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Information for Gertrude Corrine Cole Padour
19 July, 1907 - 24 September, 1984
The Idaho Press-Tribune
September, 1984

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Gertrude Padour
    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.
    The Rev. James E. McMillan of the Caldwell Free Methodist Church will officiate.  Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    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, Rupert 83350.
    Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. at Dakan Funeral Chapel.

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