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Agnes Oud is the answer for Clearwater History Trivia #583, a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country. Watch each day for another clue.
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Tuesday: Member of the Spurs
Wednesday: Taught at Orofino High School
Monday (1-20-20): Learned on double bladed skates
Tuesday (1-21-20): Good at gardening
Thursday (2-13-20): Taught business courses
Friday (2-14-20): One of the original planners of Orofino AAUW
Saturday (2-15-20): Belonged to PEOW
Agnes Moore Oud was known to many of her friends as 'Dinty'. She was born Sept. 17, 1908 in Scott County, Iowa, near the city of Davenport. According to her obituary, she moved to Gooding with her family when she was nine years old. She graduated from high school there and went on to the University of Idaho. where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and the Spurs, a service group. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in business education and later taught business courses at Orofino High School.
She married John 'Buzz' Oud June 15, 1933 and they made their home in Orofino where he owned and operated a pharmacy. Dinty served as bookkeeper during most of that time. They moved to Moscow in 1984 to be nearer the activities at U of I. The couple had two daughters, Elizabeth Ann and Nancy.
She was adept at gardening and loved swimming all her life. As a very young girl in Iowa, her mother taught her to ice skate on double runner skates. She loved the outdoors, especially the area of the Stanley Basin in the Sawtooth Range and U.S. Highway 12 over Lolo Pass.
Another of her interests was studying American history. She was very patriotic. Dinty also loved the piano and studied for a number of years. She was one of the original planners of AAUW in Orofino and was a member of PEO in Orofino and Moscow. She was also active with youth activities with her daughters and was a member of the Ascension Lutheran Church in Orofino and Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Moscow.
Dinty enjoyed all aspects of homemaking, cooking, sewing, entertaining and corresponding with friends.
She passed away Sept. 3, 2000 in Moscow just short of her 92nd birthday.
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