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Esther Dora Imes Duke
Birth: Sep. 5, 1898
Sawpit
San Miguel County
Colorado, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1986
Arizona, USA

Esther Dora Imes was the 10th child in a family of eleven children born to Permelia Blair Imes and Isaac Butler Imes. Isaac was a hard working miner in Colorado. The family moved to Mesa, AZ when Esther was a young girl. Esther's Father, Isaac, farmed after the family moved to Mesa.

Esther and Wiley Duke were married April 1, 1914 in Mesa, AZ. Esther and Wiley had five children. Three of their children, Carroll Eugene (1914-1917), George Elwood (1915-1918), and Claude Elmon (1919-1921) died before the age of five years old. Carroll and George lost their lives in a tragic accident at home, and Claude died from pneumonia. Daughter Ilene Dora and son Merle Emerson, dearly loved their Mother throughout her lifetime as did her Grandchildren. Wiley Duke, Esther's beloved husband, died on January 6, 1961. Esther died from pneumonia in a hospital in Rexburg, Idaho on March 9, 1986 at the age of 87. When Esther passed away, her daughter Ilene Dora Duke Boice and son Merle Emerson Duke, three Grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and 13 great great grandchildren survived her.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Butler Imes (1848 - 1914)
  Permelia Venora Blair Imes (1860 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Wiley Duke (1893 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Carrol Eugene Duke (1914 - 1917)*
  George Elwood Duke (1915 - 1918)*
  Dora Ilene Duke Boice (1917 - 2000)*
  Claude Elmon Duke (1919 - 1921)*
 
 Siblings:
  Orley Harry Imes (1877 - 1942)*
  Mary Olive Imes Anderson (1878 - 1945)*
  Perry Leonard Imes (1880 - 1938)*
  Ellsworth Sidney Imes (1882 - 1961)*
  Charles Raughl Imes (1884 - 1968)*
  Beulah Mae Imes Pomeroy Stroup (1886 - 1970)*
  Laura Bonnie Imes (1889 - 1978)*
  Isaac Earl Imes (1892 - 1956)*
  Lela Lenora Imes Cullumber (1896 - 1951)*
  Esther Dora Imes Duke (1898 - 1986)
  Luella Imes Hansford (1901 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
City of Mesa Cemetery
Mesa
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Plot: Section 169, Lot 1, Grave 4
 
Maintained by: Suzanne and Fred S.
Originally Created by: Frank Elsberry
Record added: Dec 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63020163
Esther Dora <i>Imes</i> Duke
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Esther Dora <i>Imes</i> Duke
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Esther Dora <i>Imes</i> Duke
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In loving remembrance,
- Suzy S.
 Added: Mar. 18, 2015
In remembrance!
- Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 Added: Dec. 6, 2011
 
This page is sponsored by: Suzanne and Fred S.

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