Information for Willard W. Padour
8 December, 1902 – 27 February, 1970
From the Caldwell News Tribune
Monday, 2 March, 1970
Contributed by John Mutch
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CALDWELL -- Services for Willard
W. Padour, 67, of Caldwell Route 4, who died Friday at a
Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at
the Dakan Chapel.
The Rev. James McMillian of the Deer Flat Free Methodist Church
will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial
Mr. Padour was born Dec. 8, 1902, in Holland, and came to the
United States with his family at the age of six months. They
settled in Virginia and later moved to Nebraska. They moved to
the Nampa area in 1906, where the family homesteaded. He
attended the Midway and Lone Star schools.
He had been employed by the Boise Project Board of Control for 40
years, retiring in 1968. He married Gertrude C. Cole on Nov.
12, 1927, at Caldwell. They lived in and around the
Nampa-Caldwell area since that time.
He was a past member of the Caldwell Odd Fellows Lodge and
also of the Nampa Eagles Lodge, and attended the Deer Flat
Survivors in addition to his wife are a son, Carl Padour of
Caldwell; a daughter, Mrs. Joyce Lundy of Parma; a brother,
Cecil Roosma of Pocatello; a sister, Mrs. Anne Kempthorn of
Portland, and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, John, in 1947, at Nampa.
Memorials may be sent to the Deer Flat Free Methodist Church