Tyrus U. Ware Obituary, 1999

Tyrus U. Ware

‘Summit meeting’ of County Fire Department brass at training session L. to R.: Chief Keith E. Klinger; Tyrus U. Ware, senior fire dept. construction foreman; and Roland W. Percey, divisional fire chief. 21

Photo from Fire training (Los Angeles County), 1960

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92, of Twin Falls died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 1999, at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1907, in Cannon, Georgia, the son of John W. and Addie Teat Ware. Mr. Ware married Ferne G. McIntire at Santa Anna, California, on Nov. 2, 1932. He worked for the Los Angeles County, California, fire department for 25 years, retiring in 1966. He moved to Prescott, Ariz., for 6 and a half years, prior to moving to Twin Falls, where he has since resided. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of San Dimas, Ca., and the Baptist Church. In addition to his wife Ferne of Twin Falls, he is survived by; 1 son, Larry H. Ware of Twin Falls; 6 grandchildren; and 1 half-sister, Sara Sturman of Couer d’ Alene, Idaho. He was preceded in death by 1 son and 1 half brother. Private family graveside services will be held at Sunset Memorial Park under the direction of White Mortuary.

Source:  Times-News, The (Twin Falls, ID) – Thursday, September 9, 1999

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