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LuRea E Sharp Kartchner
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1896
Franklin County
Idaho, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1995
Weber County
Utah, USA

Her Civil Service records (201 File) indicated that the highest level of education was the 8th Grade (confirmed by death certificate).

As work experience, she listed that she helped Alvin in his Blacksmithing business and between Jan 1943-July 1943, she worked at the USArmy Quatermaster General Warehouse in Ogden [ID# E-1649] as a Packer/Stenciler. They also revealed that she occasionally worked as a seasonal employee [for 3-6 months, in 1943, 1945, 1946 & 1948] as either a 'Turkey Plucker" or a 'Tomato Sorter/Packer".

Death Certificate #143-95-007735, Utah State Division of Health [filed 15 Sept 1995] revealed the causes of death and indicated that her remains were removed and prepared by Linquist Ogden Mortuary, Ogden, UT on 14 Sept 1995. [Nolan Kartchner, son, listed as informant].


Obituary - LuRea S. Kartchner

OGDEN - LuRea S. Kartchner, 99, died Sunday, September 10, 1995 at a local care center of incident to age.

She was born February 2. 1896 in Riverdale, Idaho, a daughter of James E. and Melissa Ellsworth Sharp.

She married Alvin Ernest Kartchner on June 6, 1916 in Logan. Their marriage was later soleminized in the Logan LDS Temple. He died January 28,1976.

She lived in Riverdale, Idaho, Preston, Idaho, Lewiston, Utah and in Ogden.

She was an active member of the LDS Church having held several positions.

Mrs. Kartchner retired from Hill Air Force Base.

Surviving are four sons and one daughter, Alvin H. and Carmel Kartchner, Hemet, CA; Delmar I. Kartchner, Paramount, CA; Richard and Eunis Kartchner, Modesto, CA; Nolan and Karen Kartchner, Ogden; Carol (Lynn) Sharp, Ogden; 24 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and 20 great great grandchildren.

Also surviving is one brother Arlin Sharp, Logan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, three sisters and one son, Kenneth Kartchner.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3405 Washington Blvd, with Branch President Blaine C. Phillips officiating. Friends may call at the mortuary on Thursday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Internment, Richmond Cemetery. Many thanks to the staff and nurses at the Washington Terrace Nursing Center.

[Ogden Standard-Examiner, Tuesday 12 September 1995]

Children :
Alvin H. 1917-2004
Rubin S. 1918-1918
Richard W. 1919-2004
Delmar I. 1921-2002
Kenneth A. 1923-1995,
Erma K. 1924-1924
Arill L. 1926-1926
Nolan J. 1928-
Joan 1930-1930
Carol 1934-2001.

Five of their children are buried in the same lot as Alvin and LuRea - four that died shortly after birth at the foot of their joint grave marker: Rubin S., Erma K., Arill L. and Joan.

Their last born child, Carol is buried right next to them -her stone (possibly Plot: 55/1/W/3] indicates that she died in 2001 [her internment is listed as Carol Sharp Kartchner].
Family links: 
  James Irven Sharp (1866 - 1939)
  Elizabeth Mellissia Ellsworth Sharp (1867 - 1938)
  Alvin Ernest Kartchner (1891 - 1976)*
  Richard Warren Kartchner (1915 - 2004)*
  Alvin Howard Kartchner (1917 - 2004)*
  Rubin S Kartchner (1918 - 1918)*
  Delmar Irvin Kartchner (1921 - 2002)*
  Kenneth Artell Kartchner (1923 - 1995)*
  Erma K Kartchner (1924 - 1924)*
  Ariel LeRoy Kartchner (1926 - 1926)*
  Joan Kartchner (1930 - 1930)*
  Carol Kartchner Sharp (1934 - 2001)*
  Lester Irvin Sharp (1889 - 1973)*
  LuRea E Sharp Kartchner (1896 - 1995)
  Renold Joseph Sharp (1898 - 1968)*
  Arlond Edgar Sharp (1901 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Richmond City Cemetery
Cache County
Utah, USA
Plot: 55/1/W 2
Created by: Kartchner Brothers
Record added: Jan 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46357430
LuRea E <i>Sharp</i> Kartchner
Added by: Kartchner Brothers
LuRea E <i>Sharp</i> Kartchner
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LuRea E <i>Sharp</i> Kartchner
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