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John Durham08/17/1977
Funeral services for John Hayden Durham of Cedar Falls, who died at Iowa University
Hospitals in Iowa City, August 17, 1977 of leukemia, were held from the Dahl – Van Hove
– Schoos Funeral Home, Saturday morning, August 20 at 10 o'clock. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery at Cedar Falls.

John Hayden was born July 30, 1926 at Melcher
to Lloyd Hayden and Hazel Johnson Durham, He attended Knoxville schools and upon
graduation in 1944 joined the Navy ROTC. He graduated from University of Iowa in
1949 with a degree in art and music. He taught at the Corwith, Wesley and Jamesville, Iowa schools.

On June 13, 1954 he was united in marriage to Dolores Miller at Schleswig, Iowa.

Survivors include his wife, Dolores; his mother and step – father, Mr. and
Mrs. Ray Heaberlin of Knoxville; two daughters, Cynthia Durham of Iowa City and
Laurel Durham at home; two sisters, Mrs. Amos Jones (Ruth) of Knoxville and Mrs.
Jules Holmes (Lucile) of Colorado Springs, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1928 and one infant son.