services for Manly H. "Doc" Deering. 75, Caldwell, who died
Tuesday. July 3, at a Caldwell hospital will be conducted at
10:30 a.m. Friday, at the Mausoleum at Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral
Chapel, Caldwell. The Rev. George D. Godfrey, pastoral
associate of Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church, Caldwell,
He was born Sept. 12, 1908,at Clements, Kan., a son of
Charles C. and Addie L. (Twining) L. Deering. He was reared
and educated in the Homestead community, near Clements, and
also farmed in that area. He married Beth Crisup. She died
several years later. He then married Opal G. Chance, Nov. l8,
1932, in Cottonwood Falls, Kan. The couple continued farming
for a year, and then moved into the town of Cottonwood Falls.
In 1936, the couple came to Caldwell, where Mr. Deering worked
for the Dairymen's Creamery. He also worked for Caldwell
Leather and Canvas, Peckham's Furniture store, and for the
city of Caldwell Street Department for a number of years. He
retired from the city of Caldwell due to ill health. He was a
member of the Caldwell Senior Citizen's League.
He is survived by his wife, Opal of Caldwell; a
daughter, Mrs. John (Zora) Logan of Boise; a brother Arthur
Deering of Larned, Kan.; a sister, Mila Ludwig of Emporia,
Kan., a grandson, Andy Logan, Boise, and several nieces and
He was preceded in death-by his parents, one brother, and
a sister. Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel in
Caldwell Thursday from noon until 8 p.m. and on Friday. July 6
from 9 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.
Memorials may be made to the Caldwell Senior Citizen’s
Center or a favorite charity.