Fred Thacker, 77

Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Freddie "Fred" D. Thacker, 77, of Hammett, died Monday, April 24, 2006.

At his request, there will be no services.

Fred was born July 27, 1928, in Kimberly, Idaho, the son of Marion and Mary Thacker.

He married Gertrud Marie Gentie in Heilbron, Germany, on Nov. 5, 1955. He later retired from the Army after 20 years of service and after serving in both Korea and Vietnam.

Fred lived and farmed in Hammett for the last 31 years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of the Catholic Church.

Fred is survived by: a brother, Leslie Thacker of Nampa; a daughter, Linda Moles of John Day, Ore., and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrud, both parents, one sister and four brothers.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.