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Information for Myrle Loveland Dowdle Boodry Blurton
13 February, 1918
15 August, 1987
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
August, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Myrle Blurton

     Services for Myrle Loveland Blurton, 69, of Payette and formerly of Parma, who died Saturday, Aug. 15, in an Ontario nursing home, will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Payette Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
     Bishop Kip P. Madsen will officiate under the direction of Payette Chapel of Roses.  Burial will folow (sic) at the Parma Cemetery, Parma.
     Mrs. Blurton was born Feb. 13, 1918, at Mount Pelier (sic-Montpelier), Idaho, to Hyrum and Alla Loveland.  She was reared and attended school there until her senior year in high school when she moved with her family to Nampa, graduating from Nampa HIgh School in 1936.
     She married M. Vernon Dowdle June 4, 1940, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.  They had three children.
      She married George Boodry Aug. 27, 1959, at Gooding.  They settled in Parma.  Mr. Goodry died in March 1979. 
     She married Cleo Blurton Aug. 1, 1984, at Parma and they settled in Payette, where they had since resided.
     She baked for the Parma School District from 1971 to 1984.
     She was a member of the LDS Church and the Daughters of Utah Pioneers.  She was honored by the American Red Cross for her many blood donations of her rare blood type.  She enjoyed attending senior citizen dances in Payette and Ontario.
     She is survived by her husband of Payette; a son, Vernon Scott Dowdle of Marsing; two daughters Marilyn (Mrs. Henry) Busendorfer of Marsing and Carolyn (Mrs. Wendell) Durrant of Delta Junction, Alaska; a stepson, Clayton Boodry of McGrath, Alberta, Canada; 15 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
     She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
     Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Payette Chapel of Roses.