Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Becksteads in:
 • Sandy City Cemetery
 • Sandy
 • Salt Lake County
 • Utah
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Myrtle Beth Curtis Beckstead
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 27, 1917
Sevier County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 2009
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Beth Curtis Beckstead was born Saturday, October 27, 1917 in Aurora, Utah to Earl Jabez Curtis and Myrtle Sheba Jensen.

She married Kenneth Harrison Beckstead on November 3, 1944 in Evanston, Wyoming; the marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Kenneth preceded her in death on January 4, 1978.

Beth was a member of the DUP for many years. She was an active member of the LDS Church and especially enjoyed serving in the Primary and Relief Society. Beth's roses were her pride and joy.

She passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 of natural causes at the age of 91 years old. She resided at 652 East Locust Street (8890 South) in Sandy, Utah at the time of her death.

Beth left to cherish her memory her daughter, Sharon Stewart (Robert); daughter-in-law, Connie Tilson; grandchildren, Diane Humison (Ben), Colleen Humphrey (Terry), Robert Beckstead (Carol), Ilene Kelstrom (Curtis), Todd Stewart (Laurie), Jill Diemert (Tom), Brad Stewart (Lora); 15 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; three great-great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Garr Curtis, Paul Curtis (AnnaLou); brother-in-law, Robert Ricker; also survived by Gary Curtis, a special, caring nephew. She was preceded in death by her husband; son, Robert; sister, Madge Ricker; sister-in-law, Faye Curtis.

Funeral Services were held on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. in the Mount Jordan Ward Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 8950 South 400 East in Sandy, Utah. Calling hours were held at the Church prior to the services on Saturday from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.
Beth was laid to rest following the conclusion of the Funeral Services at the Sandy City Cemetery in Sandy, Utah.
Family links: 
  Earl Jabez Curtis (1890 - 1979)
  Myrtle Sheba Jensen Curtis (1896 - 1996)
  Kenneth Harrison Beckstead (1918 - 1978)*
  Myrtle Beth Curtis Beckstead (1917 - 2009)
  Wayne J. Curtis (1920 - 1920)*
  Earl Garr Curtis (1921 - 2013)*
  Donna June Curtis (1924 - 1924)*
  Madge Curtis Ricker (1925 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Sandy City Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: D-1-92-2
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Mar 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35201648
Myrtle Beth <i>Curtis</i> Beckstead
Added by: Ryan D. Curtis
Myrtle Beth <i>Curtis</i> Beckstead
Added by: JMorr
Myrtle Beth <i>Curtis</i> Beckstead
Added by: JMorr
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Grand daughter of Josephina Brighamina Anderson and Hans Jensen
- Max Grant Anderson
 Added: Dec. 14, 2010
Rest in Peace
- Kathy Burpo Woodworth
 Added: May. 18, 2009
- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Mar. 26, 2009

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED