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Lester Edwin Curtis
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1901
Wyoming, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1930
Carbon County
Utah, USA

Lester Edwin Curtis married Pearl Curtis (Johnston) on October 30, 1922 in Boise, Idaho. They were the parents of a son, Glen Lester Curtis.

Lester was killed, along with three of his brothers-in-law, in a coal mining accident.

Utah Rites On Wednesday Mark Farewells of Widows

PRICE, Utah, March 10-(AP)- Two double funerlas, each of them marking the farewells of two women for loved ones lost in the explosion Saturday evening in the Peerless Coal company's mine, are to be held here this week.

Services for Clement and Dan Turner, sons of Mrs. Clara Truner, have been set for 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in a mortuary here, and those of William and Lester Curtis are to be held in another undertaking chapel here.

William Curtis was a son fo Mrs. Turner by a former marriage and Lester Curtis was the husband of her daughter. Lester Curtis is survived by his widow and four children.

Five lives were lost in the explosion, believed to have followed the ignition of a gas pocket by an electric spark from a coal cutting machine. Eight others escaped, two of them having been severely burned.
-Ogden Standard Examiner, March 10, 1930


PRICE-March 13- (AP)- Quadruple funeral services were held at the Latter-day Saints tabernacle here Wednesday for four of the victimes of the New Peerless mine disaster. Dan Turner, Clement Turner and Will curtis, sons of Mrs. Clara Turner, and Lester Curtis, the woman's son-in-law, received last rites together.
-Ogden Standard Examiner, March 13, 1930 
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  Pearl Curtis Bauer (1895 - 1976)*
*Calculated relationship
Price City Cemetery
Carbon County
Utah, USA
Plot: 1-E-129-53
Created by: L. Finley
Record added: May 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52958282
Lester Edwin Curtis
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- L. Finley
 Added: Jun. 19, 2010

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