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 John Milo Van Dorn

John Milo Van Dorn

Nebraska, USA
Death 4 Sep 1959 (aged 76)
Craig, Moffat County, Colorado, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot East Park_78_4
Memorial ID 154566 · View Source
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The Salt Lake Tribune
Monday, September 7, 1959
page 23


Craig, Colo. - Funeral services for John Milo Van Dorn, 76, former Salt Lake Tribune employe, are pending from 574 E. 1st South, Salt Lake City.

He died at his residence in Craig Friday at 7:30 p.m. following a stroke.

Mr. Van Dorn was born July 14, 1883, in Ponca, Neb., a son of Peter and Mary Beardshear VanDorn. He married Lillie D. Peterson Jan. 19, 1910, in Salt Lake City.

He came to Salt Lake in 1919 (sic) and started his career with The Tribune in 1921 as printer in the composing department.

In 1946 he moved to San Francisco, where he joined Schwabacher and Frei, a commercial printing firm. Following his retirement he moved to Craig.

Surviving, besides his widow, are 2 sons and 4 daughters, Carroll A. and Jack M. VanDorn, Mrs. Mary Calton, all of Salt Lake City; Mrs. Florence Rich, Schenectady, N.Y.; Mrs. Fern Jewkes, San Francisco, and Mrs. Georgean Ott, Walla Walla, Wash.; 17 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brother and sister.

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  • Maintained by: Don Shelley
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 154566
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Milo Van Dorn (14 Jul 1883–4 Sep 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 154566, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Don Shelley (contributor 47103546) .