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 Alta Amelia Braithwaite <I>Dedrickson</I> Durfee

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Alta Amelia Braithwaite Dedrickson Durfee

  • Birth 12 Apr 1907 Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Death 12 Jan 1981 Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Plot 70.40 .03
  • Memorial ID 8782199

Funeral services for Alta Amelia Dedrickson Durfee, 73, who died of a heart attack Monday, Jan 12, 1981, at her home in Spanish Fork, will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the Spanish Fork 10th LDS Ward Chapel. She was born April 12, 1907 in Spanish Fork, a daughter of Theodore and Eleanor Braithwaite Dedrickson. She married Clealund Durfee on December 18, 1931 in Provo, and the marriage was solemnized later in the Manti LDS Temple. He died January 21, 1964. She received her education Spanish Fork schools and was graduated from Spanish Fork High School and later from a beauty school. She worked as a beautician in Spanish Fork and Lander, Wyo. She was also attendant at Wyoming State Hospital and Utah state Hospital, retiring from her latter.

Active in the LDS Church, she was Sunday School, Beehive teacher in the YWMIA and Relief Society visiting teacher.
Survivors include one son and one daughter; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers and three sisters, Gilbert Dedrickson, Royal Dedrickson and Mrs. Wendell [Rudy] James, all of Spanish Fork; Mrs. Hazel Ostler, California, and Mrs. Ruth Granger, Salt Lake City.

Friends may call at Walker Mortuary Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. or Friday one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Spanish Fork City Cemetery.
— Page 4; The Herald; Provo, Utah; Wednesday, January 14, 1981.


Gravesite Details Place of Birth - Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah. Daughter of Theodore Dahl Dedrickson and Eleanor Braithwaite. Place of Death - Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah. Married Clealund Durfee on December 28, 1931 in Provo, Utah, Utah.
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  • Originally Created by: John Warnke
  • Added: 17 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8782199
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alta Amelia Braithwaite Dedrickson Durfee (12 Apr 1907–12 Jan 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8782199, citing Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Redriver (contributor 47269236) .