|Birth: ||Jul. 23, 1917|
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 1951|
North Pacific Union Gleaner
(Seventh Day Adventist Church)
College Place, Washington
February 11, 1952, page 7
STURDEVANT — Robert Malcolm Sturdevant was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., July 23, 1917, and died in Spokane, Wash., Dec. 19, 1951. In 1936, he came to the Northwest to attend Walla Walla College, and was graduated in 1942.
In August of 1942, he was married to Margaret Roberts, and their home was set up in the boys' dormitory at Yakima Valley Academy, Granger, Wash. The following year they moved to Oregon where both he and his wife assisted in evangelistic work. Following the effort at Grants Pass, they engaged in similar work at Falls City, Ore. and Eugene, Ore., till in 1946, Brother Sturdevant was called to connect with the Columbia Academy at Battleground, Wash., where he served as dean of boys for the next three years. In 1949, he was elected principal of Portland Union Academy in Portland, Ore., where he served for two years. In August of the present year, he was called to unite with the staff of the Upper Columbia Academy as science and mathematics instructor, in which capacity he was serving at the time of his sudden death.
Brother Sturdevant is survived by his wife Margaret, three children, Larry, Jimmy and Ann, and three brothers, Edwin Sturdevant of Casper, Wyo., Dr. Kenneth Sturdevant of Puyallup, Wash., and Gordon Sturdevant of Ardmore, Okla. Services were conducted by Elder W. C. Loveless and Elder Ray Alderson. Interment was made in the beautiful Fairmount Cemetery in Spokane.
Margaret J. Roberts Sturdevant (1920 - 1998)*
Fairmount Memorial Park
Plot: Lwn-8 Sec-9J Sp-2a
Created by: Bob Wilson
Record added: Jan 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103301058