Olga A. McClaran, 90, of Melba, died Monday, June 16, at
home of natural causes.
services will be held. Cremation was under the direction of
Cloverdale Funeral Home, Boise. Inurnment
will be at a later date at the Melba
Mrs. McClaran, a homemaker, was born Sept. 29, 1895, at
Neb., to Hugo and Marie Larsen
Ahlers. The family
moved to Chanute, Kan.,
where she graduated from high school.
She then attended Kansas Stae (sic) Teachers College at
Kan., and later taught school for
She married Lt. Ray M. McClaran Dec. 10, 1917, at
Fort Sill, Okla.
World War I, she took the Civil Service exam and worked for
the War Department in Washington,
They homesteaded near Colorado in 1919, and came to Idaho in 1920, buying a farm near Melba.
died May 21, 1968. She
continued to reside on the farm following his death.
She served on the Melba School
board, and was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by a son, Richard McClaran of Melba; two
daughters, Maryellen Tyler of Walnut
and Maizie M. Mills of
Boise; nine grandchildren; and eight
Memorials may be made to the Hospice Program,
Center, Nampa 83651.