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 George Emerson McNees

George Emerson McNees

Birth
Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado, USA
Death 17 May 1993 (aged 82)
Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot B-29-011-04 DDT
Memorial ID 33338 · View Source
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(From the Deseret News, May 19, 1993)

George Emerson McNees, 82 of Orem, died Monday, May 17, 1993 at his home.

He was born April 11, 1911 in Fort Morgan, Colorado, a son of Frank Emerson and Minnie Ora Roberts McNees. He married Clara McKnight in Washington. There were the parents of George E. McNees, Jr., Everett Wash.; Delores Wagoner, Snohomish, Wash.; and Carol McNees, Ketchikan, Alaska. They were later divorced.

On January 6, 1945, he married Beth Kirk Fenton in Pleasant Grove, Utah; she preceded him in death in 1984. Step sons are Darrel Fenton (Cleta), Longmont, Colo.; Thomas Fenton (Jan), St. George; Samuel Fenton (deceased) (Margie), Orem. Their children are Mrs. Richard (Georgia Ann) Scott, Portland, Oregon; John McNees (Lisa), Chubbock, Idaho; and Jay McNees (deceased).
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He married Mildred Jessie Ethington Millett on October 11, 1986 in Provo, Utah. Children are stepsons, Howard Millett (Christine), and Ronald Millett (Rhonda), both of Orem; Charles Millett (Melinda) Renton, Washington; Douglas Millett (Karen), Mesa, Ariz.

George was a master electrician, retiring from Kennecott Copper and later from United Concrete. He was an avid reader and loved flowers and gardening. He spent many years as a volunteer for the Pleasant Grove Fire Dept. He was a member of the LDS Church, living in the Orem Canyon View 8th Ward.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beth, and a sister, Robbie Barrett. He is survived by his wife, Mildred of Orem; a sister, Grace Cruver, Desert Hot Springs, Calif.; his children, step children, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be Friday, 10 a.m., at the Orem Canyon View 8th Ward, 575 East 800 North, Orem. Friends may call Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 500 South at 300 East, Pleasant Grove, or Friday at the church, one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Brenda
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33338
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Emerson McNees (11 Apr 1911–17 May 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33338, citing Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Brenda (contributor 47111878) .