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Information for Manly Harrison Deering
12 September, 1908 – 3 July, 1984
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
September, 1973
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Manly Deering

      Cryptside 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, will officiate.
     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 nephews.
     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.

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