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Information for Clarence Duro

29 January, 1904 - 22 January, 1984

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1984

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Clarence Duro

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 Nampa.
    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 sent.

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