Class of 1953 H.S.

Class of 1953 H.S.'s Website

Alphabetical Alumni
Allen, Joseph Lovell

Allen, Joseph Lovell
Orem, Utah US

Joe and Rhoda Allen

Class of 1953. Basketball, Baseball, Football, Lettermen, Bookeeping Team, Representative, Journalism, Quill & Scroll, Yld Cat Newspaper. ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS OBITUARY: Joseph Lovell Allen slipped peacefully from this life into the next surrounded by his family at the home of his daughter, Juana Badger, in Cedar Hills, Utah, in the early morning of May 29, 2023. He was 88 years old. Born on March 1, 1935, in Nephi, Utah, to Joseph Berry and Wanda Hancock Allen, Joseph was the oldest of five children. He mostly grew up in Grover (Wayne County), but also spent time with his grandparents in Salt Lake City. He loved the outdoors, cattle, horses and sports. When Joe was 14 years old, the family moved to Utah County, where his father worked at Geneva Steel and his mother worked at the State Mental Hospital in Provo. Joe participated in baseball, basketball, football and track and graduated from Brigham Young High School in the Class of 1953. A life-long member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joe served a full-time mission in Argentina from May 1955 to November 1957. After his mission, Joe married Rhoda Gurena Robinson of Escalante, Utah, on March 19, 1959, in the Manti temple. Joe and Rhoda were married 58 years before her death in 2017. They had 7 children, 27 grandchildren, and 39 great-grandchildren. Joe received a PhD from Brigham Young University in Ancient and Modern Scripture in 1970. He taught seminary and institute in the Church Education System for 18 years in Idaho, Utah, Texas and Arizona. After retiring from CES, Joe devoted his expertise to researching the history, culture and people of The Book of Mormon. As a scholar, educator and explorer, he authored several articles and books including Exploring the Lands of the Book of Mormon. Joseph loved his family, serving in the Church and talking about the Book of Mormon - to anyone! Like his hero Mormon, Joe could say, "Behold, I am a disciple of Jesus Christ, the Son of God." (3 Nephi 5:13) He will be greatly missed by his family and many wonderful friends and associates. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Berry Allen and Wanda Hancock Allen; his beloved wife, Rhoda Gurena Robinson; siblings, Stanley Berry Allen, Shirley Rae Allen and Sherwin Carvel Allen; daughter, Traci Allen; and grandson, Christopher Troy Allen. He is survived by his brother, Richard Lewis Allen; and six children, Blake Joseph (Marion) Allen and Brent Jimmy (Pauline) Allen, all Richfield; Troy Robinson (Rita) Allen, Orem; Todd Berry (Taunya) Allen, Saratoga Springs; Juana Jo (Matt) Badger, Cedar Hills; and Tawni (Taylor) La Salle, San Marcos, California; in addition to 27 grandchildren, and 39 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 9, at the Cascade third ward chapel at 1051 East 200 North, in Orem at 11 a.m. A viewing will be held that morning from 9 to 10:30 a.m. An additional viewing will be held on Thursday, June 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East in Pleasant Grove. A live streaming option will also be available for the funeral on the Olpin website Joe loved missionary work and families and he requested that in lieu of flowers to please donate to the LDS Church Missionary Fund or to Primary Children's Hospital. Richfield Reaper, June 3 2023.

Allred, JoAnne

Allred, JoAnne
American Fork, Utah US

JoAnne and Bob Dowdle

Class of 1953. JoAnne Allred. Chorus, Short Plays, Childrens Theater. ~ ~ ~ ~ She married Robert K. Dowdle. Her parents: A. Reece Allred and Anne Elizabeth Smith Allred. They had four daughters and one son: Colene Allred (Les) Oviatt of Midvale, Utah; JoAnne Allred [BYH Class of 1953] (Bob) Dowdle of American Fork, Utah; McKay (Kathie) Allred of Orem, Utah; Lori Allred (Andrew) Rasmussen of Alpine, Utah; and LaVon Allred (Jerry) Hatfield, of Springville, Utah (she, LaVon, is now deceased). @2003. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: JoAnne Allred Dowdle, 1935 ~ 2010. Our beloved JoAnne passed away quietly September 25, 2010 in Provo, Utah, following heart surgery. JoAnne was born February 3, 1935 in Cardston, Alberta Canada to Archibald Reece and Anne Elizabeth Smith. JoAnne, the second of five children, spent her early years living in Hillspring, Alberta Canada until her family moved to Provo, Utah in 1952. After graduating from BY High School in 1953, she met her beloved husband Robert Keith Dowdle. They were married in the Salt Lake City Temple, November 25, 1953. Together they had four wonderful children. Family was her life and joy; she was always willing to open her home to those who had mothers elsewhere in the world but in time it was an honor to hear them call her "Mom". She and Bob together served two LDS missions, the Dublin, Ireland Mission and in the Martin's Cove, Wyoming Mission. JoAnne possessed a great passion for service, she dedicated much of her time caring for individuals in assisted living centers, hospitals, ailing neighbors and above all for friends and family. Her remarkable gift of unconditional love, her great capacity for kindness and her never failing example in devoted service will be truly missed. JoAnne was the light of her husband's life, together they would have celebrated 57 years of marriage this coming November. She is survived by her husband Robert K. Dowdle, Joseph, Utah; daughter Sandra Dowdle, Farmington, Utah; son Barton Dowdle (Evelyn), College Station, Texas; son Brook Dowdle; grandchildren: Rachel Richards (Bryan); Shannon Farner (Mark), Emily Dowdle, Trevor Dowdle, Haley Dowdle, Joshua Dowdle, Jacob Dowdle; great-grandchildren: Gabrielle Richards, Noah Farner, Milo Farner, Benjamin Richards, Jona Farner; those who called her mother: Scott Thrinh (foster son); Pepe Lee, Eduardo Lee, Brenda Lee Caricari, Armida Lee Hurralde (Exchange Students, Culiacan, Mexico). JoAnne was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Lavon Hatfield, and infant son Robert Reece Dowdle. Funeral services were held on Friday, October 1, 2010 at the LDS Church, 89 E. 11000 S., Sandy, Utah. [Salt Lake Tribune, September 29, 2010.]

Allred, Valene
345 North 750 East
Orem, Utah 84057-4934 US

Valene and Gene Hanson

Class of 1953. Chorus, Thespians. Married Gene Hanson. Her parents: Kenneth R. Allred and Helen Hersey Hutcheon Allred. Valene Allred [BYH Class of 1953] married Gene Russell Hanson [BYH Class of 1949]. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake L.D.S. Temple. They had two sons and two daughters: Bishop Russell K. Hanson (Carolyn); Diane Hanson McMullin (John); Gayle Hanson Cook (Terry); all of Woodland Hills; and Paul S. Hanson (Brenda) of West Valley City.

Barnett, Gary
6042 Foxhills Drive
Kearns, Utah 84118-0686

Gary Barnett

Class of 1953.

Bauer, Helen Carol

Bauer, Helen Carol
Holladay, Utah

Helen and David Kimball

Class of 1953. Helen Carol Bauer. Student Body Cheerleader. Twirler, Chorus, Notre Maison, Debate, Childrens Theater, Thespians, Roller Skating Club, Soph Cheerleader, Representative. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Helen Carol Bauer Kimball died at home June 28, 2003, at the age of 67. Helen was born January 12, 1936, in Payson, Utah to Heber Carl and Edith Bartholomew Bauer [BYH Faculty]. She met the love of her life, David Ashby Kimball, while they were both in 9th grade at BY High School. Following the LDS mission of David Kimball, they married on Aug. 9, 1957 in the Salt Lake Temple. Helen graduated from BY High School where she was a cheerleader and student body officer. She continued her education at BYU where she was a Cougarette. She graduated from BYU in 1957 with the second class of Registered Nurses. She worked at Utah Valley and Salt Lake County Hospitals, supporting her husband through medical school. In the early years of their marriage, they lived in Texas, Hawaii, and Oregon before settling in Salt Lake City. They had five children. She was happiest when sharing time with her family (especially at Lake Powell. She kept a beautiful home and loved to entertain. She cherished the company of her dear friends. She was an excellent cook and candy maker. She enjoyed water skiing and snow skiing, bowling, golfing and was a loyal Cougar fan. She sang with many choirs including the Allegro Choir. She traveled the world with her husband and delighted in visiting China, Japan, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and Tahiti. She was a faithful member of the LDS Church and served in many positions in Primary, YW and Relief Society. She served as a Hostess at the Relief Society Building and the Church Museum and also as a guide at Temple Square. She was President of the Timpanogos Literary Club (TLC) and a charter member. She is survived by her husband, David Ashby Kimball; mother, Edith B. Bauer, Orem; brother, Boyd H. Bauer [BYH Class of 1957] and Alice Bauer, Orem; children, Kim and Kaye Kindlespire, Pleasant Grove, Doug and Megan Kimball, Farmington, Jeff and Meredith Kimball, Salt Lake City, and Craig Kimball, Salt Lake City; 12 grandchildren, Heidi (Jason) Hillman, Kristi, Brittney, Lindsay, Caitlin, Katie, Zachary, Nicole, Emma, Hannah, David, and Tessa. She was preceded in death by her father and a daughter, Joyce. [June 2003] ~ ~ ~ ~ HER HUSBAND'S OBITUARY: David Ashby Kimball MD. David Ashby Kimball, 83, passed away suddenly November 30, 2018 at home with his wife by his side. He was born January 1, 1935 in Murray, Utah to Edwin Roberts Kimball and Althea Ashby Kimball. He was raised in Provo, Utah except during WWII when he lived with his family on Coronado Island, California while his father served in the Navy. He spoke fondly and often about his childhood and had many wonderful stories to share. After moving back to Utah, he finished grade school, then attended and graduated from BY High School in the Class of 1953. He excelled in athletics. He completed a mission in Melbourne, Australia and was a member of the initial Mormon Yankees Basketball team that played and beat teams from many countries preparing for the 1956 Olympics. He attended BYU for 3 years and then was accepted to the University of Utah Medical School. He was a Flight Surgeon in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Hickam Air Force Base on Oahu. He completed his residency in Urology at the University of Oregon and then established his medical practice in Murray, Utah. He loved his work and his patients. He would often say he couldn’t believe they paid him to do something which he enjoyed so much. He spent his career at Cottonwood Hospital and was the Chief of Staff in 1980. He was also on staff at Alta View, LDS, Holy Cross, and St. Mark’s Hospitals. He retired after practicing medicine for 33 years. During and after his career, he volunteered for the 4th Street Clinic. He married his high school sweetheart, Helen Bauer, also BYH Class of 1953, on August 9, 1957. Helen passed away in 2003. In August, 2004, he married Rosalie Walker. He loved her dearly. Her devotion and meticulous care after his stroke enabled him to live life to the fullest. He enjoyed reading, music, the theater, the annual trip to the Shakespeare Festival with cherished friends, and traveling the world with his wife and family. He adored his children and grandchildren. He delighted in all of their activities and accomplishments. David was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, living in the Mount Olympus 1st ward for 48 years among treasured friends and neighbors. His favorite calling was teaching the Gospel Doctrine class. He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Helen and daughter, Joyce. He is survived by his wife, Rosalie and children, Kaye (Kim) Kindlespire, Doug (Megan) Kimball, Jeff (Shanna) Kimball, Craig Kimball, Nessi (Jeff) Hicks, David (Diane) Walker, Norri (Gordon) Gunter, Darren (Heather) Walker; 22 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. He is also survived by dear siblings, Edwin N. (Christa) Kimball, Elaine (Tom) Carlile, Linda (Don) Runyan, and Colleen (Gary) Worthington; and brother-in-law, Boyd (Alice) Bauer. We will always remember how much he loved BYU football and basketball, golf, poetry, boating, Lake Powell, and being with his family. He taught us determination, initiative, optimism, and good work ethics. We will miss his quick wit, his quiet strength, and wisdom. We are heartbroken but grateful for his life, his love for us, and his legacy. Services will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 12 p.m. in the Mount Olympus 1st Ward, located at 4635 South Lanark Road, Salt Lake City, Utah with a visitation for family and friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The family would like to thank the therapists at L.S. Skaggs and the Balance and Mobility Clinic at the University of Utah for their excellent care and for helping David stay active for years after his stroke.

“A piece of me goes with him, a piece of him remains.
No ending is forever, good memories heal the pain.”
- Kristi Davis, granddaughter
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the 4th Street Clinic or the Utah Food Bank. Obituary

Black, Paul Dean
1165 W. Indian Hills Drive
St. George, Utah 84790 US

Paul Dean Black

Class of 1953. Paul Dean Black. Graduation Committee. @2001

Brandley, Jaqueline Noel

Brandley, Jaqueline Noel
PO Box 1008
119 Lower Ray Creek Rd
Townsend, Montana 59644-1008 US

Jaque and Lynn Swenson
  • Work: (406) 266-3066

Class of 1953. Jacqueline Brandley. Cheerleader, Thespians, Fauvines, Banner Carrier, Chorus, Junior Class Social Chair, Notre Maison President, Roller Skating Club, Debate, Childrens Theater. BYU BS Nursing 1958. Her parents: Noel Brandley and Marian Proctor Brandley, married in September of 1934 in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. Marian's parents were Auer Proctor and Beatrice Proctor. The children of Noel and Marian Brandley include: Jaqueline Brandley [BYH Class of 1953] (Lynn) Swenson, Carmen Marian Brandley [BYH Class of 1954] (Wallace) Hamilton and Theodore (Beverly) Brandley. Jacqueline married Vernon Lynn "Lynn" Swenson. They have four daughters and one son: Susan Lynn Swenson, Krista Lee Swenson, Eric Lewis Swenson, Dana Marie Swenson, Alisa Marian Swenson. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER HUSBAND'S OBITUARY: Vernon Lynn "Lynn" Swenson passed away peacefully on June 22, 2015. He was born April 23, 1934 in Soda Springs, Idaho, the youngest of six children born to Naomi Chappell James and John Lewis Swenson. Lynn was raised in Provo, Utah, attending Brigham Young High School, where he met the love of his life, Jaqueline Noel Brandley. Lynn graduated in the BYH Class of 1952, and Jaque graduated in the BYH Class of 1953. Lynn served in the US Army for two years during the Korean War. After returning to BYU, Jaque and Lynn were sealed in the SLC Temple for time and all eternity on June 3, 1957. Lynn attended medical school at George Washington University in Washington D.C. graduating third in his class of 100. After a residency in Phoenix, Arizona, they settled in Townsend, Montana. They grew to love the people and the beautiful scenery of the area. After a few years, they bought a farm outside of town where Lynn relieved stress by irrigating and fixing things. He practiced medicine in Townsend until he retired. Lynn is survived by Jaque, his wife of 58 years, and his five children that he “rented for vacations” and ended up keeping forever: Susan Neuffer, Krista Gotberg (Byron), Eric (Sharolyn), Dana Stott (Alan), and Alisa Cassity. He is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews as well as his sister Ruth Johnson. Lynn was preceded in death by his parents and four of his siblings, Helen Swenson Eastmond, John Swenson, Beth Swenson Walker (BYH Class of 1939), and Dr. Gene James Swenson (BYH Class of 1945). There will be a memorial service on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Oak Forest Chapel, 2250 North 2200 East in Layton, Utah. A memorial service will also be held in the Townsend, Montana, LDS Chapel on Saturday, July 11, 2015. Arrangements under the direction of Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Road, Layton, Utah. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Broadwater Health Center in Townsend, Montana, or Doctors Without Borders would be appreciated. Source

Brandley, W. Peter
PO Box 503
Centerville, Utah 84014 US

Peter and Lynne Brandley

Class of 1953. Chorus. W. Peter Brandley. BYU 1957. His parents: Louis Orson Brandley [BYH Class of 1914] and Edda Anderson Brandley. Their children included: Bob Brandley, Raymond, Alberta, Canada; David S. Brandley, Ogden, Utah; W. Peter Brandley [BYH Class of 1953], Salt Lake City, Utah and Margaret Brandley (Vernon Wallace) Larsen. @2007. Peter married Lynne. Peter and Lynne Brandley, both of Community Shares of Utah. In Utah, Community Shares of Utah is a federation that represents a broad-based collective of 501 (c) 3's nonprofit organizations. United Way, for example, limits the non-profits to human services. Community Shares, on the other hand, represents agencies whose primary vision may be advocacy, animal welfare or education. Lynne Brandley has been Executive Director of Community Shares of Utah since 1991. A native of Utah, Lynne has a BS in Elementary Education and an Associate’s degree in Business Development. At one time Lynne owned and operated a property casualty insurance agency and real estate office; other prior experience includes seven years as Executive Director of a national trade association in Washington, DC and three years as Executive Director of the Literacy Action Center in Salt Lake City. While working in the Business Development Office at Salt Lake Community College, Lynne set up scholarships and work-related educational programs. She also served on the college Advisory Council for six years. Lynne was appointed to Governor Bangerter’s Task Force to provide programs for single mothers at Salt Lake Community College, and she served on the Board of Trustees for the Homeless Children’s Foundation.

Briggs, Nancy Iretta

Briggs, Nancy Iretta
Provo, Utah US

Nancy and Paul Richards

Class of 1953. Nancy Briggs. Senior Class Secretary of Records and Treasury. Fauvines, Girls State County Commissioner, Debate State, Interpretive Contest, Childrens Theater, Thespians, Type Team, Wildcat Yearbook, Shorthand Team, Supreme Court Justice, Graduation Committee. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Nancy Briggs Richards dies, Educator & Civic Leader. Nancy Iretta Briggs Rooker Richards, a Utah County religious, education and civic leader, died Nov. 13, 1988, at her home of cancer. She was 53. Mrs. Richards, the wife of Paul C. Richards, Director of Public Communications at Brigham Young University, graduated from Brigham Young High School in 1953 and obtained her bachelor's degree in political science and a master's degree in speech, both from BYU. As a student at BYU, she was a champion debater, served on the Student Senate, the Student Supreme Court, the Interorganizational Council, and was National Secretary and Vice-President of Tau Kappa Alpha. After postgraduate work at Stanford and Columbia universities, she earned a doctorate in rhetorical and public address from the University of Utah. She later taught at Brigham Young University, the University of Utah, the University of Chicago, Murray High School and Hillside Junior High School. She was also a member of the Salt Lake Assistance League, the Salt Lake Opera Guild, the Pioneer Theatre Guild, the Salt Lake Bar Auxiliary, the Utah Heritage Foundation and the Provo Arts Council. She served as board member and president of the BYU Alumni Association. Mrs. Richards was an active member of the LDS Church, serving in numerous leadership and teaching positions on both the ward and stake level. She was also active in the Republican party, serving as local chair and vice-chair, and as a delegate to county and state conventions. Her burial was in the Provo City Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Nancy Briggs Rooker Richards Memorial Scholarship, BYU, P.O. Box 7188, Provo, UT 84602. [Deseret News, Tuesday, November 15, 1988] ~ ~ ~ ~ Papers of Nancy Briggs Rooker Richards at BYU: This collection consists the personal records of Nancy Briggs. Items in this collection include degrees and diplomas, photographs, correspondence, pamphlets and booklets from seminars, newspaper articles about her, and her dissertation about Mary Ann Burnham Freeze. Also included are annotated scrapbooks and yearbooks. This collection was donated by Elizabeth Grannis, January 2002.

Brimhall, Ruth (1953)
537 N. 5th Street
Montpelier, Idaho 83254-1021

Ruth Johnson

Class of 1953. Ruth Brimhall. Chorus, Fauvines, Notre Maison, Debate, Thespians, Childrens Theater, Graduation Committee. @2001

Bullock, Benjamin Neil

Bullock, Benjamin Neil
Provo, Utah

Neil and Sharen Bullock

Class of 1953. Benjamin Neil Bullock. Chorus, Small Ensemble, Photography Club, Assistant Librarian. Married Sharen Anderson, daughter of Wilford John "Bill" Anderson and Lora Carling Anderson. His brother is Hart Bullock [BYH Class of 1956] (Janice), Centerville. ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS OBITUARY: Benjamin "Neil" Bullock, 1935 ~ 2020. Benjamin "Neil" Bullock, age 85, was welcomed home to his Heavenly Father on December 26, 2020. Neil was born on September 14, 1935 to Clara Peterson Bullock and Benjamin Vern Bullock. Neil was born six weeks early in Provo, Utah; however, he narrowly missed being born in a mining camp on the West side of Utah Lake. Neil's fondest memories and stories are centered around growing up and working with his father in the mining industry and exploring the backroads of Utah. Neil was proud of the fact that he was the 7th generation in a line of firstborn sons named Benjamin. His great-grandson is now the 10th in this consecutive line of Benjamins. Neil graduated from Brigham Young High School in the Class of 1953. He met the love of his life Sharen LaRue Anderson on a blind date. They were married July 5, 1956 in the Manti LDS Temple. At that, time Neil was serving in the U.S. Army in Banbridge Island, Washington. After his service and graduation from Brigham Young University he accepted a job with the Bureau of Reclamation in Vernal Utah where their daughter Vickie was born. Their son Benjamin Michael "Mike" was born two years later in Salt Lake City, Utah. Neil was successful in business and real estate endeavors. He ran the Signetics semi-conductor plant in Orem, Utah until his retirement in 1992. He was President of the United Way of Utah County in 1989 and also served as a board member for the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce. This is what he DID professionally but not WHO he was. Neil's life epitomized love, caring, and charity. Neil is a loving son, husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was the ultimate caregiver for his ill wife Sharen for 22 years. Everyone who knows him comments on what a kind, loving, generous man he is. Neil made time for everyone and let you know you were loved. He loved the gospel and was very excited to be reunited with those who have passed and to see his Savior. Neil was preceded in death by his wife, Sharen Larue Anderson Bullock; parents, Clara Peterson Bullock & Benjamin Vern Bullock; grandson, Benjamin Spencer Bullock; and granddaughter, Cambrie Allyn Cozzens. He is survived by his siblings: Karl Hart Bullock (Jan), Beverly Carlson (Dewey) and David Vern Bullock (Kathy); children: Vickie Ann Bullock Cozzens (Ken) and Benjamin Michael "Mike" Bullock (Melynda); grandchildren: Brittnie Nichole Bullock, Cassidy Bullock, Chase Allen Cozzens; great-grandchildren: Benjamin Mason Bullock, Mackenzie Lynn Bullock, Sofia Jane Cozzens, Robert Jacob Kelly, a great-granddaughter due in February 2021; and sister-in-law, Dalene Anderson. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private viewing and service will be held for immediate family only at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 9, 2021. Following the services, a video recording will be available to view through Berg Mortuary's website. Condolences may be expressed to the family at Interment, Provo City Cemetery. Source

Canfield, Alan
4027 N. 800 W.
Ogden, Utah 84404

Alan Canfield

Class of 1953. Basketball, Baseball, Football, Tennis, Track, Lettermen, All State Athletics, Band, Chorus, Senator, Ski Club. @2001

Davidson, David A.
171 Third Avenue Apt 704
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103-5009

David Davidson
  • Home: 801-355-0492

Class of 1953. David A. Davidson. @2010

Eggertsen, Lynne [Eggertson]

Lynne Cook

Class of 1953. 1953 Student Body Social Chair. 1950 Student Body Secretary. Y'ld Cat Newspaper, Fauvines, Banner Carrier, Chorus, Girls State Judge, Notre Maison, Short Plays, Childrens Theater. [In 1950 Wildcat Yearbook, Lynne is spelled without the final e.]

Ferguson, Dawna

Dawna Ferguson

Class of 1953. Chorus, Interpretive Contest.

Fisher, Barbara

Barbara Fisher

Class of 1953. Assistant Librarian.

Geertsen, Lou Rita

Geertsen, Lou Rita
Brigham City, Utah US

Lou Rita and Robert Tingey

Class of 1953. Lou Rita Geertsen. Fauvines, Thespians, Notre Maison, Chorus, Childrens Theater. ~ ~ ~ ~ She was born November 2, 1935, and died on June 24, 1967. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Lou Rita Geertsen Tingey, 32, 218 East Fifth South, Brigham City, Utah, died Sunday, June 24, 1967, in Dee Memorial Hospital in Ogden after an extended illness. Mrs. Tingey was born in Ogden, November 2, 1935, the daughter of O. Norman Geertsen and Celia Geertsen. She was reared in Provo and received an education at the BYU Training School. She graduated from Brigham Young High School in the Class of 1953. Mrs. Tingey received two scholarships and graduated from BYU in 1957. She was active in drama and was also an artist. Mrs. Tingey was a member of the LDS Church. She married Robert R. Tingey on August 14, 1959, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple and they moved to Brigham City. She was a counselor and work director while a member of the LDS 11th Ward Relief Society in Brigham City. Mrs. Tingey was also a home economics teacher in Box Elder Junior High School. Survivors include her husband and three children, Robert R. Tingey, Alisa Tingey, Danial (sic) Reese Tingey and Douglas Rolland Tingey, all of Brigham City, and a brother, Robert N. Geertsen in Viet Nam. Other survivors include both parents, O. Norman and Celia Geertsen, Orem, and grandparents, Mrs. Ina Belle B. Geertsen, Ogden, and Mrs. Elizabeth B. Romney, Mexico. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, June 28, 1967 in the 11th LDS Ward Chapel in Brigham City, Utah, with Bishop J. Earl Johnston conducting. Mrs. Tingey was buried in the Brigham City Cemetery under the direction of the Harold B. Felt Funeral Home. [News clipping, newspaper not known]

Giles, Alma Robert

Giles, Alma Robert
Provo, Utah US

Al and Joyce Giles

BYH Class of 1953? Alma Robert Giles. [His name and photo do not appear with the senior class in the 1953 Wildcat yearbook.] ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS OBITUARY: Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Alma Robert Giles "Big Al" was born to Roy Giles and LaDacy Wagstaff Giles on August 17, 1935. He was called home to be with his wife and son for a long-awaited reunion on the morning of July 12, 2014. Alma spent his early years in Tabiona, Utah. The Giles family then moved to Provo where he attended BY High School, and this is where he met the love of his life Joyce Nelson. They were married on August 6th, 1954. They moved to California where he worked in a tire factory for several years before returning to Provo where he drove truck, and then began his career with Union Pacific Railroad where he worked his way up to Engineer, and later retired in 1997. Alma enjoyed his family and working in his immaculate yard. He loved spending time in the outdoors in his earlier years, and had a passion for music and collecting collectables in his later years. He is preceded in death by his wife Joyce, son Bobby, granddaughter Tara, his parents Roy and LaDacy. He is survived by daughters JoDeen (Mark) Deleski, Karen Lewis, and son Terry A. Giles (Jamie), sister Vida Kay, brothers Rex (Pat) Giles, Tom (Alyce) Giles, 7 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Alma's name to the Utah Blind Association. A special thanks to the "I Care" staff (Bonnie, Ryan, and Burt) for all the care given in the last 2 years. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Berg Mortuary Drawing Room Chapel, 185 East Center Street, Provo. Friends may call at the mortuary on Thursday morning from 9:30 until 10:45. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online at [Provo Daily Herald, Tuesday, July 15, 2014] ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS WIFE'S OBITUARY: Joyce Nelson Giles - 1936 ~ 2005. Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Joyce Nelson Giles was called home Sunday March 13, 2005. She was welcomed home by her son, Bobby; and her parents. Joyce was born February 21, 1936 in Provo, Utah to Elmer and Olive Nelson. Joyce married Alma R. Giles on August 6, 1954 in Provo, Utah. Joyce was known as an excellent seamstress. She started Joyce's Drapery's in 1973 and ran it from her home. She helped to create custom draperies for Sears, D.A. Taylor, J.C. Penny's, and many others. She had a passion for her ceramic dolls and anything else she could find to keep her creative talents flowing. She enjoyed gardening and going to her cabin for many years. Her greatest joy was her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, parents, and one granddaughter. She is survived by her husband; two daughters, JoDeen (Mark) Deleski of Provo, Utah, and Karen Lewis of Twin Falls, ID; one son, Terry (Shanna) Giles[0] of Provo, Utah; a sister, Jean (Bud) Reid of Payson, Utah; a brother, Gary Nelson of Spanish Fork, Utah; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and her faithful pet, "Sissy." Funeral services were held Wed-nesday, March 16, 2005 in the Berg Mortuary Drawing Room Chapel, 185 East Center Street, Provo. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. [Desert News, Monday, March 14, 2005]

Godfrey, Mary Ann
1120 Ladera Way
Belmont, California 94002-3643

Mary Ann Monson

Class of 1953. Cheerleader, Twirler, Chorus, Fauvines, Quill & Scroll President, Debate, Childrens Theater, Thespians, Yld Cat Newspaper Assistant Editor. Married _____ Monson. --@2001

Harris, Virginia

Virginia Harris

Class of 1953. Chorus, Notre Maison.

Hatch, LaRue
14535 S. 1515 W.
Bluffdale, Utah 84065

LaRue Sheridan

Class of 1953. Chorus, Library Club, Roller Skating Club, Shorthand Club. Married ______ Sheridan. --@2001

Hatch, Rodney
72 North 200 West
Spanish Fork, Utah 84660-1750

Rodney Hatch

Class of 1953. Basketball, Football, Chorus. @2001

Hawker, Doris

Hawker, Doris
Provo, Utah

Doris and Darrell Mackey

Class of 1953. Senior Class Social Chair. Beaux Arts Club, Chorus, Fauvines. OBITUARY: Doris Lila Hawker Mackey, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister passed away in her home at the age of 58. She was born on October 14, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, a daughter of James Palmer and Phyllis Pickering Hawker. She and her family moved to Provo when she was seven years old, where she later attended Brigham Young High School, and graduated in 1953. She then attended B.Y.U. She married Darrell Kay Mackey on November 18, 1955 in the Manti LDS Temple. She was a member of the LDS Church, living in the Grandview 1st Ward. Doris was interested in oil painting and creative arts. She will be remembered for her love and kindness to others and will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by her loving husband, Darrell of Provo, Utah; one son and three daughters: Michael Mackey, of Salt Lake City, Utah; Mrs. Michael (Allison) Robbins, of Sandy, Utah; Mrs. Jay (Karen) Mitchell, Mrs. Lee (Leslie) French, both of Orem, Utah; seven grandchildren: Brigitte, Carly, Chelsea, Colin, Alexandra, Wade, Brett; and two sisters: Alora Hawker, Mrs. David (Annette) Spackman, both of Orem, Utah. Funeral services were held Monday, October 10, 1994 in Provo. Interment: East Lawn Memorial Hills, Provo. [Deseret News, Sunday, October 9, 1994.]

Haws, Gertrude Aditha

Haws, Gertrude Aditha
Provo, Utah

Gertrude Haws

Class of 1953. Gertrude Haws. Chorus, Notre Maison, Childrens Theater, Thespians. @2001 ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Gertrude Aditha Haws passed away January 6, 2017, in the comfort of her home, having recently celebrated her 82nd birthday. She was born in St, Johns, Arizona, on December 31, 1934, to Sterling and Ida Overson Haws. She moved with her family to Provo, Utah, where she resided until her death. She graduated from BYU High School in the Class of 1953. She was a hard worker, employed as a cashier at Allen’s and Albertson’s grocery stores for over 60 years. Her hobby was giving service. She would do anything for anyone. She enjoyed shopping and had a nose for clearance sales and good deals. She is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having served in various callings. Gertrude is survived by one brother, Cyril Haws; and one sister, Melva (Brent) Richardson; and “her girls” Sherry (Rick, Sr.) Moore, and Shawna Shelley. Also survived by two grandkids: Shaurelle Burnside and Dacota Shelley, and many nieces, nephews, and their families. She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters: Ida LorAnn Deveraux and Gwen Lance; two brothers: Eldred Rogers and Arland Rogers; and a son-in-law, Rod Shelley. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the Provo Valley View LDS Chapel, 1456 East 300 North, Provo, Utah. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. Source, Walker Funeral Home.

Heninger, George R.
26 Underhill Road
Hamden, Connecticut 06517-1539 US

George and Julie Heninger
  • Work: (203) 974-7778
  • Home: (203) 288-7213

Class of 1953. George E. Heninger. Football, Tennis, Lettermen, Band, Debate. Alternate address: 55 Spring Garden Street, Hamden, Connecticut 06517 @2001 ~ ~ ~ ~ His parents: Dr. Owen Pratt Heninger and Rachel Cannon Heninger. Owen and Rachel Heninger had four children: Mary Lu Heninger [BYH Class of 1945] Mitchell, [School Teacher] of Whittier, California; Dr. Owen E. Heninger [BYH Class of 1947] [Psychiatrist] (Audrey) of Whittier, California; Dr. George R. Heninger [BYH Class of 1953] [Psychiatrist] (Julie) of Hamden, Connecticut; and John Cannon Heninger [BYH Class of 1956~H] [Sociology] of Provo, Utah. ~ ~ ~ ~ George R. Heninger, MD, Psychiatrist and Director of Neuro-Psychiatric Research, at Yale University in Connecticut.

George R. Heninger, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry (Emeritus)
Senior Research Scientist
Director, Laboratory Clinical and Molecular Neurobiology
Yale University School of Medicine
Yale University
New Haven, CT 06508
[August 2008]
Education: 1960, M.D., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Research Interest: Our laboratory is investigating the mechanisms of action of antidepressant treatments and the neuroimmune abnormalities in depression. We are also developing a web-based educational system for medical students. Area of Expertise: Neuropharmacology, Neuroimmunology Web-Based Education. Laboratory of Clinical Molecular Neurobiology Personnel: Mai Irie-Project Coordinator. Achievements and Honors: First Prize, Anna Monika Foundation Award for Research in Depression, 1995
Julius Axelrod Mentorship Award, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 2004
Publications of Note: Duman, R.S., Heninger, G.R.,and Nestler, E.J. (1997) A Molecular and cellular theory of depression. Archives of General Psychiatry 54:497-606.

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