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Arden Norton Durfee
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1920
Lovell
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1996
Casper
Natrona County
Wyoming, USA

WWII-Navy

Arden Norton Durfee, 76, died Sunday, March 3, 1996 in Casper at the Poplar Living Center. He was born January 16, 1920 in Lovell, Wyoming to Charles and Rilda Durfee. The family lived on a ranch southwest of Lovell where Arden attended school and graduated with the Class of 1939.

He married Myra Hatch on April 5, 1940 and they were later sealed in the Salt Lake City L.D.S. Temple on April 7, 1943.

He worked for Ohio Oil Co. for many years and then served in the U.S. Navy for two years during WWII. He returned to work for Ohio Oil Co. which sold out to Marathon Oil and Arden was transferred to Colorado where he worked as a Labe Technician. He was living in Littleton, Colorado at the time of his retirement.

Arden enjoyed many trips down the Big Horn Canyon as a young man and he and his wife enjoyed travelling and spending the winters in Arizona. Myra, his wife, preceded him in death on May 1, 1991.

He is survived by three children, Lloyd Durfee of Berthoud, Colorado, Pattie Durfee of Littleton, Colorado, and Charles Durfee of Rock Springs, Wyoming; and 9 grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters, Wanda Johnson of Provo, Utah, Edna Cockrell, Eva Beddes, and Afton Cahill all of Lovell.

Funeral services will be Thursday, March 7, 1996 at 10:00 a.m. in the Lovell L.D.S. Stake Center with Bishop Douglas Savage Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the Lovell Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Abbott Durfee (1887 - 1954)
  Rilda Norton Durfee (1889 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Myra Hatch Durfee (1924 - 1991)
 
 Children:
  Jeffrey Hatch Durfee (1943 - 1952)*
  Charles Hatch Durfee (1953 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wanda Durfee Johnson (1909 - 1997)*
  Edna Durfee Cockrell (1912 - 1996)*
  Twila Durfee Griffin (1914 - 1990)*
  Charles Weldon Durfee (1916 - 1921)*
  Arden Norton Durfee (1920 - 1996)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lovell Cemetery
Lovell
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA
 
Created by: Lovell Cemetery
Record added: Jul 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39402388
Arden Norton Durfee
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- Kelly Sishc
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