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Robert Howard Cantonwine
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1928
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1997
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Robert Howard Cantonwine was the son of Alfred Shirley and Nellie M. (Bills) Cantonwine, the grandson of John D. and Addie (Guire) Cantonwine, the great-grandson of Jacob and Christena (Dilling) Cantonwine, and the great-great-grandson of Charles and Mary Magdalena (Scholl) Cantonwine.

Charles, the patriarch of the Cantonwine family, immigrated to America from Prussia in 1806, arriving in Philadelphia, Penn., aboard the ship Orlando. The ship's passenger list shows "Chr. Kuntentwine, single man." The name Kuntentwine later evolved to Cantonwine, and Charles appears to be the only surnamed Kuntentwine/Cantonwine to immigrate to America. Eight or so years after his arrival in Philadelphia, in about 1814, Charles married Mary Magdalena Scholl, daughter of Charles Jacob & Margaret (Fuhr) Scholl, in Bedford county, Pennsylvania.

Obituary
Salt Lake [SLC, Salt Lake, UT) Tribune, November 10, 1997, p. D5
Deceased Name: Robert Howard CANTONWINE
Robert Howard Cantonwine, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, loyal friend and gentle man, age 69, died Saturday, November 8, 1997, at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City. He was born April 21, 1928, to Alfred Shirley Cantonwine and Nellie Mae Bills in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Lillian Marie McComb on December 8, 1948, in Salt Lake City. On September 23, 1995, they were sealed for time and eternity in the St. George LDS Temple. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy, 1946-50. He worked as a mechanic at Salt Lake City Airport prior to his retirement in 1984 due to medical problems. Even through all his trials and illness, he continually showed love for his family and friends. He had the spirit of a giant and was an example to all who knew him. Survived by [nine] children . . . ; 28 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; [three] brothers and [one] sister . . . and many lifelong friends. Preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Ruth Miller. The family wishes to express their thanks to Dr. John Sanders for his 17 years of care and concern. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 12, 1997, at 10:30 a.m. at the Crosspointe Ward Chapel, 1325 West 5550 South, Taylorsville, Utah. Friends and family may call from 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Estates, 5850 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, and Wednesday one-half hour prior to services. Interment, Cedar City Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Alfred Shirley Cantonwine (1895 - 1959)
  Nellie Mae Bills Cantonwine (1900 - 1987)
 
 Children:
  Steven H Cantonwine (1949 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gail Shirley Cantonwine (1920 - 2005)*
  Merrill C. Cantonwine (1921 - 2008)*
  Delores Cantonwine Porter (1923 - 2004)*
  Ruth C Cantonwine Miller (1925 - 1972)*
  Robert Howard Cantonwine (1928 - 1997)
  Donald Gene Cantonwine (1929 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar City Cemetery
Cedar City
Iron County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Ann Koch
Record added: Oct 31, 2005
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Robert Howard Cantonwine
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Robert Howard Cantonwine
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Robert Howard Cantonwine
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- Ann Koch
 Added: Mar. 3, 2007
Thank you for your service to our country.
- Ann Koch
 Added: Mar. 3, 2007
I would appreciate being notified of any errors regarding this family member and also receiving any new information or headstone and family photographs.
- Ann Koch
 Added: Oct. 31, 2005
 
 
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