|Birth: ||Mar. 6, 1907|
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 2001|
Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT) - January 9, 2001
Deceased Name: Obituary: Gladys Burnham
BOUNTIFUL-- Gladys Louise Hesser Burnham, 93, passed away in Bountiful, Utah on Sunday, January 7, 2001 after a long wonder-ful life.
She was the oldest daughter of Claude Henry Hesser and Daisy Dorety, born March 6, 1907 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Gladys married Louis Earl Burnham on June 15, 1930. They had three children, Don E. Burnham, Claudia Louise Burnham Scoffield (deceased) and Craig H. Burnham.
She attended schools in Bountiful, Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, Rigby, Idaho, and Logan, Utah where she graduated from Utah State University in Education. She taught school at Bountiful Jr. High (then it was South Davis Jr. High). She belonged to various clubs, Flora Dell, Utah Poetry Society, National Pen Women, and the League of Utah Writers. She was the last living charter member of the Bountiful Fine Arts Guild. She was a well known and gifted Bountiful Poetess and won many poetry contests and her work was published in many magazines and newspapers. She was a member of the Christian Science Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, who died in 1965, her parents, one sister, Helen Hesser Johnson, her daughter, and one great-grandchild.
Survived by her two sons, Don E. and Hilda, Craig and Dottie; one sister, Dorothy Johnson of Arizona; nine grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
The family wishes to thank all those who gave her wonderful care at Rocky Mountain Care Center in Bountiful, especially these last few weeks of her life and Dr. Henry Klein who also cared for her.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 2001 at 12 noon at the Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, where friends may call 10:30-11:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment, Bountiful City Cemetery.
We will all miss you our darling mother and grandmother.
Thank you for your life and love.
Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT)
Date: January 9, 2001
Claude Henry Hesser (1874 - 1954)
Daisy Edna Dorety Hesser (1881 - 1953)
Louis Earl Burnham (1886 - 1965)
Claudia Louise Burnham Scoffield (1936 - 1959)*
Note: Burial: Jan. 10, 2001
Bountiful Memorial Park
Created by: Robert Steven Ramsey
Record added: Apr 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68979267
Thank you for your poetry.|
Added: Dec. 30, 2012