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Information for Walter Earl Nau, Sr.
 24 October 1918 25 November 1985
 Idaho Press-Tribune, November 1985
Contributed by Helen Strine


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Walter Nau, Sr.
 

    Services for Walter Earl Nau, Sr., 67, of Fruitland, who died Monday Nov. 25 in an Ontario hospital of natural causes, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Shaffer-Jensen Chapel, Payette.
     James Richard and Theodore Nau will officiate. Burial will follow in the Middleton Cemetery.
     Mr. Nau, a maintenance and transportation supervisor, was born Oct. 24, 1916 at Wilder, a son of Robert and Alma Neher Nau.
     He attended grade school at Enrose near Caldwell and in Muscatine, Iowa. He then attended high school at Caldwell.. He had lived in the Gross community near Ola, also in Emmett. He served with the 745th Tank Division during World War II and had received the Bronze Star.
     He married Jessie Payne on Sept. 9, 1946 at Boise. They had resided at Stibnite and Fruitland. Mr. Nau had been a mechanic for several years, and a supervisor of buildings and transportation for the Ontario School District.
     He was a member of Ionic Lodge #82, AF & AM, in Cascade; and a member of the Treasure Valley Kiwanis Club in Ontario.
     He is survived by a daughter, Dixie (Mrs. Eric) Landenburger of Seward, Alaska; two sons, Lee and Earl Jr., both of Payette; four sisters, Violet (Mrs. Gene) Rynearson of Sacramento, Calif., June (Mrs. B.A.) Valentine of Banks, Frances (Mrs. Garland) Drewrey of Cascade and Betty (Mrs. Ebert) Heither of Reno, Nev.; a brother, Robert of Emmett; seven grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
     Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, 151 E. Bannock St., Boise 83712.