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Willis Elverton Field

Willis Elverton Field

Male 1910 - 1980  (69 years)

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  • Name Willis Elverton Field 
    Nickname "Red" 
    Born 17 Nov 1910  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 14 Jan 1920  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1920

    Utah, Utah, Provo, 3rd Ward, 14 Jan 1920, SD 3, ED 207, sheet 11A, 1003 5S 9W, Dwelling 225, Family 231

    Gilbert Field, head, 40. Celestia, wife, 34. Children: Ida D, daughter 15; Frank, son 12; Willis, son 9; Vergil H., son 2 6/12. Owns home with a mortgage. He is a general laborer working for wages. All the children are attending school except for Vergil. All can read and write except Vergil. Gilbert and the children were born in Utah; Celestia was born in Missouri. Next door to Charles W. and Anna L. Robbins.  
    Age: 9 
    Died 16 Oct 1980  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary Aft 16 Oct 1980  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Willis 'Red' Elverton Field, 69, of 1745 N. 500 E., Provo, died Thursday, Oct 16, 1980 in the Utah Valley Hospital following a heart attack.

    He was born Nov 17, 1910 in Provo, son of Gilbert H. and Celestia Ellen Kennedy Field. He married Opan Schaerrer on March 25, 1931 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

    He was educated in the Provo City schools and worked as a welder for many construction companies, including Kennecott Copper at Magna. He worked as a foreman during the construction of Geneva and later worked for U.S. Steel at Ironton.

    In 1944, he established Field Welding and later in 1950 took over the GMC Dealership for the Provo area. He operated that business for some 27 years before retiring in 1971.

    He was a member of the LDS Church, serving in various capacities including elders quorum presidency, high priest presidency and Sunday School presidency. He worked as a temple worker at the Provo Temple for six years.

    Survivors include his wife; four sons and two daughters, Mrs Kenneth (NevaGene) Aston, Simi Valley, Calif; Donald W. Field, Mrs Edmund L. (Sharlene) Davenport, Victor G. Field, Larry G. Field, and Garry A. Field, all of Orem; 18 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother and one sister, Herald V. Field, Provo, and Mrs Lee J (Velma) Taylor of Springville.

    Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. in the Pleasant View First Ward Chapel, 650 E. Stadium Ave., Provo. Friends may call at the Walker Mortuary in Provo Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday at the ward chapel prior to the services. Burial will be in the Provo City Cemetery. 
    Willis Red Elverton Field Obituary
    Willis Red Elverton Field Obituary
    Buried 20 Oct 1980  Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Block 17, Lot 50
    Willis E. Field Headstone
    Willis E. Field Headstone
    Block 17, Lot 50
    Person ID I569  clanSoren
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2009 

    Father Ancestors Gilbert Hathaway Field Married: 4x4x ,   b. 01 Aug 1879, Park City, Summit, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1962, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ancestors Celestia Ellen Kennedy,   b. 1 Aug 1885, Rock Port, Atchison, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1951, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Feb 1910  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F223  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Opal Schaerrer,   b. 25 Mar 1911, Payson, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 2000, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1931  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x01. Living
    Married: 1x02. Living
     03. Living
     04. Living
     05. Living
    Married: 2x06. Donald Willis Field Married: 2x2x ,   b. 2 Dec 1935, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 2008, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Family ID F225  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] 1920 United States Federal Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C., (Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.), Year: 1920;Census Place: Provo Ward 3, Utah, Utah; Roll: T625_1868; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 207 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S19] Provo City Cemetery Sexton Records, (http://provo.org/parks.cemetery_records.html).

    3. [S61] Utah State History Cemetery Burials Database, (http://cemeteries.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S172] BYU Idaho Special Collections and Family History, (BYU Idaho) (Reliability: 3).
      Groom's Last Name: FIELD
      Groom's First Name: Gilbert
      Bride's Last Name: GIBSON
      Bride's First Name: Ida
      Bride's Residence: null
      Groom's Residence: null
      State: Utah
      County: Wasatch
      Place: Park City
      Marriage Date: 01 Jul 1903
      Partial Date: null
      Volume: A
      Comment: null
      Page: 355