Recover just one note from iCloud

Boss has an issue with his Apple Notes Application.  He forgot his iPad and was using iCloud to update a note that formed the basis of a presentation.  He has Notes synched to the iCloud on both his iPad and iPhone.  He in inadvertently deleted a the note he was working on.  Now the note is gone in iCloud, his iPad and his iPhone. He panicked and  called Apple and the the tech said that he has to clear and restore his entire iPad or iPhone to get that one note back.

He called me and when I logged in to iCloud using his account I saw that there was no recently deleted folder to recover it from since he had deleted it from the cloud.  Also can't seem to find a way in WIndows 8 to help him recover that one file.  His iPad backup data says that it was backed up on 10-17-15 at 3:35 PM.

Is there any way to just recover the missing note or restore the whole Notes app without doing a complete reset and restore of either his iPhone or iPad? Is there an iPad App he can use to find the file?
cajungeneChief Technology OfficerAsked:
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strungCommented:
According to:  http://www.howtogeek.com/227804/how-to-recover-deleted-files-contacts-calendars-and-photos-from-icloud/

 There’s no trash folder in iCloud Drive as there is in other cloud storage services, which means this is the only way to regain access to a file once you’ve deleted it.

To access this feature, visit the iCloud website and sign in with your Apple ID. Verify yourself to gain access to the website, and then click the Settings icon. Scroll down and you’ll see “Advanced” options at the bottom of the page. At the bottom-left corner of the web page, you’ll see links to “Restore Files,” “Restore Contacts,” and “Restore Calendars & Reminders.”

When restoring files, you can choose the individual files you want to restore. Files appear to be kept for 30 days after you delete them.

When restoring contacts or calendars and reminders, you can’t restore individual items. Instead, you’re restoring a “snapshot” of the state of your contacts or calendars at that specific previous date. This is useful if you accidentally delete something.
cajungeneChief Technology OfficerAuthor Commented:
Tired the solution from strung, but since it was deleted from iCloud it didn't solve the issue.

Found a 3rd Party solution.  Got a trial copy of iFonebox which can get into the guts of the iPhone and recover just the files that you need.  Worked like a champ.  Trial version is free and you can subscribe for a a more full featured version.

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cajungeneChief Technology OfficerAuthor Commented:
Kind of intrusive, but it works and since it is not fully shareware it costs to get all the features.  However in my case it worked.
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