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 Kenneth Elmer Wright

Kenneth Elmer Wright

Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 21 Dec 1991 (aged 75)
Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 105-3-E-1
Memorial ID 136087 · View Source
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Son of Elmer Wright and Elizabeth Hamilton

Married Beth Young, 14 Sep 1942, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Married Evelyn Olive Meaker, 26 Dec 1946, Ventura, Ventura, California

Obituary - Kenneth Elmer Wright, 75, passed away Saturday, December 21, 1991, at his home. He was born May 13, 1916, in Salt Lake City, Utah, a son of Elmer and Lilly Hamilton Wright.

He graduated from Granite High School and attended two years at Utah State Agriculture College. He served a three year mission to Australia for the LDS Church. He served n the U.S. Navy during World War II. He moved to Chandler, Arizona, where he lived and worked as a jeweler for over twenty years.

He married Evelyn Olive Meaker, December 26, 1946, in the Mesa Arizona LDS Temple; later divorced.

At the time of his death he was an active High Priest in the Kaysville 3rd Ward.

He is survived by three sons and three daughters, Gary and wife, Denise Wright, Kaysville; Jeanette Hammon, Salt Lake City; Lee and wife, Kathy Wright, South Jordan; Trudy Knowlton and Terry Evans, both of Midvale; Jon Ken Wright, San Diego, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; two brothers and four sisters, Sherm Wright, Redmond, Oregon; Owen Wright, Ruth Faust, Helen Bennion, Isabell Kirkham, Jenny Erekson, all Salt Lake City.

He will be remembered by his family and friends as a man who loved his family and fellowman.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 30, 1991, 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 400 North Main St., where friends may call one hour prior to services.

Interment: Kaysville City Cemetery.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 136087
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth Elmer Wright (13 May 1916–21 Dec 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136087, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .