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Information for Dee Lamar Harris

7 May, 1925 - 12 May, 1972

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

May, 1972
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Mr. Dee L. Harris

    NAMPA - Funeral services for Mr. Dee Lamar Harris, 47, 408 Caldwell Blvd., Nampa, who died Friday at a Boise hospital following a short illness, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at the Nampa LDS Stake Center, with Bishop Theo Morgan of the Nampa Fourth Ward officiating.  Interment will follow.
    Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, and friends may call at the chapel on Sunday and prior to the service on Monday.
    Mr. Harris was born May 7, 1925 at Sugar City, Idaho, the son of Milton Chester Harris and Bertha Riggs Jones.  He served on a mine sweeper, the USS Eager in World War I1 and was honorably discharged on Feb. 25 1946.  He returned to finish his high school education at the Wilder High School.  He then worked for the Bureau of Land Management and after that worked for the government as a fresh fruit and produce inspector.  
    He later purchased his own flying service, worked for Union Seed and then Clark's Flying Service.  In 1962 he purchased the American Window Products where he had been actively engaged in business.  He was married to Joan Pancheri on March 31, 1953in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.  Mr. Harris had a great love for flying, and had received his 15 year safe flying award.  He was an active member of the Nampa Fourth Ward, LDS Church.
    Mr. Harris is survived by his wife, Mrs. Joan Harris, Nampa; one son, Joseph Lamar Harris, at home; one daughter, Diantha Deon Harris, at home; his mother, Mrs. Bertha Harris Miller, Willsville, Utah; four brothers, Voyd Harris, Salt Lake City, Utah, Max Harris, Hepner, Ore., Lyle Harris, Garden Grove, Calif., and Rick Harris, in California; three sisters, Mary Beth Larkin, LaCrosse, Wash., Betty Rawlings, Boise, and Treva Jean Rassmussen, Boise.
    He was preceded in death by his father.

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