Information for Ray A. Danforth
24 August, 1886 – February, 1976
Obituary from the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
Many hours have been spent providing the
information you see on our website. Please
let us know, using the email address below,
if you have found useful information or
if you enjoyed the website. Thanks!
WILDER – Graveside services for Ray A. Danforth, 89,
Wilder, who died Tuesday at a Caldwell hospital, will be
conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Wilder Cemetery by Rev.
Clare Willcuts of the friends Community Church, Homedale,
under the direction of Homedale's Flahiff Funeral Chapel.
He was born Aug. 24, 1886, at Osage, Iowa, where he was
reared and educated. He moved to Ratelje, Mont., as a young
man, where he homesteaded. He married Mary B. Norton on Aug.
29, 1916, at Columbus, Mont., and the couple made their home
in Montana before later moving to Oregon, where he owned and
operated an auto court on the coast. In 1928, they moved to
Parma, where he farmed; and then moved to Wilder in 1935.
Mrs. Danforth died in 1962.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Surviving are one son, Bill Danforth, Homedale; one
brother, Myron, Fisthtail, Mont.; two granddaughters; and four
great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother
and two sisters.
Free larger headstone photo available upon
transcribed as published by the newspapers, or as sent to us
others. Spelling and grammar will not be changed in the article
a note may be posted upon request to help correct errors.
a correction note, please send source(s) for the