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Information for Earl Everett Klahr

7 July, 1911 - 15 December, 1986

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Earl Klahr

    Graveside services for Earl E. Klahr, 75, of Homedale, who died Monday, Dec. 15, in a Homedale nursing home of natural causes, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Parma Cemetery.
    Father John Donoghue of St. Mark's Catholic Church, Boise, will officiate, under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mr. Klahr, a retired farmer, was born July 7, 1911, at Owasso, Okla., to George and Nora Matthews Klahr.  He came to the Arena Valley area near Adrian, Ore., at the age of four.  He graduated from Parma High School in 1930.
    He lived in the Parma area and had herded sheep for the Little Sheep Co. of Emmett for several years near Warm Lake.
    He married Elsie L. Johnson Feb. 6, 1947, at Payette.  They farmed in the Notus-Parma area for many years.
    She died Aug. 28. 1977.
    He later married Florence Hinton Jan. 3, 1979, at Winnemucca. Nev.  They had resided near Homed ale since that time.
    He was a member of the Homedale Odd Fellows Lodge and the Caldwell Elks Lodge No. 1448.
      He is survived by his wife of Homedale; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Mike Otter of Boise; a stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Sharon and Nolan Taggart of Homedale; a stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, James and Sandy Hinton of Homedale; five brothers, Harry, Charles and Carl Klahr, all of Caldwell, Elmer Klahr of Middleton and James Klahr of Parma; two sisters, Nola Yeakel of Parma and Ruby Reese of Caldwell: two grandsons; four step-grandchildren; and a great-stepgrandchild.
    He was preceded in death by a twin sister, Pearl Bloyd; and a brother, Clarence.
    Memorials may be made to the Mercy Medical Center Hospice Program, care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell 83606.
    Friends may call today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Caldwell Dakan chapel.

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