September, 1899 - 2 October, 1983
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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services for Clara Gladys Duree, 84, of 418 Dearborn St.,
Caldwell, who died Sunday, Oct. 2, at a Nampa nursing home
will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Flahiff Funeral
Chapel, Caldwell, by Dr. Larry Crist of the Treasure Valley
Christian Church, Caldwell. Interment will follow at
Hillcrest Memorial Garden.
She was born Sept. 17, 1899, at Ayrshire, Iowa, to George and
Elizabeth Wood. She moved with her family as a
child to Kuna, Where she was reared and educated. She
married Joe G. Duree Aug. 27, 1926, in Boise. They made
their home in Weiser for a short time before moving to
Caldwell. She worked for a short time for J.R. Simplot
at the processing plant in Caldwell. Mr. Duree died in
October of 1945, and she has resided in Caldwell since that
She was a charter member of the Treasure Valley Christian
Church, Caldwell. She also served as president of the
Gleaners Sunday School class and the Rebekah Lodge of Kuna.
She is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Wayne (Bernice)
Maybon, Caldwell, Mrs. Bertie Jo Clark of Spokane, Wash., and
Mrs. Donna Allen, Nampa; one sister, Mrs. Ida Mae Breshears of
Weiser; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one
great-great-granddaughter and several neices (sic) and
She was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers and
Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell,
today until 8 p.m.
Memorials may be given to the Caldwell Meals on Wheels
program, 1009 Everett St., Caldwell.
Full-sized headstone photo
available upon request.
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