Staten Moss

Independent Enterprise
Thursday, October 12, 1944

Staten Moss Dies From Heart Attack

Staten Moss, 53, member of a pioneer family died here Sunday following a heart attack.

Funeral services were held at the Landonís Funeral home Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. C. G. Hannan of the Methodist church in charge.

Staten Moss was born Nov. 22, 1890 in Payette, the son of Frank and Ruth Barnes Moss, pioneers of this section. He was employed by Wells and Robinson at the time of his death.

He was married to Miss Anna Anderson in Payette on February 17, 1922 and they have always made their home in this city. He served during World War 1 and now has a son, Tommy, who is with the U. S. Navy in the European area.

Surviving are his wife, Anna Anderson Moss, two sons, Tom, in the European area with the U. S. Navy and Richard, here at home; one daughter, Shirley also at home. There are also four brothers, E. A. Moss of Portland, Frank C. Moss of Nampa; James Moss of New Plymouth and T. West Moss, Payette and one sister, Mrs. Sam Walker, Payette.

Mr. Moss returned to Payette this fall after having run cattle in the Burgdorf section. He and his family recently purchased the Wes Farson home on Second Avenue south.

He was a member of the American Legion and local Eagles lodge.

Burial was made in Riverside cemetery by the side of a small daughter. Services were conducted by the American Legion with Ralph Shamberger and Logan Bowman as color ???, Charles Pierce and Charles ?air, color guads and Jack Daniel and Clifford Cahill, bugles. The firing squad was commanded by Bryan West and was composed of Chas. Hartung, Morris Hartung, Melvin Brooks, Melvin Dean, Richard Grove and Sterling Swanson. The pallbearers were W. E. Griggs, Vernon Lutz, Lloyd Brundage, H. A. Menthe, John Aldecoa, Lee Coblentz and W. L. Stevens acted as Legion commander.