Services for Gertude C. Padour, 77 of Boise, formerly of
Caldwell, who died Monday, Sept. 24, in a Boise hospital of
natural causes will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at Dakan
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
James E. McMillan of the Caldwell Free Methodist Church will
officiate. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial
Mrs. Padour, a
homemaker, was born July 19, 1907, at Gutherie, Okla., the
daughter of Witmer and Clara Nehring Cole. In her
early years she was reared in Oklahoma and in 1913 she moved
with the family to Missouri where she grew up.
She came to Idaho in 1920 and lived in the Nampa area for
several years. She married Willard W. Padour on Nov.
12, 1927, at Caldwell. They made their home in the
Nampa and Caldwell areas for all of their married life.
Mr. Padour died in February of 1970. She moved to
Boise in 1976, where she had since resided.
She was an avid gardener and flower grower, and had several
acres of flowers around her home each year.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Lois
Padour of Meridian; a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and
Marvin Lundy of Boise; seven sisters, Lela Mutch of Boise,
Viola Alsup of Moses Lake, Wash., Wilma Alsup of Harlingen.
Texas, Mary Badley of New Plymouth, Lucille Cox of Wendell,
Bonnie Taylor of Eagle and Dorothy Hill of Sweet; two
brothers, Donald Cole of Parma and Glenn Cole of Boise; five
grandchildren, Rick Padour of Boise, Jeff Lundy of Seattle,
Wash., Carla Phillips of Hansen, Philip "Flip" Lundy of
Boise and Scott Lundy of Knoxville, Tenn.; eight
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Idaho Youth Ranch, Box 534,
Friends may call
Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. at Dakan Funeral Chapel.