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Posted on Feb 28, 2019

Obituary: Lonnie C. Durfee

Lonnie C. Durfee


Lonnie C. Durfee, 85, of Quincy, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Lonnie was born in Almo, Idaho, on October 26, 1933, to Ralph and Kturah Durfee. He grew up in Idaho and married Dorothy A. Dalton on July 19, 1956, in Austin, Nevada.
He and Dorothy raised their children in the Columbia Basin. He worked in agriculture for many years for various farmers. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and everything John Wayne.
He is survived by his 8 children, Lonnie Jr., Mike, Violet DeGraw (Keven), Chuck (Barb), Kenny (Nora), Bryan (Laura), David (Melissa), Jim (Beth); 17 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife Dorothy in 1989.
Inurnment will be held on Friday, March 8, at 2 p.m., at the Quincy Valley Cemetery and a Celebration of Life service will be on Saturday, March 9, at 1 p.m., at the Bread of Life Church, 140 14th Ave. NW, Ephrata.
Please leave a memory for the family or sign their online guestbook at www.scharbachs.com. Scharbach’s Columbia Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.