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Information for Zeta Turner Caron Durkee

5 July, 1907 - 16 October, 1981

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

18 October, 1981

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Zeta Durkee

    Scriptural vigil services for Zeta Caron Durkee, 74, of 210 Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, who died Friday at a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, by the Rev. John W. Morgan of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caldwell.  Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caldwell, by the Rev. Morgan,.  Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    She was born July 5, 1907, at Ord, Neb., to Dan and Gertrude Turner, and was reared and educated at Nampa.  She married Rene Carson on Nov. 10, 1925, at Nampa.  They made their home there, and later moved to Great Falls, Mont.  They were later divorced.  She married Lloyd Durkee in 1954, at Oakland, Calif.  They came to Caldwell in 1967.  Mr. Durkee died in 1976.  She was a member of St. Mar's Catholic Church, Caldwell.
    She is survived by two sons, William H. Caron of Caldwell, and Michael E. Carson, of Pottstown, Pa., a sister, Mary Edholm, of Gooding, a brother, Delbert Turner, of Marble Falls, Texas, 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Caron, a granddaughter, Irene Caron, and a sister, Madge McKee.
    Friends may sign the register at the chapel on Monday from 9 a.m. until the time for the vigil services.

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