CALDWELL - Services for Harry Clarence Skinner, 79, 2120 S.
10th St., Caldwell, who died Saturday in a Caldwell hospital,
will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel.
Officiating will be Rev. Steve Burris, First Christian Church,
Caldwell, and rev. Orville Stile, Boise. Interment will
be in Greenleaf Cemetery.
He was born Oct. 22, 1896, at Union, Iowa. he lived in
Iowa as a small boy until moving to South Dakota with his
family where he attended school, graduating from the Heresford,
S.D. High School in 1915. He enlisted in the U.S. Army
June 5, 1917, and served overseas with the 81st Division in
France during World War I. He was discharged in 1919.
He married Gertrude Young Dec. 15, 1919, in Sioux City, Iowa.
They came to Idaho where they farmed in the Wilder area.
he retired and they moved to Caldwell where they had since
resided. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd
Fellows Lodge. No. 137, Wilder; a life member and past post
commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, post 3886,
Caldwell; and was a member of the Veterans of World War I,
he is survived by his wife; a son, Robert, Caldwell; and two
granddaughters, Trudy and Jane Skinner, Caldwell.