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 William Burton “Bill” Brown

William Burton “Bill” Brown

Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Death 18 Nov 1994 (aged 80)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 35731 · View Source
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William Burton Brown, age 80, passed away peacefully November 18, 1994, in Salt Lake City.

Bill was born March 17, 1914, in Tooele, Utah, to Joshua Dridge and Maude Ursula Nelson Brown. He married Mary Rhea Biesinger, March 7, 1958 in Salt Lake City, Utah; the marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Bill worked for Combine Metals in Tooele County, then became a machine operator at EIMCO, where he retired in 1979, after working more than 20 years. Active High Priest in the LDS Church, serving in many positions, both at stake and ward levels, including two terms in the bishopric of the Fairmont Ward, and an interval of service in the Salt Lake Temple.

Bill enjoyed participating in sports and most recently as a "fan" and avid golfer. He also enjoyed travel, and had may lovely trips with his wife and family. As for his family, he truly loved them dearly; and they will miss him enormously.

Survived by his wife, Rhea, Salt Lake City; a son, Clyde (and Margaret M.) Rees, Bennion; a daughter, Linda R. Wang, Cottonwood Heights; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Dale Brown, Tooele. Preceded in death by a brother, Dridge and a sister, Bertha.

Funeral services Monday, November 21, 12 noon, at the Fairmont Ward, 2465 So. 800 East. Friends may call Sunday, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Holbrook Funeral Chapel, 3251 So. 2300 East, and at the church on Monday for one hour prior to the services. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.

Deseret News Saturday, November 19, 1994 Obituary

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35731
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Burton “Bill” Brown (17 Mar 1914–18 Nov 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35731, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .