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Cecil Gee Sumner

  • Birth 14 Aug 1905 Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Death 1 Apr 1991 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 92693685

Cecil Gee Sumner age 85
Union Pacific Railroad

1910 Census Provo, Utah
Thomas Sumner 31, laborer, odd jobs
Bertha G Sumner 29, 2 children, 2 living
Cecil Sumner 4
Aurora Sumner 2
Own home, 32 South 3rd West

1920 Census Beaver, Beaver, Utah
Thomas Sumner 41, Supv woolen mill
Bertha G Sumner 39
Cecil Gee Sumner 14
Aurora Sumner 12
Own home

1930 Census Lincoln, Nebraska
Cecil G Sumner 24, telegraph opr. Boarder

1940 Census Hanna, Carbon, Wyoming
Cecil Gee Sumner 34, telegrapher steam RR
Eva Smith Sumner 23
Cecil Smith Sumner 7
Eve Smith Sumner 4
Lois Smith Sumner 3
Robert Smith Sumner 1
Renting, Railroad Yards

1991 Obituary Salt Lake City
Cecil Gee Sumner, 85, died April 1, 1991 in Salt Lake.

Born, August 14, 1905 in Provo, Utah to Thomas and Bertha Gee Sumner. Married Eva Smith, December 29, 1931 and later sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple; she preceded him in death, August 22, 1979. Married Antonia Timmerman on December 3, 1980 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Graduated from the LDS High School; graduated from the University of Utah.

Retired from the Union Pacific Railroad after more than 40 years of service; ran his own public accounting business. An active member of the LDS Church; served as financial clerk in South Highland Park Ward in five bishoprics over a span of 20 plus years. Served as Stake Missionary and as a worker in the Salt Lake LDS Temple; helped send nine grandchildren on missions - all that came of age; member of Sons of Utah Pioneers and Kiwanis.

Dad loved boating and fishing with mother and his grandchildren. He loved scouting with his sons, and was proud of his grandchildren.

Survived by Antonia, wife; son, C. Smith Sumner and wife Jane; son, Robert S. Sumner and wife Marilyn of Sandy; daughter, Lois and husband Reed F. Christensen, of Salt Lake City; 12 grandchildren, Jayne, Steve, Jeff, Bob, Jr., Devon, David, Douglas, Michael, Gregg, Chad, Heather, and Richard; five great grandchildren, Nathanael, Tyson, Peter, Meisha, Hannah; two sisters, Aurora Oddie, Mission Viejo, California; Ruth Marvin, Sedona, Arizona. His daughter, Eve, preceded him in death in 1972.

Funeral Services will be Friday, 12 noon in the Highland Park Ward, 2535 Douglas Street. Friends may call at Larkin Sunset Lawn, 2350 East 1300 South, 6-8 p.m.on Thursday and the hour prior at the ward. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.
Deseret News, Wednesday, April 3 1991

Daughter Eve Smith Sumner 1935-1972

Aurora Sumner Oddie died 1997 CA
Ruth D Sumner [William Marvin] 1924-

Research & biography by: RememberThem

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  • Maintained by: Annie Duckett Hundley
  • Originally Created by: RememberThem
  • Added: 27 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92693685
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cecil Gee Sumner (14 Aug 1905–1 Apr 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92693685, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Annie Duckett Hundley (contributor 47394373) .