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Ethel Myrl Peterson Brown
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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. 
Family links: 
  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)**
*Calculated relationship
Koosharem Cemetery
Sevier County
Utah, USA
Plot: 4-B-31
Maintained by: mackntosh
Originally Created by: Kel
Record added: Nov 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31096967
Ethel Myrl <i>Peterson</i> Brown
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Ethel Myrl <i>Peterson</i> Brown
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Ethel Myrl <i>Peterson</i> Brown
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