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Arthur Benjamin Ekker
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Birth: May 25, 1911
Hanksville
Wayne County
Utah, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1978
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA

Owner of Robber's Roost. Robert Redford gave the Eulogy at his funeral service.

Arthur Ekker, 67, lifelong cattle rancher and for 40 years the owner of the historic Robber's Roost, died July 25, 1978 at St Mary's Hospital, Grand Junction, after suffering a heart attack. He was born May 25 1911 in Hanksville to Cornelius and Edna Gibbons Ekker. He married Hazel Biddlecome on Feb 1929, in Price. She died Jan 9 1969, and on March 28, 1970, he married Lela Wilcox Anderson in Las Vegas, Nevada. She survives. Survivors are Eddyjo Ekker, A.C. Ekker, Green River, Isaac Emge Ekker died shortly thereafter in Richfield 1942. Arthur was a master mason and long-time member of Orient Lodge No. 15, F&AM, Green River, and was also an active member of the Southeastern Utah Cattlemen's Association. by vergene rhoton walker
 
 
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 Parents:
  Cornelius Ekker (1884 - 1952)
  Edna ( Robison & Phillips) Gibbons Ekker (1891 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Hazel Emge Biddlecome Ekker (1910 - 1969)
 
 Children:
  Isaac Emge Ekker (1942 - 1942)*
  A.C. Arthur Cornelius Ekker (1945 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Harold Cornelius Ekker (1908 - 1991)*
  Horace Edward Ekker (1909 - 1993)*
  Arthur Benjamin Ekker (1911 - 1978)
  Charles Riter Ekker (1913 - 1997)*
  Reba Geneal Ekker Bennett (1914 - 1992)*
  Darys Frederick Ekker (1916 - 2002)*
  Glen Stoddard Ekker (1919 - 2003)*
  Julia Marie Ekker Cheskaty (1922 - 2015)*
  Bruce Herbert Ekker (1924 - 2009)*
  Jesse Gibbons Ekker (1926 - 1999)*
  Teddy Cornelius Ekker (1931 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elgin Cemetery
Elgin
Grand County
Utah, USA
Plot: Elgin City Cemetery , ED_43_7
 
Created by: Lucy
Record added: Jun 08, 2009
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Arthur Benjamin Ekker
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Arthur Benjamin Ekker
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Arthur Benjamin Ekker
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- Sharon
 Added: Aug. 24, 2013

- LFB
 Added: Mar. 29, 2011
Not lost to memory! Not lost to love! But gone to our Father's house above!
- Darlene T.
 Added: Aug. 13, 2010
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