Mervin Jay Clabo, 67, of Caldwell and formerly of Las Vegas,
Nevada, passed away Friday, July 2, 1993, at the Middleton
Cemetery. Pastor Chip Miller of the Evangel Family
Worship Center, Caldwell, will officiate under direction of
the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Family and friends
are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Jay was born Feb. 24, 1926, at Nampa, a son of John and
Jane Reagan Clabo. He attended Middle schools and
entered the U.S. Navy in 1943, serving three years in World
War II on the USS Chiwawa as a fire control technician second
class. In 1949 he was recalled and served in the Korean
Confilict on the USS Marshall and USS Laertes receiving
several medals. In 1953, Jay was honorably discharged.
He married Dorothy Cain in 1955 in Weiser and the couple lived
in Boise, Utah and Las Vegas where he worked for the Nevada
test site for 20 years.
Jay and Dorothy just recently retired in 1991 to their
home in Caldwell where Jay especially enjoyed working in his
yard and garden and visiting friends and relatives.
He was a member of the Brotherhood of Electrical
Surviving in addition to his loving wife, Dorothy, are
a son, Michael Charles and a daughter, Brenda Renee, both of
Las Vegas; two brothers, Orville and his wife, Ida Clabo of
Roseburg, Ore., and Stanley E. "Short" Clabo of Royal City,
WA.; two sisters, Wanda N. and her husband Marvin Tyler of
Middleton and Velma "Sib" and her husband Harv Metzker of
Caldwell; and several nieces and nephews. He was
preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Friends may call today from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the
Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.