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Information for Day E. Finley

5 January, 1897 - 23 August, 1975

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

August, 1975

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Day E. Finley

    PARMA - Services for Day E. Finley, 78, Parma Route 1, who died Saturday in a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Parma's Dakan Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Larry Ragains.  Interment will be at Parma Cemetery.
    He was born on Jan. 5, 1897, in Lockwood, Mo., and married Appie Lee Loughlin on Aug 24, 1918, in Kansas City, Mo.  He served with the U.S. Army during World War I.  He farmed in Montana before moving to California, where he worked as a carpenter.  He later moved to Idaho and was the construction foreman on the Nyssa and Nampa sugar factories.  He had been chairman of the Parma School Board and the Black Canyon Irrigation Board.
    Mr. Finley was a member of the Nyssa Fraternal Order of Eagles and was past commander of the Parma American Legion and Fort Boise Barracks of World War Veterans.  He served with farm advisers training veterans in World War II and was active in work with senior citizens.
    Surviving are a son, Jack Finley, Parma; a sister, Eula Fortner, Lockwood, Mo.; a brother, Ben Finley, Compton, Calif.; a grandson, Joe, and a granddaughter, Nancy, both of Parma.  He was preceded in death by his wife and three brothers.

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