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 Willis Ralph Harper

Willis Ralph Harper

Birth
Lark, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 23 Oct 1991 (aged 77)
Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot L, 29, 1
Memorial ID 64732 · View Source
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The Deseret News
October 25, 1991
page B11

Willis Ralph Harper, our loved and respected father and grandfather, died October 23, 1991.

Born August 23, 1914 in Lark, Utah to William Charles and Hannah Jenkins Harper. Married Rosezella Lloyd in Evanston, Wyoming July 2, 1934; she preceded him in death March 13, 1935. Married Chloe Lloyd in Midvale, Utah October 26, 1935; Chloe died February 9, 1985. A member of the LDS Church, he worked as a machinist at Geneva Steel. He was very intelligent and knowledgeable in many areas. Self taught in the sciences, he was bilingual and enjoyed learning. Willis loved to travel and has many wonderful friends. He loved nature and was continually learning about it.

Survivors: son, Kenneth K. Harper and wife, Auria R., Aurora, Colorado; daughter, Rosezella Powell and husband, Bill, South Jordan; 12 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; Alice Harper, West Valley City. Preceded in death by son, Vernon Ralph Harper; parents; two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services Saturday, October 26, 1991, 11 a.m. in the Goff Mortuary Chapel, 8090 So. State, where friends may call Friday 6-8 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to services. Burial, Midvale City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64732
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willis Ralph Harper (23 Aug 1914–23 Oct 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64732, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .