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 Adletta “Letta” <I>Snell</I> Boice

Adletta “Letta” Snell Boice

Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 26 Aug 1961 (aged 86)
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Burial Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Memorial ID 100015360 · View Source
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Father: Rufus Phillips Snell
Mother: Ellen Celesta Hillman Snell

Spouse 1: John Hans Paulson
Spouse 2: Benjamin Franklin Boice

Letta had 2 children with John Paulson: Celesta Paulson Kunde and John Snell Paulson, he died in infancy.

Pioneer Utah
Family Member
Passes in Reno

Mrs. Letta Boice of 435 Riverside Drive died at her home this morning after a lengthy illness.

A member of a pioneer Utah family, she was born in Spanish Fork, Utah, Feb. 14, 1875, daughter of the late Rufus and Ellen (Hillman) Snell. Her father's family crossed the plains into Utah in 1854, and her mother's family in 1853.

Prior to coming to Reno, Mrs. Boice and her husband, the late B.F. Boice operated cattle ranches in Southern Montana for many years.

She has lived in Reno for the past 20 years.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Celesta Kunde of Reno with whom she made her home; three brothers, George A. Snell of Townsend, Mont.; Dr. Heber C. Snell of Logan, Utah and William H. Snell of Provo, Utah. She also leaves numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Walton Funeral Home.

-Source: Reno Evening Gazette, 26 Aug. 1961; transcribed by Annie Duckett Hundley.

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  • Created by: Annie Duckett Hundley
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100015360
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adletta “Letta” Snell Boice (14 Feb 1875–26 Aug 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100015360, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Annie Duckett Hundley (contributor 47394373) .