Robert "Bob" Clifton Northrop
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April 15, 1953 - January 5, 2013
Robert (Bob) Clifton Northrop, 59, of Notus, ID, passed away January 5, 2013 at home after a battle with cancer. He will be remembered by his family as a man who served in many capacities through-out his life whether it was helping a friend move, cleaning up after a flood, or in his church callings. He always served with a contagious smile
Bob was born to Cliff and Mildred Northrop of Payette, ID. He graduated from Payette High School in 1971. The next year Bob married his eternal sweetheart Linda Thomas of Weiser, ID. Bob honorably served in the U.S. Army. Later he earned a B.S. in Ag Education from Utah State University. Bob put his education to good use as an instructor at Clatsop Community College. He later achieved his dream of owning and operating a Jersey dairy farm with his family in Tillamook, Oregon. He later went on to touch many lives as an advisor at Tongue Pointe (Astoria, OR) and Centennial Job Corps (Nampa, ID).
Robert is survived by his wife Linda Northrop, and children Stephanie & Aaron Henderson, Jennifer & Bryan Nestripke, Robert & Sheila Northrop Jr, Terra Northrop, Trevor & Misty Northrop, his mother Mildred Northrop, and brother Mike Northrop. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Janet Northrop, his father Cliff Northrop, his sister Sherena Coffman, and his brother Gary Northrop.
Viewing will be held at 11:30am followed by the funeral at 1:00pm on Friday, January 11, 2013 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Caldwell 4th Ward Chapel, 3015 S. Kimball Ave., Caldwell, Idaho. Burial with military honors will follow in the Rosedale Memorial Gardens in Payette. Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett.
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Jan. 9, 2013