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Information for Clarence Marvin McDorman
4 July, 1926 22 June, 1993
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
June, 1993

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Clarence McDorman

    Clarence Marvin McDorman, 66, of Melba, died Tuesday, June 22, 1993, at the Nampa hospital.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Fricay, June 25, at the Melba Friends Church, Melba, with the Rev. Ron Lowry, pastor, John Seyler of Caldwell and Don Lamm of Greenleaf officiating.  Burial will follow in the Melba Cemetery.
    Mr. McDorman was born July 4, 1926, at Holyoke, CO., a son of John A. and Mae Middlebrook McDorman.  He moved with his family to the Nampa area where he grew up and attended Sunnyridge School.  He then worked for various area farms until entering the U.S. Navy in 1944, serving until 1946, during the end of World War II.  He returned to Melba and on Sept. 12, 1946, he married Barbara Jean Miller at Winnemucca, NV.  He worked as a amechanic at Melba, then worked as a logger for a few years before moving to Anchorage, Alaska.  He returned to Melba in 1958, and worked at the Sugar Factory in Nampa  before he began working as an independent milk hauler in the Treasure Valley, an occupation from which he retired in 1985. They have lived forty years in Melba.
    His hobbies were horses, boats, classic cars and entertaining his grandchildren.
He was a member of the Melba Friends Church, the Divin-Slonecker Post No. 126, American Legion, the Melba Lodge No. 150, I.O.O.F., and an active volunteer for the Melba Senior Citizen Center.
    Survivors include his wife, Barbara of Melba; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jeannie and James Haskett of Greenleaf and Nicki and Ken Fiskum of Caldwell; one daughter-in-law, Debra McDorman of Melba; his step-mother, Inez McDorman of Turlock, CA.; three brothers, Harold of Caldwell, Glenb of Ronan, MT., and Wesley of Salmon, ID.; two sisters, Eileen Davis of Melba and Inez Jackson of Auburn, CA.; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Marvin; and two brothers, John E. and Virgil.
    Memorials may be made to the Greenleaf Friends Academy, Greenleaf, Idaho, 83626, or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call until 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. until noon on Friday at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa, and after 1:15 p.m. at the Melba Friends Church.

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