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 James Harold Burgon, Sr

James Harold Burgon, Sr

Birth
West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 18 Oct 1997 (aged 85)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 34419 · View Source
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J. Harold Burgon


J. Harold Burgon, age 85, passed away peacefully at home on October 18, 1997.

Born May 11, 1912 in West Jordan, Utah to Ernest L. and Alice Shulsen Burgon. Married Emma May Steadman on March 2, 1933 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Harold attended Jordan High School, worked as a welder and retired from Lang Wayne Equipment. Former employee of Remington Arms and Quality Oil Company. Active member of LDS church serving in the bishopric, MIA, Athletic Director, with his wife in the Milwaukee Wisconsin Mission from 1982-83 and three stake missions. Harold loved working with youth along with serving as a Jordan River and Salt Lake Temple worker.

Survived by wife; daughters, Marjorie (Gale) Palmer, Murray; Pamela (Lee) Rugg, Draper; Marjatta Malkonen, Finland; 19 grand-children, one serving a mission in the Dominican Republic; 24 great-grand-children; sisters, Rela Ackerman, Marquita Halvorsen, Billie (Elmer) Tripp, and Jean (Allen) Robertson.

Preceded in death by son, James (Jim) H. Burgon, Jr.; parents, two brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1997, 12 noon, Jordan River 1st Ward, 10200 So. 1300 W. Friends may call Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State and Wednesday 10:45-11:45 a.m. at the church. Interment Murray City Cemetery.

Deseret News Sunday, October 19, 1997 Obituary


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34419
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Harold Burgon, Sr (11 May 1912–18 Oct 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34419, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .