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William Jones Pyper

Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA
Death 17 Jan 1973 (aged 66)
Elko, Elko County, Nevada, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Plot A_166_3_2
Memorial ID 140057 · View Source
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William Jones Pyper, 66, Wells, died Wednesday in an Elko hospital.
A native of Nephi, he was born May 12, 1906 to Robert Gardner and Martha Ann Jones Pyper. He married Wilma Bjelke on June 21, 1933 in Manti and the marriage was solemnized later in the Manti Temple.
He was a retired fireman and engineer for Southern Pacific Transportation Co. Active in the LDS church, he served as YMMIA superintendent and president of Humboldt Stake High Priests quorum.
Survivors include his widow; one son, Dr. James W. Pyper, Livermore, Calif., seven grandchildren; one brother and two sisters, Alex Pyper and Mrs. Hilda Hansen, both of Wells, and Mrs. Marion Memmott, Nephi.
The Herald January 19, 1973

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 140057
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