Kletke/Durham Genealogy

Jr. Lacy Coleman Durham

Male 1932 - 2001  (69 years)


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  • Name Lacy Coleman Durham 
    Title Jr. 
    Born 11 Jan 1932  Campo, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Cremated Ashes were spread across his ranch in Rush, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Feb 2001  Hugo, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary - Lacy C. Durham, 69, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, at Hugo, Colo.

      Lacy was born Jan. 11, 1932, in Campo, Colo., to L.C. and Ruth (Bridge) Durham.

      In 1941 the family moved to Lincoln County. Lcay graduated from Edison School at Yoder in 1950.

      In 1952 Lacy entered the United States Army. He served in the Korean War as a forward observer of teh communist enemy forces. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Lacy received an honorable discharge in September of 1954.

      He returned to the Rush area and the occupation he dearly loved, farming and ranching, and continued in that until his death.

      Lacy was a member of the Colorado Cattlemen and the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. He was always there to lend a halping hand to his neighbors and friends. Lacy will be greatly missed by his family, including his grandchildren whom he loved greatly.

      Lacy was married to Clarene Jackson of Simla on Oct. 2, 1955, in Colorado Springs. To this union two sons were born, Matt and Pat.

      Lacy is survived by his wife Clarene of 45 years; his son Matt Durham of Rush and his children Colin, Evan and Laci Lynn; his son Pat Durham and wife Anita of Rush and their two sons Hadley and Ethan; three sisters, Betty Yoder of Yoder, Dora Krocesky of Denver, and Virginia Kletke of Aurora; and numerous nieces and nephews.

      Lacy was preceded in death by his parents, L.C. and Ruth Durham.

      Memorial services were held at 11a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Living Word Community Church in Calhan, with Pastors Jerry Allen and Jon Duncan officiating.

      Memorials are suggested to the Gift of Life Foundation, P.O. Box 245, Hugo, CO 80821.

      Love Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Person ID I0189  Kletke-Durham
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2009 

    Father Lacy Durham,   b. 7 Dec 1892, Bangston, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1973, Rush, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Ruth Bridge,   b. 9 Aug 1901, Chandler, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1951, Rush, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Family ID F072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clarene Lucille Jackson 
    Children 
     1. Matthew Ray Durham
     2. Patrick Lacy Durham
    Family ID F077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Durham Family
    Durham Family
    Back Row: Lacy & Virginia
    Front Row: Betty & Dora