Ellis Fernando Chamberlain


Ellis Fernando Chamberlain

Circleville, Piute County, Utah, USA
Death 22 Dec 1958 (aged 75)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Circleville, Piute County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 31114769 View Source

Ellis Fernando CHAMBERLAIN

Former Postmaster In Circleville Dies December 22

Circleville--Funeral services for Ellis Fernando Chamberlain, 76, former postmaster of Circleville, were held in the Circleville Ward chapel Saturday at 1 p.m. Mr. Chamberlain died Dec. 22 in Salt Lake City of natural causes.

Bishop Arthur Gottfredson conducted the services. Prelude and postlude music was played by Sondra Horton. The prayer at the home was offered by Hugh Chamberlain. D.L. Fullmer offered the invocation and James L. Whittaker gave the benediction.

Music was from a quartet, composed of Harold Gottfredson, Dirk Blackwell, Bill Horton and Carling Allen. Bill Horton and Charlene Dalton sang a duet. Speakers were Nellie Fullmer and Bishop Gottfredson.

Burial was in the Circleville cemetery where the grave was dedicated by Israel Chamberlain. Arrangements were through the Neal S. Magleby Mortuary, Richfield.

Mr. Chamberlain was well known in athletic circles. While at Brigham Young University he was a star athlete. He coached at Murdock Academy in Beaver and was Circleville postmaster 23 years. While in Piute County, Mr. Chamberlain was potato inspector for the Department of Agriculture and was active in other civic and church affairs.

His wife is Ina F. Chamberlain (1890-1963) Survivors include his widow and the following sons and daughters: Wayne, Roe and Mrs. Merle Hooper, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Athanese Dalton, Circleville; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Karl, Denver, Colo.; three sisters, Mrs. Isabelle Adams, Mrs. Mary Baker, Salt Lake City, and Mrs. Bertha Flygare, Lehi.

(Richfield Reaper, 1 January 1959)

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