Herman Hendrik (Henry or Hank) Thiessens

Herman Hendrik (Henry or Hank) Thiessens
Herman Hendrik Thiessens was born January 1, 1919 at 1051 Downington Avenue in Salt Lake City, Utah.  He was the second son born to Herman Thiessens and Henderika Folkers.  He was given an LDS Blessing May 2, 1920 by LeGrande Richards at Sugar House Ward, Granite Stake. Five years later, the...
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Leola Rae Dalley Hatch

Leola Rae Dalley Hatch
Leola Rae Dalley Hatch just celebrated her 90th birthday with 93 people.  She was born October 3, 1925 in Minersville, Utah in her grandparent's home.  Her parents, Leland and Zola Dalley, lived in Summit which is north of Cedar City. She is the oldest of five childredn; she had three brothers...
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Arland LeRoy and Ilean Hazel

Arland LeRoy and Ilean Hazel
"Meet you at the roller skating rink."  Arland LeRoy and Ilean Hazel did just that.  They met at the Roller Skating Rink at the Spanish Fork City Park. Arland was born on January 8, 1926 in the family home in Salem, located on the corner of 100 East and Hazel Drive....
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Max and Mava Walters

Max and Mava Walters
Max and Mava Walters are our Senior Spotlight for July.  Mava was born in Salt Lake City on July 15, 1942, but her family moved to Salem when she was six months old, so she is an original "Salem" girl.  Her parents were Wilford and Virgie Hunt.  Max was born in...
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LaRae Ficklin

LaRae Ficklin
A senior, small in stature with a big heart, is LaRae Ficklin.  She was born at home in February, 1930 in Leland, Utah (now part of Spanish Fork) to LeRoy and Twila Mae Allen Isaac.  She loved growing up in Leland.  She was 15 yeras old during WWII and she remembers...
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Missionary Spotlight - Glen Scholl

Missionary Spotlight - Glen Scholl
Glen Scholl and Judith Anne Jones were married in the St. George Temple in 1965. They met while attending the College of Southern Utah.  After graduating from college, Judy began teaching school in Norwalk, while Glen attended college at California State, Fullerton.  He transferred to the University of Utah and graduated...
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Missionary Spotlight-Alan Loveland

  Alan and Ellen Loveland live in Orem. They have been married 14 years. Alan is a retired building contractor, having had businesses in Alaska, Idaho and Utah. Ellen retired From UVU as a Professor in the School of Business teaching legal studies. She is also a lawyer on inactive status....
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LaVera James

LaVera James
LaVera James--what a special friend to have.  She was born on April 1942 to Ernest and Hazel Dansie Davis.  She was the second oldest in her family with an older sister, two younger sisters and two younger brothers.  She has lived in Salem all her life.  She lives next door to...
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Ray Zukowski viewing the past 75 years

Ray Zukowski viewing the past 75 years
Being born the first son of the first son of John Vincent Zukowski, gave me that special privilege of being heir to the families throne... and prince Raymond knew he would be king someday, or at least he tried to make his younger brother know he was dealing with royalty. My...
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A Teacher’s Devastating Remark

             Writing this story hopefully will help me to finally overcome the injury to my inner “creative child”.  Who would have thought that a casual comment could have caused so much pain!  This happened in 1958—my senior year at Sacred Heart Academy.  The teacher was Sister Mary Columba, a nun...
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Who Will Be The One To Record Your Legacy?

The Legacy Untold Is Like A Book Unread By Tom Cormier and Dick Pellek   You and I will leave a legacy whether we want to, or not. Everyone who passed on has already left theirs. Some are rich in history and personal accomplishments; and others are obscure or even unknown....
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Dolie, The Traveler

Dolie, The Traveler
On the road...again!!! Afghanistan to Zambia Chronicles of a Footloose Forester By Dick Pellek   Dolie and Her Adventures   There is no getting around the fact that the pets in the life of the Footloose Forester provided thousands of pleasant memories. Some people say that you can love a human,...
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One of my phobias in life

Ever since a child, I have had a phobia of snakes. I as a child would have nightmares that I was in a pit of snakes and they were crawling all over me biting me. The fear has stayed with me my entire life, though when I now encounter a snake...
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Rev. Henry Clay Dayhoff, Martha Ann Dayhoff, William Henry Dayhoff and Charles Spivey Dayhoff Their Story

Rev. Henry Clay Dayhoff, Martha Ann Dayhoff, William Henry Dayhoff and Charles Spivey Dayhoff Their Story   Henry Clay Dayhoff was born to parents Joshua Owen Dayhoff and Catherine Beale( Poole) Dayhoff in 1844 in Boonsboro, Washington Co. Maryland. In the census of 1850 he was living with his parents and...
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Rev. Isaac Chivington and Rebecca Starbuck Chivington Their Story

Rev. Isaac Chivington and Rebecca Starbuck Chivington Their Story         Isaac B. Chivington was born on August 18,1824 in Warren Co. Ohio to parents Isaac Chivington (1791-1826) and Jane (Runyon) Chivington (1792-1889). He grew up in Warren Co., Ohio living with parents and siblings.     On August 4,1846, when...
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Life Story of Arthur Curtis Jolley b 1885

Life Story of Arthur Curtis Jolley b 1885
In the southern part of Utah in Kane County three small towns are located in the mile high valley called Long Valley, Mt. Carmel, Orderville and Glendale.  Mt. Carmel is to the south just a few miles north of the Mount Carmel junction off the U.S. 86 highway.  Those traveling in...
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Jacob Kautz Mary Ann (Walker) Kautz Their Story

Jacob Kautz Mary Ann (Walker) Kautz Their Story     Jacob Kautz was born in Ohio, in (1810-1890 ) no parents of record found.  There seemed to be several Kautz families in that area, and the older persons born in Germany. He married Mary Ann (Walker)[May 18,1817-July 19,1898] of Indiana in...
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Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Bebermeyer Mr. and Mrs. C. Bebermeyer (Henry Conrad and Mary Lucy) (Conrad and Mary) Fred Bebermeyer Their Story

Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Bebermeyer  Mr. and Mrs. C. Bebermeyer (Henry Conrad and Mary Lucy) (Conrad and Mary) Fred Bebermeyer Their Story       Henry Conrad Bebermeyer is listed as being born in Warren County, Missouri on January 6,1851. His parents are listed as Conrad Bebermeyer(1815 Lippe-Daltmal, Germany-1890 Warrenton, Mo.)...
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John Ernest “Johnnie” Bebermeyer His Story.

John Ernest “Johnnie” Bebermeyer His Story.        John Ernest Bebermeyer was born in Hamilton, Caldwell County Missouri to parents Henry Conrad and Mary Lucy (Ullmer) Bebermeyer on April 1, 1888. The family lived in Kingston, Caldwell County Missouri.  He was the fourth child of six born to Henry C....
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George Edward Bebermeyer His Story

George  Edward Bebermeyer His Story        George Edward Bebermeyer was born to parents Henry Conrad Bebermeyer and Mary Lucy (Ullner) Bebermeyer on June 25,1883, in Missouri.  At this point the family was still residing in Warren County, Missouri. George was the oldest son, and third child born to this...
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