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Information for Leon L. Kurtz

10 May 1863 - 4 September 1939

From The Caldwell News-Tribune

5 September 1939
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Retired Middleton
Farmer Dies

    Lee Kurtz, 76, a retired farmer of the Middleton community, died Monday September 4, at the home of his niece, Mrs. James Morris in Boise, following a month's illness.
    The body was brought to the Peckham Funeral Chapel in Caldwell and services have been arranged for Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 in the Middleton Baptist church, with the Rev. C. A. Quinn of Middleton in charge.  Burial will be in the Middleton cemetery.
    Survivors besides the niece at whose home he died are another niece, Mrs. Pearl Clark of Meridian; one brother, Otis Kurtz, Middleton.
    Mr. Kurtz was born in Iowa on May 10, 1863 and came to Idaho in 1882 locating near Caldwell, where he has made his home most of the time.

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