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Information for Charles Lee Klahr

23 November, 1916 - 28 May, 1995

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

30 May, 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Charles Klahr

    Charles Lee Klahr, 78, of Caldwell, died Sunday, May 28, 1995, at a Nampa care center.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 1995, at Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church, Caldwell.  Rev. Mike Turner will officiate.  Burial will follow at Roswell Cemetery, Parma.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Charles was born November 23, 1916, at Parma, the son of George and Nora Klahr.  He was raised and educated in the Parma area.  He married Anna Leora Benson October 23, 1938 and they farmed on the Roswell Bench until 1952.  They moved to the Notus area and farmed until he retired in the 1970s.
    Charles was always involved in many community activities and was one of the founding members of the Potato Growers of Idaho.  Chuck donated his time and machinery in the development of Purple Sage Golf Course.  His community involvement also included his activities in Boy Scout and 4-H programs.
    Charles will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Anna and his family including a son, Keith and his wife, Molly Klahr; his daughters and the husbands, Kay and Eldon Book and Karla and Charles Maxey; seven grandchildren; his brothers and their wives, Harry and Lorraine Klahr and James and Bonnie Klahr; his sisters, Ruby and her husband, Tom Reese and Nola Yeakel and other extended family members.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Earl, Elmer, Carl and Clarence; and a sister, Pearl.
    His family suggests that memorials be made to the Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church Youth Program.

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