Class of 1940 H.S.



Class of 1940 H.S.'s Website

Alphabetical Alumni
Belcher, Mary Elizabeth

Belcher, Mary Elizabeth

Mary Rasicci

Class of 1940. Mary Belcher. Notre Maison. Opera. Girls' Athletic Association. Mary came to BYH from Payson H.S. ~ ~ ~ ~ Mary Elizabeth Belcher was born on June 11, 1920 in Murray, Utah. Her parents were Clarence Leroy Belcher and Laura Rozell Holladay Belcher. She married ____ Rasicci on January 28, 1942. Mary died on August 6, 1968. Her interment, Santaquin City Cemetery.

Bonnett, Lorna
2813 West deVoy Dr.
Anaheim, California 92804-3908 US

Lorna Vider
  • Work: (714) 527-3168

Class of 1940. Lorna Bonnett. Opera. Girls' Athletic Association, President. German Club, Vice President. She married ______ Vider. ~ ~ ~ ~ She was born February 18, 1913, in Provo, Utah to George E. Bonnett and Harriett Laycock Bonnett. She attended B.Y. Training School, and graduated from B.Y. High School in 1940. Her sister, Ann Bonnett Oaks, graduated from BYH in the Class of 1932.

Brimhall, LaVonda

Brimhall, LaVonda
Salt Lake City-Mill Creek, Utah US

LaVonda [and Glenn] Wilson

Class of 1940. LaVonda Brimhall. Fauvines. Opera. Girls' Athletic Association. ~ ~ ~ ~ LaVonda Brimhall was born on June 11, 1922 in Provo, Utah. Her parents were Wilford Woodruff Brimhall and Olva D. Evans Brimhall. LaVonda married Glenn Cullimore Wilson on May 4, 1943 in Ely, Nevada. LaVonda Brimhall Wilson died on October 3, 2005. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: LaVonda Brimhall Wilson, 83, passed away October 3, 2005 peacefully at her home in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born June 11, 1922 in Provo, Utah to Wilford W. Brimhall and Olva Evans. She was married to Glenn C. Wilson for 50 years, then divorced. She is survived by her sisters Helen Brimhall Berry and Ruth Brimhall Johnson, and her beloved children David, Carol, Adrian, Jeanne, Sylvia, Richard, Annette, Patricia, Edward, Marilyn. She is also survived by her pride and joy, thirty-nine grandchildren and twenty-seven great grandchildren. She was loved and served by her sons-in-law and daughters-in-law. Her life was devoted to the family that she loved. She attended BY High and BYU and study was a life-long pursuit. LaVonda was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings. She had a special affection for and service to the Cub Scout Program. An artist herself, she served as a docent at the University of Utah Museum of Fine Arts. A family gathering honoring her life was held October 5, 2005. Interment, Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah. The family suggested donations to the University of Utah Museum of Fine Arts: 540 Arapeen Drive, Suite 250, SLC, Utah 84108. [Deseret News, Sunday, October 9, 2005.] ~ ~ ~ ~ HER FORMER HUSBAND'S OBITUARY: Glenn C. Wilson, MD, pioneer physician in the western Salt Lake Valley, took the next step in his eternal progression on Friday, the 22nd of September. He was born June 14, 1922, to Angus and Blanche Wilson in Casper, Wyoming. He was a valued role model and mentor for his extended family as well as many colleagues and patients. His children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren will remember his wisdom and counsel in making life's decisions. His qualities of compassion, strength, and unconditional love are part of his family's legacy. Dr. Wilson, himself the father of 10 children, delivered over 3,500 babies through the course of his long and successful career. He was the family physician to a great many families over the years. He was known for his compassionate care and powers as a diagnostician. His patients viewed him as a family member and trusted advisor. He was always available for their needs. He embodied all the qualities of an ideal family physician. Exhibiting the highest degree of professionalism, he stayed current in a science that changed dramatically over the course of his career. He was a devoted student of his art throughout his life. Dr. Wilson was a graduate of the University of Utah College of Medicine. He joined the U.S. Navy, attaining rank of Commander during World War II. He served on the staff of St. Mark's Hospital for 48 years. He taught Family Medicine at the University of Utah. He was the recipient of many prestigious community and professional awards, including the Mitsi award for heroism in the workplace from the Eccles College of Business at the University of Utah. He is survived by his wife Ann Moser Wilson, and her daughter Sonja Moser. Former wife Lavonda Brimhall Wilson, mother of: Marilyn May, Edward B. Wilson, Patricia Baatsen, Annette Burns, Richard G. Wilson, Sylvia Mucha, Jeanne Wilson, Adrian A. Wilson, Carol Astill, and David G. Wilson. Siblings: Bernece Carpenter, Eula Mae Riding, Lowell Wilson, and Larry Wilson. He also leaves 40 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, and more on the way. Friends and family remembered Dr. Glenn C. Wilson at a memorial service on Tuesday, September 26, at the LDS Chapel at 2795 East Crestview Drive in Salt Lake City, Utah. A private family graveside service was held prior to the public service. The family suggested donations to his favorite charity, The American Children's Cancer Society. [Deseret News, Sunday, September 24, 2000.]

Brown, Elaine

Brown, Elaine
Provo, Utah US

Elaine and Fred Ahlander

Class of 1940. Elaine Brown. Student Body Secretary and Treasurer, 1939-1940. Opera. Fauvines. Cheerleader. School Play. Girls' Athletic Association. OBITUARY: Elaine Brown Ahlander passed away surrounded by family members April 6, 2005. She was born March 27, 1922 in American Fork, Utah to Denzil Austin Brown and Ina Vilate Chipman Brown. She was the eldest of two daughters. She attended Brigham Young Academy [Brigham Young High School] and Brigham Young University. She married her BYU sweetheart, J. Fred Ahlander on December 19, 1941 in the Salt Lake LDS temple. A daughter Julie and her husband Fred preceded her in death. They raised five children. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elaine and Fred served an LDS mission in England in 1988. Elaine has always served faithfully in the Church and in the community. She loved music and shared her talents with Church and community groups. She will be missed dearly by many friends who will remember her for her kindness, compassion, and generous spirit. She is survived by her sister, Lavon B. Brewer (Charles-Phoenix, Arizona); children: James F. Ahlander (Queen Creek, Arizona), David B. Ahlander (Los Angeles, California), Michael B. Ahlander (Becky-Orem, Utah), Ann A. Tucker (Michael-Orem, Utah), and Stephen B. Ahlander (Leslee-Lindon, Utah); nineteen Grandchildren and nineteen Great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, April 11, 2005 in Provo, Utah. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. [Provo Daily Herald, April 10, 2005]

Buckley, Kathryn
2929 Sunnyville Drive
Rockford, Illinois 61114 US

Kathryn Bertelson

Class of 1940. Kathryn Buckley. Opera. Fauvines. Girls' Athletic Association. Married _______ Bertelson.

Chaffin, Bernice

Chaffin, Bernice
Salt Lake City, Utah US

Bernice Chaffin Scholl

Class of 1940. Bernice Chaffin. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Bernice Chaffin Scholl passed away August 21, 2010, following a short illness. Born September 19, 1922 to George H. and Annie Lisle Chaffin in Provo, Utah, she was educated in area schools. She graduated from Brigham Young High School in the Class of 1940, and attended Brigham Young University for three years prior to the outbreak of World War II. She subsequently went to work as a quality control supervisor at the arms plant in Salt Lake City. Following the war, she became a professional portrait photographer at Stokes Photography. After marrying and raising a family, she returned to work in the banking industry, and also managed a family investment company, a position she excelled at until the time of her death. In 1944, she married Lester K. Scholl. Together, they raised a family, and although they later divorced, they remained lifelong friends. Bernice was a perennial volunteer for her children's room mother, PTA, Girl Scouts, and Job's Daughters. As a member of Holladay United Church of Christ, she co-founded the Listening Post, a telephone crisis resource hotline. Later, she became the official "Mom" to the Entrada Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to arts and sciences in the Capitol Reef area. In her life, she traveled widely, spending time in Greece, Italy, Turkey, Germany, Austria, and Mexico. Closer to home, her favorite activity was watching the sun rise over Boulder Mountain from the porch of her second home in Torrey, Utah. She is survived by her children Leslie (John) Russell, Sue (Paul) Hartman, Linda Scholl, Laura Scholl, Barry (Tifani) Scholl, and grandchildren Alison (Ben Rurka) Russell, Stefene (Thom Fletcher) Russell, Jennifer (Shawn) Fenus, Melanie Persch, Wallis Scholl and great-grandchildren Robin Barrett, Scarlet Rurka and Braden Persch. She is also survived by nieces Marilyn (Vernon) Tyler, Bud (Doreen) Banks, Robert Banks, Suzanne (Bob) Hansen, numerous great-nieces and -nephews, and many lifelong friends. Preceded in death by parents, sister and brother-in-law Louisa and Wilford Duke, brother and sister-in-law Elias and Lena Banks, former husband Lester, and daughter Brenda (Dee Dee) Scholl. A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, August 26 at 7 p.m. at Cactus and Tropicals, 2735 South 2000 East in Salt Lake City. Family and friends are invited to come share their memories of Bernice and enjoy light refreshments, including her favorite chocolate truffles. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bernice's memory may be sent to the Bernice Scholl Scholarship Fund at the Entrada Institute, P.O. Box 750217, Torrey, Utah 84775. [Provo Daily Herald, Thursday, August 26, 2010.]

Conder, Bee

Bee Conder

Class of 1940. Bee Conder. Notre Maison. Fauvines. Girls' Athletic Association. Opera. She served as Secretary-Treasurer of her Junior class in 1938-1939. ~ ~ ~ ~ [Need more information. Is "Bee" her full name or a nickname? Who are her parents?]

Court, Ruth
Elk Grove, California 95624 US

Ruth and Nephi Quist
  • Work: (916) 685-5276

Class of 1940. Ruth Court. Notre Maison. Girls' Athletic Association. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her parents: Thomas Samuel Court [BYA Faculty - Registrar] [1871-1957] and Florence Ella Pratt Court [1881-1974]. Their children included nine sons and three daughters, including: Thomas Otis Court [1899-1963], of Spokane, Washington; Ralph Pratt Court [1901-1980], of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; Byron Owen Court [1903-1996] (married Bertha Ann Brown), of Provo; Lowell J. Court [1905-1987], of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; Ward Louvi Court [1909-1983], of San Pedro, California; Urban Delos Court [1912-1936] of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; Lamar Samuel (Pearl) Court [1914-1997]; Annabelle Court [1918-1918], Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; Elmo Richard Court [1919-1991], of Provo, Utah; Florence Court (Leland) Shields [1916-2001]; Ruth Court [BYH Class of 1940] (Nephi) Quist [born abt. 1922]; and Robert (Janiel) Court [BYH Class of 1944] [born abt. 1926].

Craven, Helen

Craven, Helen
Ogden, Utah US

Helen and Bruce Dabling

Class of 1940. Helen Craven. Opera. Girls' Athletic Association. Fauvines. Notre Maison. She married Bruce Dabling, BYH Class of 1941. OBITUARY: Helen Craven Dabling, 79, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, died Monday, May 13, 2002 at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City. She was born Aug. 29, 1922, in Provo, a daughter of Ralph Craven and Esther Moore. She graduated from B. Y. High and married Dr. Bruce R. Dabling, her high school sweetheart, on Feb. 14, 1944 in Provo. She was a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church, where she was an ordained Elder and Deacon. She served as Sunday School Superintendent, and in the Stevens Ministry. She was an active member of the PTA, holding state and local offices. She also served on the Governor's Child Safety committee for many years. She was active in establishing educational opportunities for the handicapped. Along with her husband, she was an active member of the Holiday Ramblers Travel Club. Helen's happiest times were when she was traveling and spending time with her family and friends. Surviving are her husband of Ogden; daughter Niki Rae (Jack Marcure) Upchurch, Fresno, California; sons Charles (Jeri) Centerville; Ralph (Mary Jo), South Jordan; John and Paul, both of Ogden. 13 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Charles. Funeral services were held Friday, May 17, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Ogden, Utah. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. [Provo Daily Herald, May 16, 2002]

Curtis, Blanche

Curtis, Blanche
Spanish Fork, Utah US

Blanche and Elden West

Class of 1940. Blanche Curtis. Notre Maison. Blanche came to BYH from Payson H.S. ~ ~ ~ ~ Blanche Curtis was born on December 8, 1920 in Payson, Utah. Her parents were LaVear Curtis and Mamie Wilson West. Blanche married Elden Tadd West on June 4, 1941. Blanche Curtis West died on September 21, 1997. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Blanche Curtis West, age 76, of Spanish Fork, died Sunday, September 21, 1997 of a long illness. She was born December 8, 1920 in Payson, Utah, to Mamie Wilson and LaVear Curtis. She lived in Payson and graduated from Payson High School [she actually graduated from B. Y. High School in the Class of 1940]. She married Elden Tadd West of Spanish Fork, on June 4, 1941. They lived in Spanish Fork all their married life. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple. She worked for Nebo School District for the school lunch program for 23 years. After she retired she enjoyed doing volunteer work at the middle school, the Wife Abuse Center, the Public Library and the Extraction Center. She held many church jobs and enjoyed going to the temple. She also enjoyed traveling and visiting new places. Survivors include one daughter and two sons: Eldeen W. Liggett of West Valley; Kim M. West(Brenna) of Santaquin; Brad L. West (Patrice) of Spanish Fork; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and one sister, Chrystal Curtis Reynolds of Payson. Preceded in death by her husband. Funeral Services were held on Thursday, September 25, 1997, in the 15th ward LDS Chapel, Spanish Fork, Utah. Interment, Payson Cemetery. [Deseret News, Tuesday, September 23, 1997.]

Dauron, Enid

Enid Dauron

Class of 1940. Enid Dauron. [Her surname may be misspelled -- difficulty finding people named Dauron.]

Fisher, Afton

Fisher, Afton
Provo, Utah US

Afton and Arnold Graham

BYH Class of 1940. Afton Fisher. She served as Vice President of the Student Body Executive Council in 1939-1940. Afton Fisher is the daughter of BYH faculty member Flora Davis Fisher, and Provo High faculty member, Asael H. Fisher. Afton married Arnold Graham. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: With a light in her eye and a soft smile on her face, Afton Fisher Graham peacefully passed away on December 28, 2007 at the age of 84. She was born March 4, 1923 in Fillmore, Utah to Aseal and Flora Fisher. Afton graduated from Brigham Young High School in Provo in the Class of 1940. On September 9, 1942, Afton married Arnold Earl Graham in the Salt Lake City Temple. Their life together was a remarkable love story; timeless in its tenderness and devotion. They were married for 67 years and together they welcomed the birth of three children, 10 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. This love endured and grew long after their children were raised; long after Arnold retired from Geneva Steel in 1983. Together they traveled the world and doted on their growing family. Together they cherished their faith in the LDS Church, culminating in a mission to New York City in 1989. When Arnold passed away last January, the effect on Afton was noticeable and heartbreaking. The sparkle in Afton's eyes diminished; now in the arms of her soul mate once again can her happiness be restored. Afton's life revolved around service. She dedicated immeasurable hours to her church in a variety of callings. She gladly offered time and energy to community service as well. The first priority of her labors, though, was always her family. Lovingly known as "Nanny" to each of her adoring grandchildren, Afton was constant and committed to the welfare of her family. Further, Afton was a beautiful seamstress. There are many who still treasure the hand stitched blankets and quilts Afton's talented hands created. She also found great pleasure in her relationships with her many fortunate friends. She felt tremendous joy in the time she dedicated to her many bridge clubs, book clubs and sewing clubs over the course of her long and eventful life. Afton was loved by all lucky enough to have known her. There will be a noticeable silence in rooms now absent of her infectious laugh. Her kind words and tender thoughts will be well missed in a world desperately in need of both. Afton is preceded in death by her faithful and loving husband, Arnold; her parents, and her brother Dean. She is survived by her brother Grant of Provo and her three children: Janna (Michael) Herbert of Taylorsville; Jacque (Stanley) Smith of Provo; and Gary (Rebecca) Graham of Pleasant Grove; as well as her 10 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Edgemont 9th Ward, 4300 North Canyon Road, Provo. Friends may call at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 E. Center St. on Wednesday evening 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. or at the chapel on Thursday one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Provo City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to info@bergmortuary.com [Provo Daily Herald, January 1, 2008.] ~ ~ ~ ~ OBITUARY OF HER HUSBAND: Arnold Earl Graham peacefully passed away on January 17, 2007 at the age of 88. He was born April 11, 1918 in Provo, Utah to Earl Graham and Elvira Graham. He spent the majority of his life as a resident of Provo. As a youth, Arnold was an impressive athlete; a star at football and track as well as a state tennis champion, he was known to his peers as "Flash Graham." This love of sports endured throughout his long life. On September 9, 1942, he married Afton Fisher in the Salt Lake Temple and was tenderly devoted to her for their 64 years together. Arnold spent 38 years working for US Steel as the Superintendent of Production Planning. His eventual retirement in 1983 didn't suit someone as industrious as Arnie, and it wasn't long before he returned to the workforce, this time with the Provo Police Department as a crossing guard supervisor. This job he attentively performed until 2002. In 2001 the Provo Police Department awarded him the Support Services Division Commander Award. Arnold was never one to keep idle, in fact his active lifestyle certainly contributed to his long, productive life. In World War II, he served in the Army's 145th Medical Division. Arnold served a term as president in the Kiwanis Club. He was conscientious in both community and Church service. A devout member of the LDS faith, he served in many capacities within the Church, including Branch President and High Councilman. In 1989, he and his wife served a mission together in the New York City Visitors Center. He also spent countless hours maintaining the pastoral beauty of his mountain home in Wildwood. But his greatest and most enduring service was always towards his family. Arnold was admired by all who knew him for his loyalty and compassion. There will be many who will miss his witty personality and his warm anecdotes. He was a man driven by service and his love and dedication to his family was exemplary. Indeed, to best sum up the remarkable life of this amazing man, we need only to consider his own words: "For me, happiness is doing things for other people. If I couldn't help people, I don't know what I would do. I think that's what keeps me going." Arnold is survived by his dear wife Afton of Provo, his sister Faye Graham Firmage of Provo, and his three children: Janna Graham (Michael) Herbert of Taylorsville; Jacque Graham (Stanley) Smith of Provo; and Gary (Rebecca) Graham of Pleasant Grove; as well as his 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 22, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. in the Edgemont 9th Ward Chapel, 4300 North Canyon Road, Provo. Friends may call Sunday evening, from 6-8 p.m., at Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center, as well as at the Church on Monday from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. Full Military rites will be accorded by V.F.W. District #4. Condolences may be emailed to info@BergMortuary.com [Provo Daily Herald, January 19, 2007.]

Forsyth, Georgia

Georgia Forsyth

Class of 1940. Georgia Forsyth. Opera.

Frandsen, Maxine

Maxine Frandsen

Class of 1940. Maxine Frandsen. Fauvines. Orchestra. Notre Maison.

Greer, Ione
351 East Center
Provo, Utah 84606-3253 US

Ione Maland

Class of 1940. Ione Greer. German Club, Secretary-Treasurer. Notre Maison, Secretary-Treasurer. Opera. Girls' Athletic Association. She married _______ Maland.

Hales, Isabel

Hales, Isabel
Salt Lake City, Utah US

Isabel and George Cannon

Class of 1940. Isabel Hales. Vice President, Senior Class of 1940. Fauvines, Secretary, then President. Notre Maison. Fauvines, President. Girls' Athletic Association, President. Opera. School Play. Contest Play. Forensics. Wildcat Yearbook Staff. Sophomore Class Vice President. She married George I. Cannon. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her parents: Wayne Brockbank Hales and Isabel Wilson Hales. Their children: Dr. J. Vern Hales (Lucile Farnsworth), of Las Vegas, Nevada; Dr. Dean Wilson Hales [BYH Class of 1937] of Ogden; Isabel Hales [BYH Class of 1940] (George I. ) Cannon of Salt Lake City; Margaret Hales [BYH Class of 1942] (Delos) Bown, Dr. Richard Wayne Hales [BYH Class of 1943] (Mary Smart); and Dr. Robert Hyrum Hales [BYH Class of 1948] (Jeanette Callister). @1997 ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Isabel Hales Cannon-our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend-passed away peacefully at her home on September 28, 2013 surrounded by her family. Isabel was born in Ephraim, Utah on June 1, 1922 to Wayne Brockbank and Belle Wilson Hales into a family of four brothers and one sister. Isabel grew up in Provo, Utah and attended B.Y.U. where she graduated with a degree in Home Economics and served as the valedictorian for the 1944 graduating class. On June 27, 1947, Isabel married the love of her life George Ivins Cannon in the Salt Lake Temple. Isabel and George founded a home based on love, service and the gospel of Jesus Christ. Into that home, Isabel and George happily welcomed seven children, six daughters in law, two sons in law, 32 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and numerous friends. She loved each and every one of them and they in turn loved her. Isabel gave of herself so completely through a smile, a kind word, a hand crocheted baby blanket, a wonderful meal and a supportive and helping hand. Isabel had a strong testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ which she shared through her example and service. From 1966 through 1969, George and Isabel presided over 550 missionaries in the Central British Mission. From 1986 to 1991, Isabel served with George in Hong Kong, the Philippines and the Southwestern United States when George served in the First and Second Quorum of the Seventy. From 1993 to 1996 George and Isabel served as the President and Matron of the Salt Lake Temple. Isabel held many other church callings such as ward Young Women and Relief Society President but she recalled with particular fondness simply serving as an advisor and teacher to six precious 16-17 year old girls. Isabels influence extended beyond her family and church to her service in PTA, Womens State Legislative Council, the Val Norn social group and many other social and community groups. Isabels legacy of love, service and dedication will continue on in the lives of her family and friends whom she touched so greatly. The family would like to thank all of those who provided Isabel with medical and personal care prior to her passing, especially Deb Wadley. Isabel is survived by her children George (Corinne), Wayne (Gwen), Grant (Sandra), Kent (Laurie), Douglas (Kristin), Margaret (Les) Tippetts, Mary (Jeff) Clark; 32 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; brothers J. Vern Hales, D. Wilson Hales, Richard W. Hales, Robert H. Hales; sister Margaret H. Bown; and a daughter-in-law Alice Clark Cannon. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Parleys 1st and 6th Ward, 2350 South 2100 East. A viewing will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Lawn, 2350 East 1300 South, and from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the Parleys 1st and 6th Ward prior to the services. Interment will be at the Salt Lake City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to the LDS General Missionary Fund. [Provo Daily Herald, September 29, 2013]

Hanley, Carol Jo Agnes

Hanley, Carol Jo Agnes
Provo, Utah US

Carol Hanley

Class of 1940. Carol Jo Hanley. Opera. School Play. Vice President of her Junior Class in 1938-1939. Girls' Athletic Association. Notre Maison. Fauvines. Wildcat Yearbook Staff. Forensics. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Carol Agnes Hanley, Salt Lake Telegram, November 5, 1946.

Hayes, Emma
1704 Harris Ct.
Wenatchee, Washington 98801-1103 US

Emma and Jack Penhallegon
  • Home: (509) 662-6696

Class of 1940. Emma Hayes. Editor of the Wildcat Yearbook, 1940. Fauvines, Secretary-Treasurer. Notre Maison, President. Opera. School Play. Contest Play. Forensics. Girls' Athletic Association. ~ ~ ~ ~ She married Jack Penhallegon. Emma H. Penhallegon received a BYU BS in Food Science & Nutrition in 1944. ~ ~ ~ ~ The Washington State Dietetic Association annually awards the Emma Penhallegon Scholarship to provide $750 in financial support to a student of nutrition. @2008

Huish, Robert Choules (1940)

Huish, Robert Choules (1940)
Orem, Utah

Bob and Claire Huish

Class of 1940. Robert C. Huish. Basketball. Football. Tennis. Opera. Boys' Organization. Wildcat Yearbook Staff. Orpheus. College Enrollment. OBITUARY: Robert Choules Huish, age 76, died August 30, 1998 in Orem, Utah from respiratory failure. He was born November 25, 1921 in Provo, Utah to Albert Floyd and Rena Choules Huish. He married Claire Nell Hilton on June 10, 1943 in the Salt Lake Temple. They were the parents of four children. He was active in Scouting and achieved the rank of Eagle. Bob graduated from Brigham Young High School in 1939, where he excelled at basketball and was a state high school tennis champion. He later attended BYU. He began his working career with the founding of Geneva Steel and retired from there in 1978. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed hunting, fishing and family vacations. He was a member of the LDS Church. He is survived by his wife, of Provo; three sons and one daughter, Robert Huish [BYH Class of 1962](DeeAnn), of Layton; Chris Huish (Deann), Lee Huish [BYH Class of 1970](Rosemary), and Terry Huish [BYH Class of 1966](Gary) Campbell, of Orem. He is also survived by 26 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; step-mother, Juanita Huish, of Spanish Fork; brothers, John (Faun) Huish and William (Louise) Huish, of Orem; a sister, Norma Huish [BYH Class of 1945](Bob) Philbrick, of Salt Lake City; brother-in-law, Ray (Florence) Tuttle, of Bennion; aunts, Helen Capps, of Los Angeles; Marjorie Taylor, of Salt Lake City; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Elaine Tuttle. Funeral service were held Thursday, September 3, 1998 in Provo. Interment was in the Provo City Cemetery. [Published in the Deseret News, Wednesday, September 2, 1998.]

Lewis, Sterling Rex

Lewis, Sterling Rex
Provo, Utah US

Rex Lewis

Class of 1940. Rex Lewis. President, Senior Class of 1940. Basketball. Football. Boys' Organization. Rex came to BYH from Wasatch. ~ ~ ~ ~ DEATH NOTICE: Sterling Rex Lewis, 87, of Provo, passed away September 7, 2010. He was an attorney with Lewis Petersen PC, Attorneys At Law, Provo, Utah. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 11, 2010 at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center Street. Friends may call at the mortuary one hour prior to services. Interment will be in East Lawn Memorial Hills, Provo. Condolences may be sent to info@bergmortuary.com [Provo Daily Herald, Wednesday, September 8, 2010] @2010

Lowry, Eldon

Eldon Lowry

Class of 1940. Eldon Lowry. School Play. Eldon came to BYH from Kalispell, Montana.

Milner, Emma Lou

Milner, Emma Lou
Provo, Utah US

Lou & Carlos & Glen Gibbons Slagowski

Class of 1940? Emma Lou [Lou] Milner. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Our beloved wife, mother, and Grandma, Emma Lou Milner Gibbons Slagowski, died November 9, 2011 at the age of 89, surrounded by her loved ones. Emma Lou was born to Arnel Seaton Milner and Pearl Hamblin Milner, March 9, 1922 in Castle Gate, Utah. She was taught in the home, by a mother and father who taught the gospel, taught her to read the scriptures and talk about the scriptures, which lead to a deep conviction and love for our Father in Heaven and Jesus Christ. She was raised in Provo Manavu Ward. Lou attended BYU Elementary, Farrer Junior High and BY High School. She had 56 first cousins on her mother's side. They met often and enjoyed each other and were as close as brothers and sisters. She loved Hamblin family gatherings. She married Carlos Gibbons on July 1, 1945 in the Salt Lake Temple. They had many happy years and 6 children. She worked at the Small Arms Plant in Salt Lake as a head supervisor during World War II. She was Chairman of the Utah County Republican Women's Club of Utah, and Chairman of the Provo PTA over Mental Health. At a young age, she taught Primary classes and taught the boys for years. She was called to work with the Boy Scouts as a ward, stake and district leader. She was awarded the Silver Beaver Award, the highest council award given in scouting. She worked over 45 years in the scouting program. She worked with the Young Women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, as a leader in the ward and as ward and stake camp director. She was one of the first camp directors set apart and helped developed the camping program for the Young Women. On October 20th, 1982, she married the love of her life, Joseph Glenn Slagowski in the Provo Temple. Together they served 3 missions. She served a mission in South Dakota prior to their marriage. They served downtown in the New York, New York mission; Peru South Mission, serving Pisco; Jackson Mississippi Mission, serving in Gulfport in the Mission Presidency; and they served in the Provo Temple as ordinance workers. She was a valiant, dedicated, and effective missionary. She loved and inspired the young missionaries, worked with investigators and bore her testimony of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. Above all else, she loved Heavenly Father and our Savior Jesus Christ. Her motto was to bear her testimony 5 times a day. She is survived by her children, Lorene (Buzz) Skinner, Bruce (Kriss), Barbara (Richard) Gonzales, Paul (Bonnie), Clarice Lara, 29 grand children, 84 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren and Blaine (Mary) Slagowski. She is preceded in death by husband Joseph Glenn Slagowski, her parents, her brothers Leon and Don and her sister Beth [BYH Class of 1943~H], and children Ann Udell, David Gibbons, Shirleen (Jerry) Davis, and Jay Slagowski. Services were held in Pleasant View 6th Ward, 2445 N 650 E Provo, Utah 84604 on Saturday November 12, 2011. [Provo Daily Herald, Friday, November 11, 2011]

Neilson, Margaret

Margaret Neilson

Class of 1940. Margaret Neilson. Notre Maison. Opera. Girls' Athletic Association.

Nicholes, Virginia K.
Modesto, California US

Virginia Nicholes

Class of 1940. Virginia Nicholes. Notre Maison. Orchestra. Girls' Athletic Association. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Her parents: Joseph Kelly Nicholes and Olive Maiben Nicholes, married June 5, 1912 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They had nine children: 1. Henry Joseph Nicholes, born March 24, 1913 in St. George, Utah [BYH Faculty 1946-1947]; 2. Eleanor Louise Nicholes, born January 14, 1915 in American Fork, Utah; 3. Max Maiben Nicholes, born June 12, 1916 in St. George; 4. Ruth Nicholes (Miller), born March 25, 1919 in St. George [BYH Class of 1937]; 5. Virginia Kirsten Nicholes, born April 15, 1922 in St. George [BYH Class of 1940]; 6. Elizabeth Jeanne Nicholes (Blaine), born November 24, 1925 in St. George [BYH Class of 1944]; 7. Margaret Ann Nicholes (Otterstrom), born January 27, 1927; 8. Mary Joyce Nicholes (Woodbury) [BYH Class of 1949]; and 9. K. R. Kelly Nicholes [male].

Parker, Norman
630 East Center
Springville, Utah 84663-1551 US

Norman Parker

Class of 1940. Norman Parker. Student Body President, 1939-1940. Boys' Organization. Basketball. He served as President of his Junior class in 1938-1939. German Club. "Dr. Norman Parker." ~ ~ ~ ~ His parents: Earl Lee Parker and Matilda Wagner Parker. Their children included: Clarence Hugh Parker [BYH Class of 1936]; Hobson Parker; Lucille Parker John; Dale Douglas Parker [BYH Class of 1943]; and Dr. Norman L. Parker [BYH Class of 1940]. Salt Lake Telegram, February 19, 1943.

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