Information for Clarence Duro
1904 - 22 January, 1984
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Clarence Duro, 79,
of 1023 South Powerline Road, Nampa, who died Sunday, Jan. 22,
at a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at
the First Baptist Church, Nampa, by the Rev. Leo W. Reed.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Caldwell, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel of
He was born Jan. 29, 1904, at Topeka, Kan., a son of Otto and
Mary Boyer Duro, and was reared and educated in Kansas.
He married Dessie Stephens Feb. 15, 1927, at West Plains,
Mo., and they made their home at Springfield, Mo., until
moving to Idaho in 1938.
He worked as an airplane inspector at Gowen Field during
World War II. He then opened and operated the Duro Built
Generator and Starter shop for the past 30 years.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Nampa, and
served as a trustee and deacon. He was also a member of
Ashlar Lodge 90, A.F. & A.M.; a member and past patron of
Nampa Chapter 30 O.E.S.; a member of Nampa Valley Grange 131
and the Kiwanis Club of Nampa.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; a daughter-in-law,
Violet Duro, Nampa; five grandchildren; Rick Luhr, Marty Luhr,
Lori Moon, Debi Luhr, and Dave Duro; four great-grandchildren;
and one neice.
One son, one brother and one sister preceded him in death.
Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa until 9
p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorials may be made to the Canyon County Paramedics CPR
Fund, 1115 Albany Street, Caldwell, 83605, or flowers may be
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