|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1917|
|Death: ||Jan. 28, 2006|
Myrtle Jenny Baumgartner passed away peacefully at her home with her family Saturday morning, January 28, 2006 at the age of 88. She was born April 15, 1917 to Rachel and Frederick Swenson in Bismarck, N.D. and was married to Peter Baumgartner who died in 1970. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers and three sisters. Myrtle is survived by her children, Rachel-Rae (Von) Riser, Frederick, Peter (Elizabeth), Kenneth (Lynne), nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and three great great- grandchildren. Myrtle and her husband traveled the country with the country-music band, "Curley Boyd and the Dakota Cowboys". She then settled in Oakland, California in 1951 and her last move was to Brigham City in 1977. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school and enjoyed attending the women's retreats and church conventions. She was also active in Newcomers, CMC Tuesday School, ESA Sorority, Explorers Bible Study, the Acts IV Soup Kitchen, and the Box Elder Community Pantry. She also attended Brigham City Bible Church where she had many friends. The family would like to thank Alpine Hospice and Dr. Markeson for helping make her comfortable in her final illness. A special thanks goes to her many friends that visited her regularly, the Tuesday lunch bunch and the Monday and Friday card group. God bless you all! In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in her memory to the Box Elder Community Pantry, 272 North 200 West, Brigham City, Utah 84302. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 750 East 100 South, Brigham City, UT. Friends may call on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at the Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.
Note: Although the obituary has her middle name as "Jenny," the headstone has it as "Jennie."
Brigham City Cemetery
Box Elder County
Created by: Burt
Record added: Sep 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21313137