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 Sterling Elliot Price

Sterling Elliot Price

Goshen, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 12 Feb 1970 (aged 80)
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Sec. 6 Blk. 2 Lot 3 Pos. 1
Memorial ID 85470 · View Source
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Son of William Van Price Sr. and Letitia Jane White. Husband of Aileen Dunn.

The Daily Herald
February 13, 1970

SPRINGVILLE -- Sterling E. Price, 80, well-known Springville citizen, died Thursday at his home of a sudden illness.

He was born Dec. 21, 1889, at Goshen, a son of William V. and Letitia White Price. He was married to Aileen Dunn on Oct. 23, 1917 in Salt Lake City. He was a member of the LDS Church and a graduate of Utah State University.

Mr. Price did post-graduate work at the University of Missouri and University of Wisconsin, where he was awarded his masters degree. For many years he was associated with the Utah Wholesale Grocery Co., and was a director of that company and also the Springville Banking Co.

He was active in civic affairs, serving one term as mayor of Springville. He was a member of the Springville Kiwanis Club, and active in Boy Scout work. He was also active in the Colorado River Reclamation Project work, and was an officer of Greater Utah Valley.

Mr. Price was a member of the Springville Coordinating Council, and for many years was Utah County chairman of the U. S. Savings Bond program.

Mr. Price was a veteran of World War I.

Surviving are his widow of Springville, a son Sterling Frederick Price of San Diego, Calif.; three grandchildren; three brothers and a sister, Ardath Price of Fair Oaks, Calif.; Jackson Price of Redding, Calif.; Scott Price of Ogden; and Mrs. Grace T. Stanton of Orinda, Calif. A son, William, died in 1945.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. in the Wheeler Mortuary chapel, with Glen B. Orton of the Springville LDS Ninth Ward officiating. Friends may call at the Wheeler Mortuary Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Springville City Cemetery, with military rites by the Springville American Legion Post. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to the Heart Fund.

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  • Maintained by: Wendy White
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85470
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sterling Elliot Price (21 Dec 1889–12 Feb 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85470, citing Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Wendy White (contributor 46488441) .