Care Center in Brigham City, Utah.
He was born Dec. 19, 1909, in Rexburg, Idaho, to Albert and Jane Weekes Terry. He grew up in the Sunnydell/ Archer area. When he was 14 years old his mother died and he had the responsibility of helping his dad in raising his three younger sisters. He worked at his father's dairy and in the copper mines after the family moved to Butte, Mont.
On Nov. 22, 1937, he married Edna Grover at the LDS Temple in Salt Lake City. They bought a farm in Sunnydell, Idaho, owned and operated Archer Mercantile, and in 1979 he became the sexton of the Sutton Cemetery. She died Feb. 2, 1993.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as an officiator in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, boating and snowmobiling, and prided himself on his immaculate yard and garden care. Learin especially treasured the time he spent with his family, including his grandchildren, Jeffrey, James and Jason Siggard, Chera Focazio, Crista Terry, Abby Terry and Chris Terry.
Survivors include his children, Jennie Lyn (Joe) Siggard of Brigham City, Utah, and Douglas (Terri) Terry of Boise; daughter-in-law, July Terry of Idaho Falls; seven grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; and sister, Etta Lee of Idaho Falls. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Grover Terry; son, Grover Lee Terry; and sisters, LaRue Statham and Gwen Ker.
Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Archer LDS Ward. The family will visit with friends from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Saturday before services at the church. Burial will be in Sutton Cemetery, in Archer, under the direction of Flamm Funeral Home of Rexburg.
Published in the Post Register, Idaho Falls, ID Friday, September 02, 2005
Albert Terry (1882 - 1959)
Jane W Terry (1883 - 1926)
Edna Grover Terry (1911 - 1993)*
Baby Boy Terry (1938 - 1938)*
Created by: Eileen Lentz
Record added: Sep 25, 2010
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