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Information for Marshall Gordon Dunham Sr.

19 October, 1898 - 14 May, 1984

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

May, 1984

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Marshall Dunham Sr.

    Graveside services for Marshall G. Dunham Sr., 85, of 2609 Sunnybrook Dr., Nampa, who died Monday, May 14, at his home, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Dr. John W. Wallace, pastor of the Nampa United Presbyterian Church, will officiate.
    Friends may meet at the cemetery.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Mr. Dunham was born Oct. 19, 1898, in Denver, Colo.  At the age of 5, he moved with his family to Big Piney, Wyo., where eh was reared and educated.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War I.
    Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Wyoming and married Josephine B. Bentley on Jan. 1, 1922, in Daniel, Wyo.  Following their marriage, they made their home in Wyoming until 1925, when they moved to Twin Falls where they farmed.  In 1939, they moved to Lakeview, Ore., where they farmed and ranched.
    In 1977, they moved to Nampa to make their home.  He was a lifetime member of the Presbyterian and was a member of the Nampa United Presbyterian Church.  He was also a member of the American Legion and a past commander and was a member of the War Eagle Barracks 459 Veterans of World War I.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; one son and daughter-in-law, Daniel B. and Susan Dunham, Corvallis, Ore.; two daughters and their husbands, Mrs. Robert (Barbara) Stearman, Dugway, Utah, and Mrs. Warren (Joyce) Taylor, Oreana; one brother, William Dunham, Gooding; one sister, Mrs. Lois Hayden, Twin Falls; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by one son and one daughter.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel until 9 tonight.
    Memorials may be made to the Sunnyridge Manor Health care Center, 2609 Sunnybrook dr., Nampa, 83651

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