Claude (Melvin) Clapsaddle
Mel Clapsaddle, 66, a resident of Boise, passed away May 25, 2022, in Boise.
Mel was born on December 29, 1955, to Claude W. and Marie E. Clapsaddle in Boise, Idaho.
Mel graduated from Borah High School. As a young man, he enjoyed working on cars and riding his motorcycle. When his mother expressed concern about his daredevil ways, he told her “I would rather die young than be wrapped in cotton and put on a shelf.”
Mel worked in real estate in Boise for many years.
He was preceded in death by his father, Claude W. Clapsaddle; and brother, Charles D. “Chuck” Clapsaddle.
Mel is survived by his mother, Marie E. Clapsaddle; son, Nicholas D. Clapsaddle and grandchildren, Josiah and Jacob Clapsaddle.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, on Monday, June 6, 2022, at Bowman Funeral Parlor, 10254 W. Carlton Bay Dr. in Garden City. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at Dry Creek Cemetery, 9600 Hill Rd. in Boise.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City.
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