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 Myrtle Elizabeth <I>Forbush</I> Richards

Myrtle Elizabeth Forbush Richards

Birth
Union, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 20 Apr 1947 (aged 58)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 126178 · View Source
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Mrs. Myrtle Elizabeth Forbush Richards, 59, died Sunday at 5:35 a.m. in a Salt Lake hospital from complications resulting from a fall.
She had fallen down the steps of a neighbor's house 11 weeks ago, suffering serious injuries.
A Daughter of Hyrum Henry and Elizabeth Hackford Forbush, she was born Aug. 31, 1887 at Union. She had resided there until moving to Salt Lake City in 1944.
A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she was married to James Earl Richards in Union in 1907. They later were separated.
Survivors in addition to her mother of Salt Lake City include; 13 sons and daughters, Ivan Earl Richards, Mrs. Norma LaPointe and Miss Lois May Richards, all of Salt Lake City; James Allen, Harold and Wayne Elgin, all of Murray; Milan J. and Silas Gene Richards, both of Trona, Cal.; Howard Vaughn Richards, Midvale, Marvin George Richards, U. S. Merchant Marines, Dan Hyrum Richards and Mrs. Doris Beckstead, both of South Jordan; Miss Mildred Richards, San Diego; five brothers and sisters, Reuben, Raymond and Marvin Forbush, all of Union; Mrs. Belle Thompson and Mrs. Verda Rose, both of Salt Lake City and 15 grandchildren.
Salt Lake Tribune (UT) April 20, 1947.
(Obituary provided by Blaine & Elaine Berger)



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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126178
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Myrtle Elizabeth Forbush Richards (31 Aug 1888–20 Apr 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126178, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .