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Earl Chester Willett

Birth
Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico, USA
Death
2 Sep 1969 (aged 87)
Kelowna, Central Okanagan Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial
Armstrong, North Okanagan Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Memorial ID
48372126 View Source

Married Minerva Jane Hansen Dec 8, 1916 at Vernon, B C

WILLETT
Earl chester Willett was born in Farmington, New Mexico, in 1882 and died on September 3, 1969. In his youth her served in law enforcement and witnessed the last Indian Massacre. In 1908 the family moved to Alberta. there Brother Willett served as an irrigation consultant and taught at Canadian Union College, then known as the Alberta Industrial Academy.
He moved to Vernon, British Columbia in 1912 and in 1916 (December 8) was united in marriage to Minerva Hansen. To this union were born two children Virgil of Winfield and one daughter who pre-deceased her father.
During Brother Willett's years in art work he designed charts and stage settings for the early Adventist evangelist C. T. Everson. During his later years Brother Willett was practically blind which was a great trial to him. He was a faithful and true believer until the end.
Left to mourn are his widow and son mentioned above as well as seven grandchildren and several great grandchildren plus many friends. Interment in the Grandview Church cemetery.

Married Minerva Jane Hansen Dec 8, 1916 at Vernon, B C

WILLETT
Earl chester Willett was born in Farmington, New Mexico, in 1882 and died on September 3, 1969. In his youth her served in law enforcement and witnessed the last Indian Massacre. In 1908 the family moved to Alberta. there Brother Willett served as an irrigation consultant and taught at Canadian Union College, then known as the Alberta Industrial Academy.
He moved to Vernon, British Columbia in 1912 and in 1916 (December 8) was united in marriage to Minerva Hansen. To this union were born two children Virgil of Winfield and one daughter who pre-deceased her father.
During Brother Willett's years in art work he designed charts and stage settings for the early Adventist evangelist C. T. Everson. During his later years Brother Willett was practically blind which was a great trial to him. He was a faithful and true believer until the end.
Left to mourn are his widow and son mentioned above as well as seven grandchildren and several great grandchildren plus many friends. Interment in the Grandview Church cemetery.


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  • Created by: Anne Krawec
  • Added: 20 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 48372126
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/48372126/earl-chester-willett: accessed ), memorial page for Earl Chester Willett (21 Jan 1882–2 Sep 1969), Find a Grave Memorial ID 48372126, citing Grandview Flats Memorial Gardens, Armstrong, North Okanagan Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Maintained by Anne Krawec (contributor 46943028) .