|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1904|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 1996|
G. Eugene England Sr.
George Eugene England, 92, passed away April 21, in Logan, Utah.
He was born March 12, 1904, in Moreland, Idaho to George William England and Martha Jane Hatch England. He married Dora Rose Hartvigsen October 5, 1932, in the Logan LDS Tempe.
As a young man, he served a mission to the Southern States and later served a stake mission. During a full life of church service, he was Sunday School Superintendent, Counselor in the Downey, Idaho Ward Bishopric, Salt Lake City Hillside Stake High Counselor, President of the North Central States Mission (1954-1957), Counselor in the Salt Lake Temple Presidency and President of the London Temple (1964-1966). He served on the Church Genealogical Committee and was a sealer in the Salt Lake Temple for 23 years.
While serving as a guide at the Salt Lake Temple Visitor's Center in the early 1970's, he helped develop, with William Bradshaw, the Family to Family Book of Mormon project by which LDS Church members sent millions of copies, with personal testimonies included, to be given by missionaries to people around the world.
He attended school in Moreland and graduated from Arimo High School. He was a graduateof USU (AC) with honors in Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Zeta. He taught school in Downey, Idaho, where he was also the Seminary Principal.
From early in his life, he felt a special responsibility to help the gospel be preached to native peoples of North and South America and Polynesia. To this end he and his wife, Dora, gave generously of their resources thoughout their lives together.
He was a farmer, a teacher, a fisherman, a golfer and a businessman. He is survived by one son G. Eugene England, Jr. (wife Charlotte), Provo, Utah; and one daughter Ann Christine (last name left out for now)(husband Duane), Smithfield, Utah; in whose loving care he spent the last 4 1/2 years of his life.
Also surviving are 11 grandchildren; (Info on grandchildren left out for now) 20 great grandchildren. Also surviving is one brother, Rex England, and one sister, Mrs. John R. Elcock (Georgia).
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dora Rose Harvigsen England; two sisters, Mrs. Eral Henderson (Ruby), and Mrs. James Lowe (Oriole); and one brother, Miles England.
Bishop Dennis Dispain will conduct funeral services to be held at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, on Saturday, April 27, at 12 noon. There will be a viewing one hour preceding the services. Burial will be at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 Highland Drive.
George William England (1880 - 1968)
Martha Jane Hatch England (1883 - 1955)
Dora Rose Hartvigsen England (1909 - 1995)*
George Eugene England (1933 - 2001)*
Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Maintained by: Burnt Almond Fudge
Originally Created by: unknown
Record added: Apr 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19024003