Class of 1935 H.S.



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Anderson, Clyde Lyman

Anderson, Clyde Lyman
Mesa, Arizona US

Clyde and Sue Anderson

Class of 1935. Clyde Anderson. Clyde came to BYH from Magna, Utah. ~ ~ ~ ~ Clyde Lyman Anderson was born on April 8, 1916 in Magna, Salt Lake County, Utah. His parents were Eric H. Anderson and Ida Lyman Anderson. Clyde married Hilda Dix on March 4, 1929, later div. Clyde L. Anderson died on February 3, 1996. ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS OBITUARY: Our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and dear friend, Clyde Lyman Anderson, age 79, passed away on February 3, 1996 in Phoenix, Arizona of a massive stroke. Clyde was born Easter Sunday, April 8, 1916 to Eric Herman and Ida Lyman Anderson of Magna, Utah. Clyde married Hilda Dix on March 4, 1939, later divorced. He married Sue Smith on April 7, 1979 in Columbus, Ohio. Clyde served as a Paratrooper in the Airbourne Division in World War II. He worked for Christensen Diamond Products in Salt Lake City for 32 years. Clyde retired as Founder and President of Construction Diamond Services, Inc. of Columbus, Ohio. He currently owned and operated the Rockin' A Ranch in Oakley, Utah. Clyde was an active High Priest in the LDS Church. He was a member of the Apache Junction 7th Ward, Mesa, Arizona, and attended the Oakley Ward, Oakley, Utah during the summer. Clyde loved the people of Oakley and the mountains of Utah. He was blessed with a wonderful sense of humor and loved making people laugh. Clyde is survived by his loving and devoted wife Sue, Mesa, Arizona; son Dr. Eric D. (Judy) Anderson, Salt Lake City; daughters: Eloise (Duaine) Ostrander, West Jordan; Elaine (Mark) Mortensen, Salt Lake City. Ten grandchildren: Jason (Presently serving in the Edinburgh Scotland Mission), Patrick and Kristine Anderson; David, Craig, Adam, and Amy Ostrander; Christopher, Chad, and Megan Mortensen. Brother Herman (Bernice) Anderson, Salt Lake City; sisters Marion Young, Salt Lake City, Clara Cannon, Bakersfield, California, and Afton Jameson, Las Vegas, Nevada, many loving nieces and nephews. Clyde was preceded in death by his parents, wife Hilda Dix Anderson and sister Louise Wolfe. Funeral services were held on Thursday February 8, 1996 at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 3401 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. [Deseret News, Tuesday, February 6, 1996.] ~ ~ ~ ~ MORE BIO: Clyde Lyman Anderson was born April 8, 1916, at Magna, Utah. He loved horses at an early age. He spent many summers in Oak City with Aunt Lydia and Uncle Leo Finlinson. He spent one summer on the Emery King ranch. Dwight and Clyde drove four horses on a supply wagon from Fruita to the King Ranch in the Henry Mountains. Fruita is now the Capital Reef National Monument. Clyde attended Hawthorne Grade School. In 1934 he worked on the Hoover (Boulder) Dam at Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1935 Clyde graduated from Brigham Young High School, in Provo, Utah. He played basketball, and was in the opera. He married Hilda Dix in 1939. They had three children: Eric Dix Anderson, Eloise Anderson, and Elaine Anderson. Clyde and Hilda divorced in 1967. He was drafted February 8, 1945. He served in the South Pacific with the Paratroopers, landing in Japan by parachute. He was discharged December 7, 1946, with a letter of distinguished service. He returned home and worked for Utah Copper, drove bus for Lewis Brothers, and drove Yellow Cab. He worked for Christensens as a machinist, and was promoted to sales. He traveled in every state in the USA, South Pacific, Thailand, Singapore, Shanghai, Formosa [Taiwan]. Clyde met his nephew, Roger Jameson, at the World’s Fair in Osaka, Japan. Roger was a guide for the U.S. at Expo 70. While working with Christensens, Clyde became part of the program to put diamonds in a surface grinder to groove highways and runways on airports. He moved to Columbus, Ohio, to help head this project. When Christensens closed shop in Columbus, Clyde bought the equipment and was able to start his own business. Clyde Anderson second married Sue Smith on April 7, 1979. They enjoyed a beautiful summer home at Oakley, Utah, and a lovely winter home in Mesa, Arizona. @2009

Bigelow, LaVell Meldrum

Bigelow, LaVell Meldrum
Pleasant Grove, Utah US

LaVell and Avalon Bigelow

Class of 1935. LaVell Bigelow. LaVell appears in the 1935 Wildcat Yearbook in the Senior group portrait. ~ ~ ~ ~ His BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ See the KUED website story about his war experiences. ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS OBITUARY: Captain / Dr. LaVell Meldrum Bigelow, USN Ret. / PhD, 89, died on June 18, 2007. He was born on November 12, 1917, in Provo, Utah to Percival and Margaret Bigelow. He graduated from BYU and subsequently earned his Masters and Doctorate Degrees. He served as a Naval Aviator until 1965, when he entered the world of business and education. He earned three Navy Crosses, the Navy's highest award, as a dive-bomber pilot in the Pacific in WWII. LaVell married Avalon Christensen in Norfolk, Virginia two days prior to Pearl Harbor. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple. They were blessed with seven sons. His children revere him for his hard work, integrity, respect for others and their property, his desire for learning, love of God, and activity in the LDS Church. LaVell is preceded in death by his wife, Avalon, and his twin sons Joseph Alfonzo and Andrew Curtis. He is survived by his sisters, Afton Bigelow (Keith) Miller, Pleasant Grove, and Ruth Bigelow Wilsted, Northridge, California; his brother Dr. Richard P. (Suzanne) Bigelow, SLC; five sons, Christopher M. (Mitzie) Bountiful, Robert D. (Jill) Pl. Grove, Michael L. (Beth) American Fork, William S. (Vickie) Riverton and Mark E. (Jenny) Provo; and 33 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 23, 2007 in the North Field Stake Center Chapel, 105 West 1800 North, Pleasant Grove. Interment, Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia. [Provo Daily Herald, June 20, 2007.] ~ ~ ~ ~ His parents: Percival Parley Bigelow and Margaret Elizabeth Meldrum Bigelow. Percival and Margaret had two daughters and two sons: Dr. LaVell Meldrum Bigelow [BYH Class of 1935], of Pleasant Grove, Utah; Afton Bigelow [BYH Class of 1938] (Keith) Miller, of Pleasant Grove, Utah; and Ruth Bigelow [BYH Class of 1942] Wilsted, of Northridge, California; and Dr. Richard P. Bigelow [BYH Class of 1947] (Suzanne), of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Booth, Malcolm [James Malcolm]

Booth, Malcolm [James Malcolm]

Malcolm Booth

Class of 1935. Malcolm Booth. Tennis. Basketball. Y News Reporter. Opera. ~ ~ ~ ~ The BYH graduation date of James Malcolm Booth is confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ James Malcolm Booth was born February 1, 1917 in Provo, Utah. His parents were James Milton Booth and Cora Ethel Lewis. He was married to ________ on September 21, 1940. James Malcolm Booth died on March 11, 1957 in Billings, Montana.

Candland, Ruth Hannah

Candland, Ruth Hannah
Hayward, California US

Ruth Candland

Class of 1935. Ruth Hannah Candland. ~ ~ ~ ~ The BYH graduation date of Ruth Candland confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ Her parents: Arthur Charles Candland and Lydia Hasler, married October 13, 1897, in Manti, Utah. They had nine children, including the following seven: Helen Candland, born September 18, 1901 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah [BYH Class of 1920]; Harold Arthur Candland, born March 16, 1903 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah [BYH Class of 1923]; Don Charles Candland, born February 4, 1909 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah [BYH Class of 1928]; Louise Candland, born December 12, 1910 in Provo, Utah [BYH Class of 1929]; Arthur Ben Candland, born January 7, 1915 in Provo, Utah [BYH Class of 1933]; Ruth Hanna Candland born October 13, 1917 [or 1916] [BYH Class of 1935]; and Barbara Hope Candland, born October 4 [or 14], 1918 [BYH Class of 1937]. ~ ~ ~ ~ Ruth Hannah Candland was born on October 13, 1917 [Social Security Admin. says 1916] in Provo, Utah. She died on September 16, 2002 in Haywood, California.

Christensen, Margaret (1935)

Christensen, Margaret (1935)
Salt Lake City, Utah US

Margaret and Parry Sorensen

Class of 1935. Margaret Christensen. Y News Reporter. Debate. [Do not confuse with Marguerite Christensen, also BYH Class of 1935.] ~ ~ ~ ~ Margaret Christensen's BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Margaret Christensen Sorensen died Sunday, October 3, 2004 in Salt Lake City. She was born May 6, 1918 in Logan, Utah, the daughter of Ruth Maughan Jones and Parley Alma Christensen. She grew up in Provo, graduated from B. Y. High School in the Class of 1935, then graduated from BYU in 1939. Her father was then chairman of the BYU English Department. Following her graduation she went to Washington to work for the War Production Board. She met Utahn Parry D. Sorensen, at the time a photographer for the Washington Post. They attended a press party at the White House where Parry proposed to her in the White House Rose Garden. They were married July 12, 1941 in the Washington LDS chapel. Following Parry's war time service with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which took them to Connecticut, New Jersey and Los Angeles, they moved back to Salt Lake City in 1946. Margaret was active for six decades in University of Utah affairs and served as president of the University Women's Club. Along with her Women's Club activities, Margaret took part in numerous civic affairs, including the Women's Legislative Council. She was an active political volunteer and a life-long Democrat. Margaret was a talented seamstress, a legendary cook, and an unfailingly gracious hostess. She shared her talents for many years in LDS Relief Society, where she taught classes in a variety of subjects--from Othello to omelettes. A believer in the value of great books, she was a member of the Classics Club and Daria. She loved to play Scrabble and bridge, and usually won. Her children and grandchildren were at the center of her life. She always encouraged them to do their best. Above all, she was a mother who imparted to them her high standards and clear values. Her large circle of family and friends admired her graciousness, her intelligence, and her integrity. She is survived by her husband of 63 years; her children, Richard (Mary) Sorensen, North Caldwell, N.J.; Daniel (Alexis Fernandez) Sorensen of Brisbane, Australia; Holly Sorensen (Buzz) Thompson of Stanford, CA; Michael (Connie) Sorensen of Salt Lake City; and William (Alexandra) Sorensen, Bronxville, New York; and 13 grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Betty Parker of Tempe, Ariz., and her brother Harold Christensen of Salt Lake City. Her brother, Horace Christensen, died in 2000. Funeral services were held Friday, October 8, 2004 in Salt Lake City. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 350 South 400 East, Suite 115, Salt Lake City Utah 84111; the Parry and Margaret Sorensen Scholarship Fund, Department of Communications, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84112; or to the Parley A. Christensen Scholarship, English Department, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602. [Provo Daily Herald, Wednesday, October 06, 2004.] ~ ~ ~ ~ Her parents: Parley Alma Christensen [chair of the BYU English Department] and Ruth Maughan Jones Christensen, married June 2, 1915. Their children included: Horace John Christensen [BYH Class of 1934] (LaVonda Hansen) of Salt Lake City; Margaret Christensen [BYH Class of 1935] (Parry D.) Sorensen, Salt Lake City; Betty Ruth Christensen [BYH Class of 1939] Parker; and Harold Christensen [BYH Class of 1949] (Joanne), of Salt Lake City.

Christensen, Marguerite (1935)

Christensen, Marguerite (1935)
Bountiful, Utah US

Marguerite & Hugh McLeran

Class of 1935. Marguerite Christensen. [Do not confuse with Margaret Christensen, BYH Class of 1935.] ~ ~ ~ ~ Her BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ Marguerite's parents: John William Christensen and Mariam "Sadie" Bradley Christensen, married December 22, 1915 in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1931 they moved to Provo, Utah. Their children included three daughters: Marguerite Christensen [BYH Class of 1935] McLeran, Bountiful; Irene Christensen [BYH Class of 1939] Love, Palo Alto, California; and Miriam Christensen [BYH Class of 1945] Bushnell, Salt Lake City. @1990. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Marguerite Christensen Roberts McLeran died peacefully January 4, 2012. She was born May 20, 1917 in Moroni, Utah to John William Christensen Jr. and Sadie Bradley Christensen. She attended grade school and junior high in Spanish Fork, Utah. In 1932 her family moved to Provo where she was a student at B.Y. High School, graduating in the Class of 1935, then attended Brigham Young University. She was a gifted and accomplished violinist, studying under LeRoy Robertson. She married William J. Roberts in 1939, later divorced. She held a private pilot's license in the 1940s', and in 1948 married fellow flying enthusiast, Hugh McLeran. Hugh died in 1968. But her main interests throughout her long life were environmental concerns, wildlife and animal welfare. She had made homes in Arcata, Palm Springs and Long Beach, California, Bountiful and Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a long time resident of St. Joseph's Villa. She is survived by two sisters; Irene Love (William S.) Cupertino, California, and Miriam Bushnell, Salt Lake City, and the following nieces and nephews: Christopher Love, Salt Lake City, Elizabeth Antonelli, Provo, Frederic Love, Salt Lake City, Shaun Humphries, Provo and Stacey Segura, Glendora, California. She requested that no memorial services be held. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.lindquistmortuary.com [Salt Lake Tribune, Friday, January 6, 2012]

Cope, Clyda [Clida]
9528 Caledonia Cir
South Jordan, Utah 84095-9701 US

Clyda [and Veon] Smith
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Class of 1935. Clyda Cope. Clyda came to BYH from Tropic, Utah. She married Veon G. Smith. ~ ~ ~ ~ The BYH graduation year of "Clida Cope" - [incorrectly spelled] confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ Her parents: James Austin Cope, Sr. and Irma Shumway Cope, married May 24, 1916 in the Salt Lake City, Utah. They had nine children (not in order of birth): 1. Clyda Cope [BYH Class of 1935] (Veon) Smith, Sherwood, Oregon; 2. James Austin [BYH Class of 1936] (Florence) Cope, Jr., Spanish Fork; 3. Evan [BYH Class of 1938] (Jeanne) Cope, Bountiful; 4. Ray (Renee') Cope, Springville; 5. Donna Cope (Clark) Nelson, Salem; 6. Margaret Cope (Orin) Daley, Spanish Fork; 7. Beth Cope (Thomas) Peterson, Pleasant Grove; 8. Bernard Cope; and 9. Lloyd (Kathleen) Cope. ~ ~ ~ ~ Clyda's husband, Veon G.Smith, born December 7, 1915 in Malad City, Idaho, was a professor at the University of Utah, and a leader in social work, and marital and family therapy. He died November 28, 1984, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Source.

Earl, Darlene

Earl, Darlene

Darlene and Charles Whitaker

Class of 1935. Darlene Earl. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14. ~ ~ ~ ~ IS THIS? Darlene LaVon Earl was born November 30, 1916 in Cedar Hill, Oneida County, Idaho. Her parents are Joseph Henry Earl and Charlotte Adelia Reed Earl. She married Charles Adelbert Whitaker on May 21, 1937 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Darlene LaVon Earl died July 5, 1994.

Glasscock, Stephen Douglas

Glasscock, Stephen Douglas
Santa Maria, California US

Stephen & Hazel Glasscock

BYH Class of 1935. Stephen Glasscock. ~ ~ ~ ~ Stephen D. Glasscock was born on October 9, 1917 in Kansas. His parents were Andrew Calvin Glasscock and Martha Ann Henline Glasscock. He graduated from Brigham Young High School in the Class of 1935. He continued to live in Provo, Utah, where he enlisted in the National Guard on March 3, 1941. At that time he had two years of college. His profession was listed as Actor. He served as a Sergeant in the US Army Field Artillery, then moved to Azuza, California. He married Hazel Verniel [or Vermel] Hagedorn in Los Angeles, California on October 28, 1945. He was 28 and she was 21. Hazel was born April 6, 1924 in Missouri. Her parents were Osba Lawrence Hagedorn and Annie Landrum Hagedorn. Hazel died on May 8, 1997 in Santa Barbara County, California, at the age of 73. Stephen Glasscock died in Santa Barbara County, California on July 17, 2003. He was 86 years old. The Glasscock home was located at Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California. Their children & spouses include Trust [Travis?] Glasscock, Karl Dean Glasscock, Michael Douglas Glasscock, Sandra Jean Glasscock, & Damienne Glasscock.

Hammond, Clyda Mae

Hammond, Clyda Mae
Tucson, Arizona US

Clyda Hammond

Class of 1935. Clyda Mae Hammond. Student Body Secretary and Historian in the 1934-1935 year. Clyda came to BYH from Monticello, Utah. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her parents: Fletcher Bartlett Hammond and Harriet Eliza Barton Hammond, married December 14, 1899 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They had nine children, including: Helen Hammond, born July 25, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois [BYH Class of 1933]; and Clyda Mae Hammond, born March 25, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois [BYH Class of 1935]. ~ ~ ~ ~ Clyda Mae Hammond died on June 16, 1986 in Tucson, Arizona. Interment, Price, Utah.

Harris, Leah Dorothy

Harris, Leah Dorothy
Pocatello, Idaho US

Leah and Vernon Jensen

Class of 1935. Leah Dorothy Harris. Debate. German Club, President. Basketball. She married Vernon D. Jensen. ~ ~ ~ ~ The BYH graduation date of Leah Harris confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ Her parents were Franklin Steward Harris, Sr., and Frankie Estella Spilsbury. President and Mrs. Harris' children included: Franklin Stewart Harris, Jr. (Maureen Steed), Rockville, Utah; Chauncy D. Harris, Chicago, Illinois; Arlene Harris [BYH Class of 1925] (Roscoe) Grover, Salt Lake City, Utah; Helen Harris [BYH Class of 1933] (Ralph W.) Jenson; Spanish Fork Fork, Utah; Leah Harris [BYH Class of 1935] (Vernon D.) Jensen, Pocatello, Idaho; and Mildred Harris [BYH Class of 1938] (Ralph O.) Bradley, Salt Lake City, Utah. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Leah Dorothy Harris Jensen, 88, passed away August 24, 2007, in Bountiful Utah of causes incident to age. She was born September 14, 1918 in Logan Utah to Franklin Stewart Harris and Frankie Estelle Spilsbury. Leah married Vernon D. Jensen December 13, 1940 in the Salt Lake Temple. She is survived by three children, John D. Jensen (Judy) of Centerville, Utah, William D. Jensen (Jorgene) of Idaho Falls Idaho, and Betty D. Murri (Wayne) of Asuncion, Paraguay; nine grandchildren, Julie A. Jensen of Bountiful Utah, Jennifer S. Nys (Dan) of Woods Cross Utah, Jon C. Jensen (Erin) of Victor Idaho, Jeremiah E. Jensen (Monica) of Kingman Arizona, Caleb J. Jensen (Jennifer) of Moscow Idaho, Charles S. Jensen (Deanna) of Provo[0] Utah, Lisa D. Murri of Sandy Utah, W. Dale Murri (Kara) of Provo Utah, Sarah M. Westergard (Skyler) of Logan Utah; and great-grandchildren John D. Nys, Zedekiah D. Jensen, Jacob P. Jensen, Phineas T. Jensen, Lilian G. Jensen, Seth R. Jensen, Mira B. Jensen, Trinidad C. Jensen, Magdalena C. R. Jensen, Lucas C. R. Jensen, Kaya M. Jensen, Kendra S. Jensen, Azure M. Jensen Willard D. Murri, and Kate L. Murri. Leah was preceeded in death by her husband, Vernon D. Jensen; two brothers, Dr. Franklin S. Harris Jr., Dr. Chauncy D. Harris; two sisters, Arlene H. Grover, and Helen H. Jenson. She is survived by her sister, Mildred H. Bradley (Ralph) of Salt Lake City; all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Maurine S. Harris of Rockville Utah, Edith Y. Harris of Chicago, Elna J. Kirkham of Murray Utah, and Avonda G. Jensen of Sandy Utah. Leah grew up in Provo, Utah and attended BYU training school, graduating from BY High School in 1935 as valedictorian in a class of 39 students. She attended BYU, earning her tuition working on campus. She graduated in 1939 with an AB degree. Leah first dated her future husband on Friday, May 13, 1938. Her husband proposed to her on Friday, September 13, 1940, and they were married Friday, December 13, 1940. After her marriage, she lived in Salt Lake City, Portland Oregon, Seattle Washington, Spokane Washington, Los Angeles California, West Covina California, Baldwin Park California, Butte Montana, Pocatello Idaho (48 years), Logan Utah (3 years), and Bountiful Utah (2 months). Leah served her entire married life in the Sunday School, Primary and Relief Society organizations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She received the Silver Beaver award for her scouting service in 1976. She was a member of the North Bannock County Camp of the Daughter's of the Utah Pioneers and served as camp president from 1987 to 1993. She was a member of the Pocatello Literary Club. Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 29, 2007, at the Russon Mortuary, 295 North Main Street, Bountiful Utah. Interment, Ephraim City Cemetery. [Deseret News, Sunday, August 26, 2007.]

Henrie, Vira

Henrie, Vira
San Diego, California US

Vira and Frederick Johnson

Class of 1935. Vira Henrie. [Female.] Vira came to B. Y. High School from Panguitch, Utah. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ Vira Henrie was the the fourth child of Jeddie Nephi & Hilda Vilate (Prince) Henrie. She was born in the 1910s in Panguitch [baptized in the 1920s, endowed and sealed to her husband in the 1930s]. She married in the 1930s, (Manti L.D.S. Temple), to Fredrick Eldredge Johnson, son of Wallace & Winifred (Eldredge) Johnson. He was born in the 1910s, Panguitch, Utah and he died in the 1950s, at San Diego, California, and he is buried there. After graduating from B. Y. High School in 1935, Vira entered Brigham Young University as a business student. She also studied business at the University of Utah. She became a skillful typist and won all her typing credits. She worked in the school offices part-time as a typist to help finance her education. After her marriage she continued to work until her first child was born. They made their home in San Diego, California, where they purchased a laundry establishment and Vira did the bookkeeping and banking. Vira was diligent in all Church affairs. Her husband was made bishop and her duties multiplied. Both their ward and their stake were building chapels, and the women of the ward sponsored church suppers, bazaars, and other activities to raise money. Vira was one of those foremost in helping. She was also a member of a choir and a chorus. Their laundry establishment installed a new boiler, and when it was being tested, it exploded, killing Eldredge and two other men. This left Vira to carry on the business and care for her home and children. Eldredge was a very outstanding young man, an intelligent leader in all his affairs. Throughout his life he was active in church work: he was a member of the Sunday School superintendency, president of the YMMIA, and at the time of his death was Bishop of the North Park Ward in San Diego. He had a deep respect for authority and was active in defending his convictions. His was a life of service. Vira and Eldredge had three children, all born in San Diego, California: 1. Eileen Mauvette Johnson, b. 1940s. 2. Eldredge Wallace Johnson, b. 1940s. 3. Jeddie Douglas Johnson, b. 16 Apr 1951.

Hicks, Veda

Hicks, Veda
Salem, Utah US

Veda and Russell Johnson

Class of 1935? (Not 1932, 1933 or 1934). Veda Hicks Johnson, age 82, of Salem, Utah, passed away Friday, October 30, 1998, in Spanish Fork, Utah. She was born October 27, 1916, in Provo, Utah, to Nephi C. and Hannah Dunn Hicks. She married Russell A. Johnson on March 21, 1941, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Russell died May 5, 1997. She graduated from BY High School and attended BYU on a business scholarship. She was employed by BYU as a secretary and later worked for the Social Security Office in Provo as a Claims Representative for over twenty years. Veda was actively involved with the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and was a member of the Euphronian Club. She enjoyed painting, reading, and doing embroidery. Veda was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served as a teacher in the Primary and Sunday School. She also served for many years as secretary in the Salem 5th Ward Relief Society. Veda is survived by her two sons and a daughter: Douglas R. (Jeannette) Johnson of Salem; David L. (Sherri) Johnson of Salem; Marie J. (Dennis) Johnson of Lehi; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She is also survived by a sister, Maurine Wright, of Salt Lake City. She was preceded in death by her husband; her brother, Val Hicks; and her sister, Hazel Ross. Funeral services were held Monday, November 2, 1998 in Salem, Utah. Burial was in the Spanish Fork City Cemetery. [Published in the Deseret News, Sunday, November 1, 1998.]

Holbrook, Helen

Holbrook, Helen
Provo, Utah US

Helen & Carlyle "A" Dahlquist

Most likely BYH Class of 1935. Helen Holbrook, born abt. 1917, married Carlyle "A" Dahlquist. Resided in Provo, Utah. Her parents: Lafayette Hinckley Holbrook and Alsina Elizabeth Brimhall. Lafayette & Alsina had eleven children: 1. Raymond Brimhall Holbrook, born March 16, 1902 in Raymond, Alberta, Canada. He married Esther Ruth Hamilton on August 24, 1928. He died in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 24, 1989. 2. Rachel Holbrook, born December 6, 1903 in Raymond, Alberta, Canada. She married Robert Clair Anderson on May 25, 1927. She died June 17, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Interment, Manti, Utah. 3. George Blaine Holbrook, born April 8, 1906 in Provo, Utah and died August 2, 1924, at the age of 18. He did not marry. 4. Jennie Holbrook, b. March 3, 1908 in Provo, Utah. She married Delbert Valentine Groberg on June 11, 1930. She died March 25, 2004 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. 5. Mary Holbrook, b. March 2, 1910 in Provo, Utah. She married Benjamin Alva Maxwell on May 27, 1932. She died on June 19, 1977 in Salt Lake City, Utah. 6. Ruth Holbrook, born January 8, 1912 in Provo, Utah. She married Francis Ray Brown on May 27, 1932. She died December 16, 1983 in Pasadena, California. Interment, Provo, Utah. 7. Elizabeth Holbrook, born February 9, 1914 in Provo, Utah. She married Alonzo Kay Berry on September 19, 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died on June 29, 2000 in Provo Utah. Interment, Whittier, California. 8. Jean Holbrook, born October 7, 1915 in Provo, Utah. She died August 26, 1923 at the age of almost 8. Interment, Provo, Utah. 9. Helen Holbrook, born in about 1917. She married Carlyle Dahlquist. She resides in Provo, Utah. 10. Vera Holbrook, born October 29, 1918 in Provo, Utah. She married Maurice King Heninger on June 5, 1941, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died February 16, 2005 in Provo, Utah. 11. Alsina Elaine (Elaine) Holbrook, born Provo, Utah in about 1921. Elaine married John Arnold Haymore. She lives in Salt Lake City. @2006 ~ ~ ~ ~ OBITUARY OF HELEN HOLBROOK DAHLQUIST: Helen Holbrook Dahlquist, 93, passed peacefully from this mortal life early on June 16, 2011. She lived a long and full life, devoted to her family and her faith. Helen was born to Lafayette Hinckley Holbrook and Alsina Elizabeth Brimhall on July 8, 1917 in Provo, Utah, the ninth of eleven children. She had a wonderful childhood growing up in the clinker brick house on the corner of 300 North and 300 East in Provo with her eight sisters and two brothers. She had many childhood friends who remained lifelong friends. Helen attended Brigham Young Training School, High School, and University, serving as secretary of the student body. She graduated in 1939 with a degree in speech and drama with a minor in English. She then taught at Dixon Jr. High School. She married Carlyle "A" Dahlquist on August 1, 1941 in the Manti LDS Temple. They headed to southern California to honeymoon and begin their new life together. Helen worked at the Southern California Gas Company and the Union Pacific Railroad while Carlyle attended the University of Southern California Dental School. Helen happily left the work force to raise their six children, first in Alhambra and then in Arcadia, California. Later, she worked at the LDS Institute at Pasadena City College. She loved the college environment and interacting with the students. Carlyle passed away suddenly February 7, 1981. Helen continued working at the Institute until her retirement in 1990. She returned to Provo in 1990 to live closer to her sisters. Her daughter Nancy joined her in Provo; together they provided a welcoming harbor for many family visitors. Their home was a hub for extended family and friends. The grandchildren attending college loved getting together for Sunday dinner with Grandma and Aunt Nancy. Even as her health declined, Helen remained active, determined, and independent. Her daughter Nancy's companionship and care was a great source of comfort. Helen was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings. She was intellectually active, an avid reader, and lover of all that is "praiseworthy." Above all, she was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Helen is survived by her youngest sister, Elaine Holbrook Haymore, Salt Lake City; her children Kathleen (James) Crapo, Denver, Colorado; Nancy Dahlquist, Provo, Utah; Carlyle (Sherrie) Dahlquist, Blue Springs, MO; Helen (Lynn) Luker, Boise, Idaho; Mary (Tim) Sessions, Troutdale, Oregon; Scott (Danielle) Dahlquist, Bakersfield, California; 26 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at the Edgemont 9th Ward Chapel, 4295 North Canyon Road, Provo. Friends may call at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center Street, Monday evening from 6 until 8 and at the church Tuesday one hour prior to services. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the George H. Brimhall Memorial Essay Contest, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. Condolences may be sent to the family at info@bergmortuary.com [Provo Daily Herald, Sunday, June 19, 2011]

Hughes, Nellie

Hughes, Nellie
Murray, Utah US

Nellie and Wilmer Barnett

Class of 1935. Nellie Hughes. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Nellie Hughes Barnett returned to her Heavenly Father on March 7, 2007 due to complications from cancer. She was born March 13, 1917 in Mesquite, Nevada to James Elmer Hughes and Mary Emily Abbott Hughes. She married Wilmer Lee Barnett in the St. George Temple April 3, 1936. She graduated from Brigham Young High School and attended BYU and the U of U. She was a life-long member of the LDS Church and held many positions of leadership in the ward and stake. She enjoyed her service as a Relief Society, Primary, and Young Women's President. She was a dedicated teacher, both by word and deed. Nellie was loved and revered by everyone who knew her for her non-judgmental, unconditional love. She lived as she believed and was most happy when serving others. She was a supportive wife and helpmate to her husband in his many callings of leadership in the Church and community. She was a loving and devoted mother and an example of graciousness to all who knew her. She loved her children, grand, great, and great-great grandchildren. She was so proud of them and their accomplishments, especially their church activity and their love for each other and the Savior. She was at peace with her life here on earth and anxiously wanted to move on. Nellie had many close calls with death because of heart trouble, diabetes and cancer. Each trial strengthened her knowledge of the purpose of life here on earth and faith in the eternities to come. She lived to appreciate many wonderful changes throughout her lifetime. She is survived by her two children: Owen Lee Barnett (Jennie) and MaryLynn Barnett McCardell (Robert), seven grandchildren: Dr. Richard Barnett (Tammy), Dr. David Barnett (Debbie), MaryAnn Hatch (Gary), Melissa Woodside (Dan), Jim Barnett (Lisa), Shaun McCardell (Wendy), Jann Boyer (Mark); 25 great- grandchildren; and two great- great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Colleen Hughes Waite (Erwin) Bakersfield, California; Rose Marie Hughes Blake (Lowell) Veyo, Utah; and brother Bill R. Hughes (Naomi) Ogden, Utah. She is preceded in death by her husband, one infant son, Wilmer Dale Hughes, her mother, father, and two brothers, Clair Hughes and Archie E. Hughes. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 10, 2007 in the S.L. Little Cottonwood 1st Ward building, Murray, Utah. The family suggests donations to the Primary Children's Medical Center or The Huntsman Cancer Center. [Deseret News, Thursday, March 8, 2007.]

Iverson, Ivan Charles

Iverson, Ivan Charles
Layton, Utah US

Ivan and Nihla Iverson

Class of 1935. Ivan Charles Iverson. Basketball. Track. Ivan came to BYH from Duchesne, Utah. ~ ~ ~ ~ His BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14. ~ ~ ~ ~ His parents Charles Martin Iverson and Lydia Richens Iverson. Ivan graduated from B.Y. High in the Class of 1935. He had two sisters, Myrtle Marie Iverson Calder [BYH Class of 1928?], Bessie Iverson Meiling; and a brother, Andrew Iverson. ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS WIFE'S OBITUARY: Nihla Maris Hiatt Perry Iverson Biggs passed away peacefully at her Layton home on December 31, 2008. Nihla was born in Wheatland, Wyoming On January 8, 1920 to Beulah Harriet and Raymond Scott Hiatt. Later her mother married Leonard Perry in the Salt Lake Temple. Nihla attended schools in Wyoming and Utah and two years at Brigham Young University. She married Ivan Charles Iverson in the Salt Lake Temple on December 19, 1941. After her husband's death in 1964, she married James E. Biggs on June 23, 1967. Nihla was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Nihla was a devoted mother, homemaker and enjoyed a successful career with her exceptional office skills which earned her an award for Utah State Employee of the Year. She loved poetry, literature, music and creative hand work. She enjoyed her affiliation with the 20-30 Club of Clearfield, Beta Sigma Phi of north Davis County, was the first president of Clearfield Chapter of Alpha Lambda and spent many years with her literary group, Bellatristics. She was a totally accepting woman and loved by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, Jim; children, Ned (Linda), Karen (Russ) Williams, Dave (Trudy). Kristin (Randy) Smith, Bob (Nancy) and Mike (Shauna); stepchildren, Cheryl (Jim) Meyer, Dave (Trish) and Jim; 26 grandchildren, and 52 great-grandchildren. Half brothers; Preston and Kent Hiatt and a half sister; Doris. Step brothers; Mark and Clifton (Cliff) Perry. She was preceded in death by husband, Ivan and her sister Phyllis (Les) Gatzemyer. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 3, 2009 at the LDS Peacefield Ward at 1589 E. Gentile Street. Interment, Kaysville Cemetery, 500 E. Crestwood Road. [Deseret News, Saturday, January 3, 2009]

Jensen, Beulah

Jensen, Beulah
Torrance, California US

Beulah and Oliver Pitney

Class of 1935. Beulah Jensen. She served as Secretary of the Sophomore class during the 1932-1933 school year. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ Beulah Jensen was born on May 11, 1917 in Union County, Oregon. Her parents were Cannon LaVoir Jensen [long-time BYH faculty member, 1920s to 1948] and Florence Hibbert [BYH Class of 1911] Jensen. Her sister, Joan Jensen, was a member of the BYH Class of 1948. Beulah married Oliver X. Pitney. Beulah Jensen Pitney died on February 6, 1984 in Torrance, Los Angeles County, California.

Jensen, Mabel Ethel

Jensen, Mabel Ethel
Orem, Utah US

Mabel and Chester Oliver

Class of 1935. Mabel Jensen. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14. ~ ~ ~ ~ Mable E. Jensen was born in 1917. In 1930 she was living with her family in Provo, Utah. Her parents are Parley A. Jensen and Lilly M. Jensen. ~ ~ ~ ~ Mabel Ethel Jensen was born on February 12, 1917 in Austin, Sevier County, Utah. Her parents are Parley Arthur Jensen and Lillie May Keele Jensen. Mabel married John Chester Oliver on November 22, 1950 in St. George, Utah. Mabel Ethel Johnson Oliver died on October 8, 2005. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER HUSBAND'S OBITUARY: John Chester Oliver, 86, of Orem, Utah passed away January 2, 2000 at the Timpanogos Hospital in Orem, Utah of many health problems. Chester was born May 16, 1913 at Mountain Home, Utah to Paul Oliver and Mabel Burdick Oliver. He married Mabel Jensen on November 22, 1950 in the St. George Temple, St. George, Utah. He received his early education in Moab and Orem, Utah graduating from Lincoln High School in 1932 as an honor student. He excelled in debating, school plays and operas. Although he did not have any other formal education he was self taught in many fields, especially art, music, medicines, politics and sports. He was especially proud of his art collection, his home and garden, his trees and rose bushes. In 1968 Governor Calvin Rampton appointed him to work in the finance department at the State Capitol supervising the communications department and was re-appointed by Governor Scott Matheson to continue his duties. Governor Rampton appointed him to serve on the State Fine Arts Board, and he was asked to make the first inventory of art work at the capitol. Chester returned from the state job in 1978 and resumed working in his insurance business, Levin [Leavitt?] Insurance agency in Orem. He loved sports and sponsored many major league basketball and softball teams, who won many trophies that he was very proud of, he loved all the players. Chester did many community services such as promoting the Community Concert Series and the Utah Valley Opera. He and Dr. Jack Haynes organized the first Exchange Club in Provo, for which he received an award for getting the most members to join. He was a former member of the Orem Lion's Club and a present member of the Kiwanis Golden K Club of Orem. He was a member of the LDS Church. He loved his family dearly and was proud of his Italian heritage, and his beautiful cocker spaniel, Mandy. Survivors include his wife, Mabel, of Orem; two brothers and two sisters, LaVar (Carma) Oliver of Mapleton; Claude (Marie) Oliver of Provo; Betty Smith of Morgan; Elaine (Wayne) Hammett of Tucson, Arizona; Carol (Bruce) Bown of Orem; and a sister-in-law, Mamie Jensen of Provo. He is also survived by his faithful companion Mandy. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Paul and Frank (Gloria) Oliver; sisters, Rubye, Kathryn, and Thelma; and a sister-in-law, Allene Jensen. A special thanks to the staff at Timpanogos Hospital for their constant care, his wonderful doctors, Dr. David Flinders, Dr. Rodney Badger, pharmacists at Rite Aid and Dr. Robert D. Jones who helped him so very much during his illness. Funeral services were held Friday, January 7, 2000 in the Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State St. in Orem. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. [Deseret News, Thursday, January 6, 2000]

Johnston, Helen

Helen Johnston

Class of 1935. Helen Johnston. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14. ~ ~ ~ ~ Helen M. Johnston went on to attend Brigham Young University.

Keigley, Richard

Keigley, Richard
, North Carolina US

Dick Keigley

Class of 1935. Richard Keigley. Debate. Debate and Dramatic Manager. ~ ~ ~ ~ His BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ COURT ADMITS YOUTH TO BAR. Richard B. Keigley, 23, Provo, who has just been inducted into the Navy, was admitted to the bar Monday at special ceremonies in the State Supreme Court. Mr. Keigley is a graduate of the B.Y. High School at Provo and the University of Illinois. [Salt Lake Telegram, August 31, 1942.] ~ ~ ~ ~ Richard B. Keigley was born on September 20, 1918. He died on May 10, 1999 in Lee County, North Carolina. ~ ~ ~ ~ Richard Keigley, Biological Resource Division, US Geological Survey. Richard Keigley is an ecologist employed by the Biological Resource Division of the USGS. From March 1991 to June 1996 he was duty stationed in Yellowstone National Park. Prior to his assignment to NBS in October 1993, he had a 22-year career in the NPS. [February 1997]

Madison, Helen [see Madsen,] Velma

Madison, Helen [see Madsen,] Velma

Helen [Velma] Madison

Class of 1935. Helen Madison. Helen's name is given with two spellings: In the 1935 Senior photograph it is "Madison" and under her individual senior photo it is "Madsen". Madison is apparently incorrect, see Madsen. ~ ~ ~ ~ The BYH graduation date of "Velma Madsen" confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14.

Madsen, Helen [not Madison,] Velma

Madsen, Helen [not Madison,] Velma

Helen [Velma] Madsen

Class of 1935. Helen [Velma] Madsen [not Madison] ~ ~ ~ ~ The BYH graduation date of "Velma Madsen" confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14. ~ ~ ~ ~ This appears to be Velma Madsen Williams, born January 8, 1917. She married Aaron "Buss" Williams on September 18, 1939. She died March 26, 1983. Her interment, Provo City Cemetery. Source.

Martin, Thomas Paxman (1935)

Martin, Thomas Paxman (1935)
Sunnyside, Washington US

Paxman and Elaine Martin

Class of 1935. Thomas Paxman Martin. Basketball. [Note: He was commonly called Paxman Martin.] ~ ~ ~ ~ The BYH graduation date of Paxman Martin confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14 ~ ~ ~ ~ His parents: Dr. Thomas Lysons Martin and Hattie Paxman Martin. The children of Dr. Thomas and Hattie Martin: William Paxman Martin of Arizona, [a BYH debate coach 1928-1931?]; James Paxman Martin, BYH Class of 1933; Beth Martin Warnick, Colorado; Ruth Martin Duncan, Wisconsin; ; Thomas Paxman "Pax" (Ivy Elaine) Martin [BYH Class of 1935]; and Helen Martin Draper, BYH Class of 1941. ~ ~ ~ ~ OBITUARY: Thomas Paxman "Pax" Martin, age 76, our beloved father, grandfather and friend, passed away Saturday, September 11, 1993 peacefully at his home in Sunnyside, Washington. He was born April 11, 1917 in American Fork, Utah, the son of Dr. Thomas Lysons Martin and Hattie (Paxman) Martin. He grew up in Utah and went on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to West Germany between 1937-1939. He graduated from Brigham Young University and Utah State in Dairy Manufacturing and attended the University of California at Davis for one year on an internship. He married Ivy Elaine Erickson on July 13, 1940 in Manti, Utah in the Manti Temple. In May of 1942 they moved to Sunnyside, Washington. He worked for Morning Milk, Carnation Co., Maid O' Clover and Freeburg's Self-Serve Gas. In 1960 to 1962 he went back to school and obtained his teaching credentials and started teaching in 1962 at Sunnyside Junior High in the Special Education Class. He taught for 15 1/2 years, retiring in 1978. Thomas was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he was always active in the Scouting program. He and his wife, Elaine, served a mission together in Germany from 1983 to 1985 for the church. He is well loved, for he was a caring man who loved his family and friends. Thomas is survived by his wife, Ivy Elaine Martin of Sunnyside; two daughters, Beverly Shepherd and husband, John, Woodburn, Oregon and Judy Hendricks and husband, Lynald, Kennewick, Washington; two sons, Thomas A. Martin and wife, Kay of Provo, Utah; and Dr. Gary Martin and wife, Kathryn of Sunnyside, Washington; 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Beth Martin Warnick, Colorado; Ruth Martin Duncan, Wisconsin; and one brother, William Paxman Martin of Arizona; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Helen Martin Draper, a brother, James Paxman Martin, and a great-granddaughter, Sharra Shepherd. Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 14, 1993 in Sunnyside, Washington. Interment, Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside, Washington. [Deseret News, Thursday, September 16, 1993.]

Matthews, Helen Evelyn

Matthews, Helen Evelyn
Jerome, Idaho US

Helen and Earnest Craig

[Class of 1935] Class of 1936. Helen Evelyn Matthews. Helen came to BYH from Gray, Idaho. Sources: 1935 and 1936 BYH Wildcat yearbooks. Apparently she was considered a member of the senior class in both years, but actually graduated in 1936. ~ ~ ~ ~ Helen Evelyn Matthews was born on May 12, 1918 in Declo, Cassia County, Idaho. Her parents were George S. Matthews and Nellie Anderson. She married Earnest Craig on September 24, 1937. Helen Matthews Craig died on September 25, 1997 in Jerome, Idaho.

Merrill, Paul J.

Merrill, Paul J.

Paul Merrill

Class of 1935. Paul J. Merrill. Debate. ~ ~ ~ ~ His BYH graduation date confirmed in graduating class list, Salt Lake Telegram, May 7, 1935, p. 14. ~ ~ ~ ~ This appears to be: Paul J. Merrill was born on January 24, 1917 in Idaho, and died on February 15, 1994 at the age of 77. His parents were Harrison R. Merrill and Edna J Merrill. His interment, Logan City Cemetery, in Logan, Utah. Paul J. Merrill enlisted in the US Army on March 3, 1941 and served in World War II.

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