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 George Arthur Harmer

George Arthur Harmer

Birth
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 29 Nov 1964 (aged 78)
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Sec. 5 Blk. 6 Lot 4 Pos. 2
Memorial ID 62321 · View Source
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Retired R. R. Engineer Dies at 78 SPRINGVILLE - George Arthur Harmer, 78, retired railroad engineer, died Sunday morning at his home, 243 E. 200 S., following a short illness. He was born May 23, 1886 in Springville, a son of Loren H. and Ida Williams Harmer. He married Alice Pennington on Nov. 15, 1905 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She died in 1958. He then married Maude Ferguson on June 23, 1959. Mr. Harmer was an elder in' the LDS church. He was a retired engineer for the D. and R. G. W. railroad, having served with the company 54 years in Helper and Springville. He served four years as a city councilman in Helper, while living there. His hobbies were gardening, fishing, and hunting.
Surviving are his widow and three daughters, Mrs. William (Louise) Robertson of Springville; Mrs. Frank (Naomi) Gerns of Santa Clara, Calif.; and Mrs. Glen (Olive) Oliver of Salt Lake City; a stepson and stepdaughter, Allen Ferguson of Provo and Mrs. Ivan (Fay) Blad of Salt Lake City; 23 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren; one brother and three sisters, Earl W. Harmer, Mrs. Pearl Holdaway and Miss Sara Harmer, all of Salt Lake City, and Mrs. Isabelle Walsh of Farmington. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Springville Fifth-Seventh LDS chapel, with Bishop Leonard James of the Fifth Ward officiating. Friends may call at the Wheeler Mortuary Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. or Thursday prior to services. Burial will be in the Springville City cemetery.



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  • Maintained by: GlennaRae Perkins
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62321
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Arthur Harmer (23 May 1886–29 Nov 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62321, citing Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by GlennaRae Perkins (contributor 48288369) .