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 Betty <I>Bollan</I> Fossen

Betty Bollan Fossen

Ozark County, Missouri, USA
Death 10 Nov 1977 (aged 65)
Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot K, 48, 2
Memorial ID 132227 · View Source
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The Salt Lake Tribune
Saturday, November 12, 1977
page D3


Midvale - Betty Bollan Fossen, 65, 121 First Avenue, died Nov. 10, 1977; at home.
Born Dec. 29, 1911, Grabell, Missouri, to William and Effie Thomas Bollan. Married Paul Ray, August, 1924; later divorced. Married Charles Fossen, Oct. 24, 1943, Ely, Nevada. Member, Baptist Church. Former co-owners and operators of Fossen Cleaners in Midvale.
Survivors: husband; daughter, Mrs. Walter (Naoma) Elliott, Olathe, Kan.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, brothers, Mrs. Paul (LaNeve) Ghezzi, Dolores, Colo.; Mrs. Jessie (Lillie) Little, Bill, both Olathe, Kan.; Mrs. George (Yvonne) Knox, Claremont, Calif.; Mrs. Clarence (Darlene) Wicker, Lebanon, Mo.; Fred, Montrose, Colo.; Everett, Eureka, Calif.
Funeral services Monday, 11 a.m., Goff Mortuary Chapel, 8090 So. State, where friends may call Sunday, 6-8 p.m., and Monday, prior to services. Burial, Midvale City Cemetery.
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Freelove Ray (!)
Birth Year: abt 1911
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Missouri
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Homemaker?: Yes
Home in 1930: Newton, Harvey, Kansas
Street address: Old Main
Ward of City: Second
House Number in Cities or Towns: 421
House Number: 421
Dwelling Number: 78
Family Number: 86
Age at First Marriage: 13
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Able to Speak English: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Paul Ray 24
Freelove Ray 19
Naomia B Ray 3 [3 8/12]
Lester C Ray 2 [2 4/12]

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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 132227
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Betty Bollan Fossen (29 Dec 1911–10 Nov 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 132227, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .