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Elmer Howard Brunson
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1897
Woods Cross
Davis County
Utah, USA
Death: May 11, 1951
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

1951 Utah Death Certificate
Injuries from a fall

Elmer Howard Brunson age 54
Boilermaker at Keys Tank Company

1900 Census South Precinct, Davis, Utah
Hyrum Brunson 32, day laborer
Clarissa Brunson 30,
Edith Brunson 7
D Carl Brunson 4
Elmer H Brunson 3
H Earl Brunson 1
Harvey Brunson 17, brother
Living next to Betsey J Howard

1910 Census South Bountiful, Utah
Hyrum Brunson 42, brickmaker
Clarissa Ann Brunson 40
Daniel C Brunson 15, brickmaker
Elmer H Brunson 13
Hyrum M Brunson 11
Beatrice Brunson 9
Clarissa Brunson 8
Ardella Brunson 6
Living in own home

WWI QM2 U S Navy

Soldiers Woods Cross
Elmer Howard Brunson will return today to San Diego, Calif., after having been home on a ten-day furlough. He believes he will probably be mustered out of the service by about March. His brother, Hyrum E. Brunson , who is at Camp Funston with the 20th Inf., is expected to arrive home soon.
Davis County Clipper 1918-12-13, page 1.

1920 Census South Bountiful, Utah
Hyrum Brunson 52, blacksmith, railroad
Clarissa A Brunson 49
Elmer H Brunson 23
Hyrum E Brunson 21
Clarissa Brunson 18
Ardella Brunson 15
Own home on Main Street
February 10th
Next door Betsy J Howard

1920 Married: Ogden, Weber, Utah
Ethel Eliza Pedersen (twin)
16 April 1920

1930 Census Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois
Elmer Brunson 32, truck driver oil company
Ethel Brunson 29
Allison Brunson 9
June L Brunson 7
Fay A Brunson 3 years 9 months
Renting at 2134 Kishwaukee Street

1940 Census Salt Lake City, Utah ED30-66
Elmer Brunson 42, boilermaker, copper mining
Ethel Brunson 39, born Idaho
June Brunson 17, born California
Patricia Brunson 8, born Illinois
Own home, 2407 Green Street

1951 Death Notice: Salt Lake City
Plant Worker Succumbs From Fall Injuries

Elmer H Brunson, 54, Woods Cross boilermaker, died Friday afternoon after falling from a scaffolding at the Utah Oil Refining Co. Plant.

After being taken to a Salt Lake City hospital, Mr Brunson died about 6:45 p.m. Attending physicians said he died of a skull fracture and punctued lung.

Details of the accident were sketchy. There were no witnesses to the fall. The man's co-workers called for a private ambulance and reported that the fall didn't seem serious.

Fell From Scaffold
At the hospital, shortly before his death, the victim told doctors he had fallen from a scaffold. Hugh M Thompson, plant chief engineer, said Mr Brunson was a worker for Keyes Tank Co., a Provo concern which has been working on a contract for Utoco.

Police had report of the fall.

Elmer Howard Brunson was born Jan 6, 1897, at Woods Cross, a son of Hyrum and Clarissa Ann Howard Brunson. He married Ethyl Pederson April 16, 1920, in Ogden. The marriage was later solumnized in the Salt Lake temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

World War I Veteran
A veteran of Workd War I, he had served in navy aviation. He was a member of Boilermakers local union 182. He also was a member of the Seventies quorum at Val Verde L D S ward.

Survivors include his widow, Woods Cross; three daughters: Mrs John A [Allison] Patterson, Mrs K V [June Loraine] Larsen, and Mrs Dean R [Patricia J] Hepworth, all of Salt Lake City; five grandchildren; his father, Midvale, and four sisters: Mrs Theodore Anderson, Mrs Clarissa Anderson, Mrs John Pennman, all of Salt Lake City, and Miss Edith Brunson, Provo.
Utah; The Salt Lake Telegram;
Saturday Evening, May 12 1951, Page 8.

1951 Funeral Woods Cross, Utah
(Special) Fall Victim's Rites Slated
Funeral services for Elmer H Brunson, 54, Woods Cross boilermaker who died Friday after falling from a scaffold at Utah Oil Refining Co.'s plant in North Salt Lake, will be conducted here Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Services for Mr Brunson, who died in a Salt Lake hospital Friday at 5 p.m. about two hours after his fall, will be conducted at the Orchard ward chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at Woods Cross, by C Wallace Rollings, bishop of Vall Verde ward.

Friends may call at 260 E South Temple in Salt Lake City Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday at the residence of Edward F Pedersen at Woods Cross from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Bountiful City cemetery.
Utah; The Salt Lake Telegram,
Monday Evening, May 14, 1951, Page 14.

Four daughters:
Allison Brunson Patterson, born California
June Lorraine Brunson Larsen, born California
Fay Arlene Brunson, age 11 years, 9 months
Patricia Jean Brunson Hepworth

Edith Brunson 1893-1967
William Lewis Brunson 1894-1898
Daniel Carl Brunson 1895-1918
Hyrum Earl Brunson 1899-1937
Beatrice Brunson 1900-1980
Clarissa Brunson 1902-1989
Ardella Brunson 1904-1980

Gdson: Bruce Elmer Hepworth 1953-1990 AZ
SonIL John Albert Patterson 1918-2004 UT

Family links: 
  Hyrum Brunson (1867 - 1951)
  Clarissa Ann Howard Brunson (1870 - 1935)
  Ethel Eliza Pedersen Romrell (1900 - 1991)*
  Allison Ethel Brunson Patterson (1921 - 2014)*
  June Brunson Larsen (1922 - 2005)*
  Fay Arline Brunson (1926 - 1938)*
  Patricia Jean Brunson Hepworth (1931 - 2010)*
  Edith Brunson (1893 - 1968)*
  William Lewis Brunson (1894 - 1898)*
  Daniel Carl Brunson (1895 - 1918)*
  Elmer Howard Brunson (1897 - 1951)
  Hyrum Earl Brunson (1899 - 1937)*
  Beatrice Brunson Anderson (1900 - 1980)*
  Clarissa Brunson Mellen (1902 - 1989)*
  Ardella Brunson Penman (1904 - 1980)*
*Calculated relationship
Bountiful Memorial Park
Davis County
Utah, USA
Plot: B-10-41-3
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Originally Created by: RememberThem
Record added: Sep 26, 2010
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Elmer Howard Brunson
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- Born Woods Cross, Davis, Utah.
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- U S Navy Aviation.
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- WWI QM2 U S Navy Aviation
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