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 DelBert Veloy Barrett

DelBert Veloy Barrett

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 10 Mar 1961 (aged 49)
Grants, Cibola County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 58201 · View Source
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Service Planned Thursday
For Victim of Car Crash

Funeral services will be conducted in Salt Lake City Thursday for DelBert V. Barrett, 49, Albuquerque, N.M., a former Salt Laker killed Friday in a one-car accident near Grants, N. M.

Frank Knoblock, New Mexico state policeman, said Mr. Barrett died when his compact auto ran off the pavement on a U.S. 66 detour about eight miles east of Grants and turned end over end into a ditch, throwing Mr. Barrett from the vehicle.

AN ALBUQUERQUE resident for the past five years, Mr. Barrett was born July 17, 1911, at Butlerville, a son of George and Alice Jones Barrett.

He attended Salt Lake schools, was graduated from Murtaugh High School, Murtaugh, Idaho, attended the University of Utah and was graduated from LaSalle Institute at Chicago, Ill.

A salesman for Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph Co., he was with that company at Salt Lake City before being transferred to Denver and then to Albuquerque.

MR. BARRETT was a veteran of World War II, serving as a First Lieutenant with the Timberwolf Division of the field artillery.

He married Louise (Jerry) Tate in October of 1939 at Salt Lake City and she survives along with three daughters, Bari, Rochelle and Wendy, all of Albuquerque.

ALSO SURVIVING are his mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Pelham, Salt Lake City; halfsisters, Mrs. Donald (Marjorie) Fue, Oaklawn, Ill.; Mrs. Donley (Maxine) Grubb, Reseda, Calif.; Mrs. Gordon (Kathleen) Jacobson, Ogden, and a stepbrother. Robert H. Pelham, Woodland Hills, Calif.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. at the Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1026 S. 1700 East. Friends may call Thursday from noon until 1:30 p.m. at 36 E. 7th South.

The Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, March 12, 1961

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Gravesite Details Veteran WWII 1ST LT., BTRY A 56 FLD ARTY BSM - PH




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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58201
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