Richard Eugene Traver
Richard Eugene Traver born on June 27, 1935, passed away on May 4, 2013 at the age of 77.
Richard was born in Chicago, Illinois to Leroy and Catherine Traver. He moved at the age of three to Buffalo, New York; living there most of his life, until his mid thirty's. Richard joined the U.S. Army and proudly served his country. He married Ester and had six children, two of his own and four adopted. He moved his family to Washington State due to work. Richard always took care of his family. They were later divorced.
In 1988 Richard found the love of his life, Diana Davis in Oregon. They later moved to Idaho where they have spent many years. They just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on May 3, 2013. Richard drove truck for 54 years, going all over the continental U.S. with Diana. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus. Richard had a love for everyone and will be greatly missed.
Richard is survived by his wife, Diana Traver; children, Richard, Thomas, Timothy, Guy, Catherine, Paul, Jeffry, Justin and Jason; as well as 34 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, sister brother-in-law and sister-in-law.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, 161 6th Ave. East, Twin Falls with Fr. Marcos Sanchez. Military Honors will follow by the Magic Valley Honor Guard and Idaho National Guard. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the Gem Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Burley. A Rosary prayer services will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening, May 7, 2013 at Reynolds Funeral Chapel, 2466 Addison Ave. East, Twin Falls with Deacon Jim Herrett reciting. A viewing for family and friends will take place on Tuesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Reynolds Funeral Chapel.
Services are under the direction of Trent Stimpson and staff at Reynolds Funeral Chapel, Twin Falls.
Condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.reynoldschapel.com.