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Information for John E. Douthit Sr.

9 June, 1912 - 23 June, 1986

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

June, 1986

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John Douthit Sr.

    Rosary for John E. Douthit Sr., 74, of Loomis, Calif., formerly of Nampa, who died Monday, June 23, at a Roseville, Calif., hospital, will be recited today at 8 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
    Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Flahiff chapel with the Rev. George Fahey, S.M., of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa, officiating.  Burial will follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
    Mr. Douthit, a retired farmer and carpenter, was born June 9, 1912, at Fullerton, Neb., to Anson and Emma Lambs Douthit.  He was reared and educated there.
    He married Eudena Lorraine Medberry Feb. 22, 1940, at Greeley, Neb., and they made their home in Nebraska, where they farmed.
    They moved to Kuna in the late 1940s and farmed there.  They later lived in Nampa for several years.
    Mr. Douthit died Feb. 10, 1978.
    For the past few years, he had wintered in California and Arizona and spent the summers in Idaho.
    He attended St. Paul's Catholic Church and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Needles, Calif.
    He is survived by three sons, John E. Jr. and Gary L. Douthit of Boise, and Charles T. Douthit of Rocklind, Calif.; two daughters, Mary A. (Mrs. Roy B.) Hebard of Loomis, Calif., and Carolyn S. (Mrs. Byron K.) Lines of Fairfield, Calif.; a brother, James E. Douthit of Nampa; a sister, Mary Reiley of Boston, Mass.; 12 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
    Friends may call today until 9 p.m. and Friday until time of services at the Nampa Flahiff chapel.

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