Frederick "Fred" Edmiston (1939 - 2015)

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Frederick "Fred" LeRoy Edmiston
January 17, 1939 - July 20, 2015
Fred is now out herding cattle and riding fence line, he passed away quietly at his home in the arms of his loving wife on July 20, 2015. He was born in Nampa, Idaho and raised in Marsing, Idaho. He graduated from Marsing High School and then attended the University of Idaho, in Moscow, Idaho, where he earned several degrees in agriculture. He continued in this field for 31 years as the extension agent for the U of I; retiring in September, 1998.
He is survived by the love of his life; Connie, whom he married in October, 1996. He is also survived by his sons Barry (Paula), Shane (Cynthia) and Levi Edmiston. Step children David Haro (Marci), Lissa Haun (David), Felicia Blodgett, Felix Haro II (Camille), Austin Haro, Joshua Haro, Courtney Hayden, numerous grandchildren and siblings, Darlene Steiner (Gary), Pauline Rhoades, Earl Edmiston (Alice), Jerry Edmiston (Margo), Judy Obendorf and sister in law Margaret Edmiston. Fred was preceded in death by parents; Roy and Dorothy Edmiston, Brother Donald "Doc" and infant grandson Dominic Mione.
Fred had a special way with people and never met a stranger. He was always telling jokes, and his favorite line was; "Did you ever hear the one about…" He loved his ranch, "The Greasy Sack Spread." He will be dearly missed by his friends and family. Special thanks to Heart and Home. Services are July 29, 2015, 10:00 am, Church of the Redeemer; 718 State Street, Weiser, Idaho, arrangements under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home 208-414-1234.

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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on July 26, 2015