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Paul Durfee

June 12, 1952 — September 9, 2022

Paul Anthony Durfee, Sr., 70

Paul Anthony Durfee, Sr., 70, of Mullan, Idaho, passed away September 9, 2022 at the Shoshone Medical Center of Kellogg.  He was born June 12, 1952 in Wallace, Idaho; Paul was the son of Harold and Daisy (Lipe) Durfee.

Paul grew up in Mullan, attended and graduated from the Mullan High School in 1970.  In 1972, Paul moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where he worked and resided until 2017, when he moved back to the Silver Valley.

Paul worked as a dispatcher for Airland Transport of Anchorage, Alaska for many years.

Paul was a member of the Anchorage Mens Softball team and played in the Anchorage Co-Ed A Division.  He loved and enjoyed watching movies with his children, fishing, reading and having a cold beer.  Paul was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Mariners fan.

Paul is survived by two sons Paul A. Durfee, II of Anchorage, Alaska; Patrick Durfee also of Anchorage; five brothers Harold R. Durfee, Jr. (Karen) of Mullan; Randall G. Durfee of Mullan; William John Durfee (Kathleen) of Cleveland, Ohio; Mark Durfee of Buhl, Idaho and Brian Durfee (Denise) of West Point, Utah; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Paul was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers Joseph and Peter Durfee and one sister Ellen Autio.

A Celebration of Paul’s Life will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the Morning Club of Mullan; this will be potluck and everyone is welcome.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Mullan Community Foundation, P.O. Box 472 Mullan, Idaho 83846.

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