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MICKELSEN, Ruby Jane

Dated: Thursday, Mar. 9, 1972

 

Headline: Obituaries-WOMAN IN COMA SEVEN YEARS DIES OF INJURIES

 

†† ROY---A woman who had been in a coma since an automobile accident seven years ago died here Wednesday.

Mrs. Ruby Jane Schulke Mickelsen, 37, of 2015 W. 5950 S., died in the Weber Memorial Hospital.

She was in an automobile accident 7 years and four months ago in Reno, Nev., and had been in a coma since that time in hospitals in Reno, Salt Lake City and Roy.

Mrs. Mickelsen was born Dec. 28, 1934, in Neiafu Vavau, Tonga Islands, a daughter of Erich Ernest Arthur and Mele Longolongo Havelu Kaihau Schulke.

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She was married to Maj. Richard Mickelsen on May 29, 1959, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Prior to her accident, she was a registered nurse.

She had lived in Tonga; Auckland, New Zealand, for nine years; Reno, four years; Bountiful, Mesa, Ariz. and Ogden.

She graduated from high school in Auckland, New Zealand, and graduated as a registered nurse from the Auckland Hospital.

She was a member of the Roy 3rd LDS Ward and was formerly president of the MIA in Reno and active in a Bountiful ward.

Surviving are her husband of Roy; three sons and two daughters, Richard A. Mickelsen, Alfred S. Mickelsen, Roy; Alfonzo S. Mickelsen, Tina L. Mickelsen, Brenda Mickelsen, all of Roy; her mother of Roy.

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†† Also surviving are three brothers and three sisters, Viliami of Neiafu, Tonga; Siaosi of Nakualofa, Tonga; Hans Piata, of Neiafu, Tonga; Mrs. Mavine Lee, of Suva, Fiji; Mrs. Susan Barber, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Polini Pupana, Roy.

Funeral services will be announced by Lindquistís Clearfield Mortuary.

 

THOMAS, William H., JR.

Dated: Thursday, Mar. 9, 1972

 

Headline: Obituaries

 

†† William Henry Thomas Jr., 85, of 2730 Brinker, died Wednesday afternoon in a local nursing home of causes incident to age.

Mr. Thomas was born Feb. 24, 1887 in Malad, Idaho, a son of William Henry and Ann Edith Reynolds Thomas.

He was reared and educated in Malad, attended Utah State Agricultureal College and graduated with honors from the LDS Business College in Salt Lake City.

On July 22, 1914, he was married to Mary Jeppsen in the Logan LDS Temple. She died March 8, 1959. He was married to Marie Cameron on Nov. 21, 1959, in the Logan Temple.

He started working for Beneficial Life Insurance Co. in 1926, retiring in 1971.

He was a charter member of the Malad Lions Club. He was a member and former president and secretary of the Utah Life Underwriters Asscociation, and was a member of the Beneficial Life Insurance Multi-Millionare Club.

He was a high priest in the 52nd LDS Ward and had served on the adult Aaronic Priesthood Committee in Idaho, he had served as ward and stake clerk, member of a bishopric high councils and stake boards.

Surviving are his widow of Ogdenl one son, Dr. William H. Thomas, III, Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.; four daughters, Mrs. Farrell A. (Mariana) Lee, Spokane, Wash.; Mrs. Emery (Jeanne) Meckes, Clearfield; Mrs. Henry (Louise) Bekker, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Ivan (Shella) Anderson, Lancaster, Calif.; 13 grandchildren;

Two great-grandchildren; One brother, T. Paul Thomas, Tooele; two sisters, Mrs. H. H. (Ruth) Rose, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Kathryn Zabriskie, Ogden.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Flowers Mortuary with Bishop Dale L. Gustaveson of the 52nd Ward officiating.

Friends may call at the mortuary Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m.

Burial will be in the Aultorest Memorial Park.

 

WELLS, Justin

Dated: Thursday, Mar. 9, 1972

 

Headline: Obituaries

 

†† Justin Wells, 7 month-old son of Dale L. and Dana Louise Watt Wells, of644 7th, was dead on arrival at the McKay Hospital Wednesday morning of natural but undetermined causes.

He was born Aug. 10, 1971, in Rexburg, Idaho.

The parents are members of the 8th LDS Ward.

Surviving are the parents; one sister, Deon Wells, Ogden; the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Glen L. Wells, Blackfoot, Idaho; Mrs. Laura Zimsen, Port Angeles, Wash.; the great-grandparents, Mrs. Margaret Goodwin, Mr. and Mrs. Heber Wells, all of Blackfoot, Idaho.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. in the 8th Ward Chapel, 480 7th, with Bishop Rex M. Kohler officiating.

Friends may call at the Myers Mortuary Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and at the church Saturday from 11 a.m. until services.

Burial will be in the Ogden City Cemetery.

 

CHASE, Hazel S.

Dated: Thursday, Mar. 9, 1972

 

Headline: Obituaries

 

†† EASTLAKE, Ohio---Mrs. Hazel Marguerite Saxton Chase, 51, of 343 East Overlook, Eastlake, formerly of Ogden, died Monday after a short illness.

Mrs. Chase was born March 24, 1920, in Evanston, Wyo., a daughter of Octavius and Hazel Christensen Saxton.

On Jan. 14, 1940, she was married to William J. Chase in Farmington, Utah.

She moved to Ogden when a girl and attended Ogden High School and Weber College. She had lived in the South and Southwestern parts of the United states moving to Ohio three years ago.

She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are h45 husband of Eastlake; three daughters, Mrs. Larry (Virginia Lee) Boulden, Cleveland Heights, Ohio; Mrs. Richard (Lise Kim) Scalf, Amarillo, Tex.; Miss Jaime Ann Chase, Eastlake, Ohio; two grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Hazel Saxton, Ogden.

Also surviving are two brothers and two sisters, Keith Saxton, Las Cruces, N.M.; Verner Saxton, Ogden; Mrs. Harrison (Emelda) Richins, Echo, Utah; Mrs. J. Don (Florence) Meroney, Salt Lake City.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Lindquist and Sonís Colonial Chapel in Ogden with Rev. Donald Steiner of the First Presbyterian Church officiating.

Friends may call at the Mortuary tonight from 7 to 9 and Friday prior to services.

Burial will be in the Washington Heights Memorial Park.

 

REEDER, Adolph M.

Dated: Thursday, Mar. 9, 1972

 

Headline: Obituaries

 

BRIGHAM CITY---Adolph Madsen Reeder, 86, of 41 N. 1st W., died Tuesday in a Salt Lake City nursing home.

Mr. Reeder was born Oct. 1, 1885, a son of George Balls and Carline Madsen Reeder.

On Oct. 3, 1906, he was married to Ada Mathias in the Salt Lake L.D.S. Temple.

He was reared in Box Elder County and attended Brigham Young College in Logan.

He taught school at Harper Ward and operated a farm in Corinne for 35 years.

He served as counselor in the bishopric of the Corinne LDS Ward, and had been Sunday School superintendent, genealogy committee member and temple worker. He was a high priest in the Brigham City 3rd Ward. From 1906 to 1907 he served an LDS Mission to England.

He had been a 4-H Club leader and was former president of the Box Elder Farm Bureau.

Surviving are his widow of Brigham City; the following sons and daughters; Miss Hope Reeder, Geneva, Switzerland; Mrs. Harold (Edna) Sadler, Logan; Dr. Ray Reeder, Durango, Colo.; Glenn Reeder, Dawn Reeder, both of Corinne; Dr. Grant Reeder, Bountiful; Mrs. Douglas (Lois) Campbell, Mrs. Clinton (Rhea) Smith both of Salt Lake City; 36 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Brigham City 3rd LDS Ward Chapel.

Friends may call at the Olsen-Felt Funeral Home, 205 S. 1st E., Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until services.

Burial will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

 

SCHOENFELD, Walter E.

Dated: Thursday, Mar. 9, 1972

 

Headline: Obituaries

 

†† SYRACUSE---Walter Emil Schoenfeld, 61, of Syracuse, was dead on arrival Tuesday night at the McKay Hospital of a heart attack.

Mrs. Schoenfeld was born March 12, 1910, in Winter Quarters, Utah, a son of Carl and Gertrude Joswig Schoenfeld.

He was married to Bessie Wilcox in the Salt Lake LDS Temple in 1936.

He had been a school teacher in Davis County and had lived in Syracuse since 1936.

He graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Education.

He was a member of the Syracuse 1st LDS Ward and was finance clerk, Sunday School teacher, high priest and Era director. He was a member of the Syracuse Lions Club.

During World War II he served as a captain in the field artillery.

Surviving are his widow of Syracuse; three sons, Gordon E. Schoenfeld, Logan; Stephen W. Schoenfeld, San Jose, Calif.; Karl D. Schoenfeld, serving an LDS Mission in Wyoming; four grandchildren; his mother of Kaysville; one brother, Robert Schoenfeld, Kaysville.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the North Davis LDS Stake Center in Syracuse with Bishop Lawrence Cook officiating.

Friends may call at the Lindquistís Kaysville Mortuary tonight from 7 to 9 and at the stake center Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Burial will be in the Farmington City Cemetery.

 

HARRIS, Mary May

Dated: Thursday, Mar. 9, 1972

 

Headline: Obituaries

 

†† ST. JOHN, Idaho---Mrs. Mary May Jones Harris, 86, of St. John, died Wednesday of natural causes in a Bountiful nursing home.

Mrs. Harris was born May 1, 1885, in St. Johnís, Idaho, a daughter of Henry and Catherine Pierce Jones.

She was married to Archibald Harris on June 10, 1908, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died May 22, 1965.

She was an active member of the LDS Church.

Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. Clyde (Millie) Courtney, Mrs. Wendell (Bonnie) Giles, both of Bountiful; Mrs. Perce E. (Orpha) Hall, Mountain Home, Idaho; Mrs. Theras (Catherine) Lewis, Mrs. Keith (Rula) Evans, Mrs. Cordell (Malsie)Williams, all of Malad; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the St. John LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop James Madson officiating.

Friends may call at the Benson Funeral Home in Malad Friday evening and Saturday prior to services.

Burial will be in the St. John Cemetery.

 

BUXTON, Donald H.

Dated: Thursday, Mar. 9, 1972

 

Headline: Obituaries

 

†† ELWOOD---Donald Herald Buxton, 58, of Elwood, died Wednesday night in the LDS Hospital in Logan after a lingering illness.

Mr. Buxton was born July 14, 1913, in Riverside, Utah, a son of Fredrick William and Alice Ann Hadfield Buxton.

He was married to Wanda Bronson on Dec. 19, 1936, in Brigham City. The marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. She died Sept. 11, 1938. He was married to Elsie S. Larsen on Aug. 25, 1941 in Preston, Idaho.

He had lived in Tremonton and Evans Ward, Utah prior to moving to Elwood in 1948.

He had been a bus driver for the Box Elder County Board of Education for five years, and worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for two years. He had worked for the Sego Creamery in Tremonton for two years and was also a farmer and dairyman.

He was an elder in the Elwood LDS Ward and had served as Elder Quorum secretary and home teacher.

Surviving are his widow of Elwood; one daughter, Miss Cheryl Buxton, Elwood; one stepson, Otis Larsen, Tremonton; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Ardith Griffiths, Clarkston, Utah; one foster son, Charles Zimmerman, Alemeda, Calif.; eight stepgrandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister, Joseph F. Buxton, Vale, Ore.; Odeen Buxton, Mrs. Elton (Mary) Newton, both of Tremonton.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Elwood Ward Chapel.

Friends may call at the Rogers Mortuary in Tremonton Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Burial will be in the Bear River City Cemetery.