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6 January, 1893 9 September, 1986

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

September, 1986

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Lindley Larrance

    Graveside services for Lindley J. Larrance, 93, of Greenleaf, who died Tuesday, Sept. 9, at a Caldwell nursing home, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Greenleaf Cemetery.
    The Rev. Don Lamm of the Greenleaf Friends Church will officiate under the direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Greenleaf Friends Church.
    Mr. Larrance was born Jan. 6, 1893, in Jefferson County, Iowa, to William Hulda Hoskins Larrance.  He moved with his family to Idaho in 1900 and was reared on a small farm near Star. In 1912 he moved to the Riverside area south of Marsing which was known as Peaceful Valley where he worked with his brother-in-law clearing sagebrush for their farm land.  
    He married Orpha Puckett on Nov. 28, 1928, in Boise.  They moved to Caldwell in 1944 and to Greenleaf in 1946 where he had since resided.  Mrs. Larrance died in December 1968.  Most of his life he worked as a farmer, mechanic and combine operator.
    He was a member of the Greenleaf Friends Church.
    He is survived by a son, Paul L. Larrance of Greenleaf; a daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Marjorie and Harold Weesner of Newburg, Ore.; a granddaughter, Catherine L.W. King of Monmouth, Ore.; three nephews, Glen Birch of Caldwell, and Chester and Clarence Birch, both of Riverside; and a niece, Laura Dymoke of Portland, Ore.
    He was preceded in death by two sisters.
    Friends may call Thursday from 1 until 8 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Memorials may be given to the Greenleaf Friends Academy.



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