|Birth: ||Feb. 14, 1888|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1962|
Death Claims Utah's '55 Top Mother
KOOSHAREM —Mrs. Ethel Myrl Brown, 73, Utah Mother of the Year in 1955 and a Salt Lake Tribune correspondent for 25 years, died of a heart ailment Sunday at her home here.
SHE WAS BORN Feb. 14, 1888, a daughter of Frands T. and Ingar Nelson Peterson in Koosharem, and was married May 17, 1905, in Richfield to David A. Brown. The marriage was solemnized in -the Manti Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, on their golden wedding anniversary in 1955. Mr. Brown died Oct. 16, 1958.
FIRST CAPTAIN of Cedar Grove Camp, daughters of Utah Pioneers, Mrs. Brown also was a member of the Singing Mothers of Koosharem and an active LDS Relief Society worker.
SURVIVORS INCLUDE three sons and five daughters: Grant Brown, Koosharem; Dr. Royal L. Brown, Riverside, Calif.; Dr. .Calvin R. Brown, Covina, Calif.; Mrs. Marvin (Ruby) Bradfield, Fortuha, Calif.; Mrs. Glen (Crystal) Baker, Provo; Mrs. Jack (Beryl) Dorland, Terrytown, N.Y.; Mrs. Phillip (Hazel) Gunderson, Phoenix, Ariz.; and Mrs. Eugene (Shirley) Allen, Lyman, Wayne County; 28 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL SERVICES will be conducted in Koosharem LDS Ward Chapel Thursday at 1 p.m. Friends may call at Springer Mortuary Wednesday from noon to 3 p.m. and at the family home until Thursday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Koosharem Cemetery.
Source: Salt Lake Tribune January 10, 1962
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Married David Alma Brown, May 17, 1904
Children: Alma Grant, Francis Georgia, Royal Lee (103527625), Ruby Castina (33550053), Thelma Blanche, Crystal Myrl (120080785), Lilian Byrl, Hazel Berdean, George Hugh, Calvin Reed (105449755), and Shirley Joy.
Frands Peter Petersen (1851 - 1900)
Inger Kjarstena Peterson (1857 - 1928)
David Alma Brown (1883 - 1958)
Alma Grant Brown (1905 - 1973)*
Francis Georgia Brown (1907 - 1907)*
Thelma Blanch Brown (1912 - 1912)*
Lillian Byrl Brown Dorland (1915 - 2005)*
Hazel Brown Gunderson (1919 - 2011)*
George Hugh Brown (1921 - 1940)*
Shirley Joy Brown Allen (1931 - 2006)*
Frands Peter Peterson (1873 - 1957)*
John Erastus Peterson (1877 - 1949)*
Castina Rosina Peterson Hatch (1879 - 1902)*
Dorinda Dorcas Peterson Scorup (1881 - 1958)*
Clara Lillian Peterson Rosenvall (1884 - 1930)*
Ethel Myrl Peterson Brown (1888 - 1962)
Mary Francis Peterson Laws (1892 - 1972)**
Esther Marie Peterson Earl (1894 - 1971)**
Henry Eugene Peterson (1894 - 1966)**
Louise Peterson Earl (1898 - 1974)**
Annie Lorine Peterson (1900 - 1900)**
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Record added: Nov 02, 2008
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