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 Elsie Valentine <I>Fowler</I> Meecham

Elsie Valentine Fowler Meecham

Birth
Garrison, Millard County, Utah, USA
Death 28 Feb 1960 (aged 60)
Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA
Plot C_9_4_4_NH
Memorial ID 51798 · View Source
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She was married to Claud Victor Meechan (1895-1954) on Aug 9, 1916 at Big Wash Post Office in Garrison, Millard, Utah.

Her parents are Wilbert Franklin Fowler and Lura Delilah (Robison) Fowler.

Elsie was child number 5 of 8. She had 3 older sisters; Laura Blanche, who died in infancy, Ethel May, and Grace Darling. She had one older brother, William Henry Fowler, who died in the service of Pneumonia during World War II. Elsie also had 2 younger sisters; Laura Hazel, and Mary Alena, and one younger brother, Elmer Elsworth. Elsie may have been named after her mother's sister, Elsie Rosetta Robison Gonder. Her middle name comes from the special day that she was born on, Valentines Day.

After Claud died, Elsie moved down to the Snow Hotel Apartments (across from the Tabernacle in St. George). She never drove; her kids had to take her everywhere she needed to go. Elsie Valentine Fowler Meecham died on the 28th of Feb. 1960. Fourteen days after her 60th Birthday. She always suffered from heart trouble, mainly Congestive Heart Failure.
She was buried on the 2nd day of March, 1960, on the South side of the St. George cemetery, next to her husband and two infant children.


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  • Maintained by: Max Turpin
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51798
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elsie Valentine Fowler Meecham (14 Feb 1900–28 Feb 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51798, citing Saint George City Cemetery, Saint George, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Max Turpin (contributor 46863402) .