Lewiston Morning Tribune - November 20, 1965

Camas Section Foreman Dies At Missoula

      MISSOULA - Unbert (Bert) Decicio, 57, Culdesac, a section foreman for the Camas Prairie Railroad, died at a Northern Pacific hospital here Friday after a three-week illness.

      Decicio was born April 20, 1908, at Lewiston and lived in north central Idaho all his life. He began his railroad carreer in 1935 at Lewiston.

      Prior to becoming section foreman at Culdesac in September, he was section foreman at Reubens for six years.

      He married Doris Bloom at Spokane, Wash., July 7, 1947. She survives at their Culdesac home. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at Lewiston.

      Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Susan Frei of Ferdinand and Mrs. Ramona Short of Tacoma, Wash.; two sons, Jack of Tacoma and Irvin of Olympia; and 14 grandchildren.

      A rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home at Lewiston. The funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Burial will be at Normal Hill Cemetery at Lewiston.

Transcribed by Jo Frederiksen, 2014

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