Darwin Ames

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Darwin Oren Ames
June 19, 1939 - August 31, 2015
Darwin Oren Ames passed away Monday, August 31, 2015 of natural causes. He was born to Oren and Florence Ames on June 19, 1939. He was joined by his brother Ron a year later.
Darwin graduated from Boise High School in 1957 and briefly attended Boise Jr. College. Soon after he left the area to check out and discover new adventures.
He worked with his brother Ron in the lumber yard business where he met and made many friends that he would later work with in the home building business. He spent 30 years as a home builder in the area.
Darwin and Norma met in Houston, Texas where they were married on February 13, 1965. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in February of 2015. From this union, two children were born, Niki Ames Crow and Kevin Ames. He was always there for his family.
Darwin enjoyed the outdoors and loved downhill skiing, snowmobiling, white-water boating, hunting, and is now looking for the best fishing hole.
He is survived by his wife Norma, daughter Niki Crow, son Kevin (Liz) Ames, grandchildren, Matthew Crow, Brianne Crow and Ayla Ames, brother Ron (Mary) Ames sister Gayle (Bob) McHenry, sister Debra Havercost, brother Don (Sandy) Ames and sister Pam (Cory). There are also many nieces and nephews that round out the family.
He will forever be in our hearts.
Memorial Services will be held Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Caldwell. Inurnment will follow at Canyon Hill Cemetery in Caldwell. Condolences can be given at www.flahifffuneralchapel.com

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Flahiff Funeral Chapels - Caldwell Chapel
624 Cleveland Boulevard
Caldwell, ID 83606
(208) 459-0833
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Sept. 6, 2015