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 Raymond E Terhaar

Raymond E Terhaar

Cottonwood, Idaho County, Idaho, USA
Death 30 Mar 1998 (aged 86)
Cottonwood, Idaho County, Idaho, USA
Burial Greencreek, Idaho County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 100330892 · View Source
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GREENCREEK -- Raymond F. Terhaar, 86, a lifelong Greencreek area farmer and rancher, died of causes related to age Monday at St. Mary's Hospital in Cottonwood.

"He was born May 5, 1911, to George J. and Mary E. Weis Terhaar in Cottonwood. He attended schools at Greencreek and Cottonwood, graduating from Cottonwood High School in 1929.

"He married Freda M. Arnzen May 5, 1936. They farmed and ranched in the Greencreek area on his father's homestead southeast of Greencreek.

"From 1965 to 1977 he served as an Idaho County commissioner. He also served as director of the Cottonwood Grange Supply and the Cottonwood Elevator Company, and on the building committee for St. Mary's Hospital.

"He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church at Greencreek, a fourth-degree Knight of Columbus and a member of the St. Anthony Society. He served as a member of the Greencreek School Board and was a 4-H leader in the 1940s and 1950s.

"He enjoyed dancing, playing cards, fishing, gardening, wood working, metal crafting and making rosaries.

"His survivors include his wife at the family farm; four sons, Tom Terhaar of Grangeville, Ralph Terhaar of Greencreek, Ken Terhaar of Cathlamet, Wash., and George Terhaar of Enumclaw, Wash.; three daughters, Mary Ellen Hollingsworth of Grand Junction, Colo., Margaret Lamb of Lewiston and Irma Edwards of Spokane; two sisters, Sister Teresa Margaret Terhaar, C.S.C., of Ventura, Calif., and Dorothy England of Phoenix, Ariz.; 32 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.

"He was preceded in death by two brothers, John Terhaar and Lewis Terhaar; and two sisters, Barbara and Alfreda; and one grandchild."

Namasté, "PJ" Braun, ETCM/USN (retired)

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  • Created by: Lynn Erb
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100330892
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond E Terhaar (5 May 1911–30 Mar 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100330892, citing Greencreek Cemetery, Greencreek, Idaho County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Lynn Erb (contributor 46522255) .