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Information for Ila Jeanette Dye Dufur

9 March, 1942 - 26 December, 1982

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1982

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Ila Dufur

    Services for Ila Jeanette Dufur, 40, of 2815 Chieftain Way, Boise, who died of natural causes Sunday, Dec. 26, in a Boise hospital, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at the South Maple Grove Stake Center by Bishop Paul Price of the 30th Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, under the direction of Relyea Funeral Chapel, Boise.  Interment will be at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    She was born march 9, 1942, in Firth, Idaho.  She was the daughter of Barber Dwane and Etha Jeanette Quinn Dye Sr.  She received her schooling in Firth and was graduated from Firth High School in 1960.  She was graduated from BYU in 1964 and attended graduate school there from 1964 to 1966.  She married George Carvel Dufur Aug. 5, 1967, in the Idaho Falls Temple.
    She was a school psychologist.  She worked in the Caldwell School for two years and the Boise School District for one year in testing and counseling.
    In 1970, they moved to Twin Falls where they managed a tutoring clinic, and in 1971 they moved to Salt Lake City.  They returned to Boise for three years and then moved to Seattle in 1975, residing there for three years.  They returned to Boise in January, 1978, and had resided there since.
    She was a lifelong member of the LDS church and had held many positions, serving as choir director and as a visiting teacher in the 30th ward.  At the time of her death, she was working in the young women's organization.
    She is survived by her husband, four children, Mikaela, Traci, Brian and Ami, all of Boise; five brothers, Dwane Dye of Firth and William Dye of Colorado Springs; Dale Nebeker of Brigham City, Utah.  Brent Dye of Idaho Falls and Kerry Dye of Murtaugh, Idaho; two sisters, Lois Bolander, Firth, and Barbara Swain of Roosevelt, Utah; and her mother, Etha Dye of Orem, Utah.
    Friends may call at the Relyea Funeral Chapel today from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight, and at the stake center an hour before services.

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