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Mary Ann BARTON

Female 1914 - 1996  (82 years)


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  • Name Mary Ann BARTON 
    Born 17 Feb 1914  Price, Carbon, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Sep 1996  Orem, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried 26 Sep 1996  Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13653  Pioneer Ancestry
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2007 

    Family Rex Bent LARSEN,   b. 08 May 1909, Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Dec 1995, Orem, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 07 Jun 1934  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. C.M. LARSEN
     2. R. LARSEN
     3. M.R. LARSEN
     4. K.R. LARSEN
     5. M.A. LARSEN
     6. J.B. LARSEN
     7. B.F. LARSEN
    Family ID F24582752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S229] Obituary, Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT), 24 Sep 1996.
      Mary Ann Barton Larsen, 82, of Orem, died Saturday, September 21, 1996 at home.

      She was born February 17, 1914, in Price, Utah, the daughter of Joseph Thomas and Mary Ann Norris Barton. Mary was raised in Nevada and met her husband, Rex Brent Larsen, while attending BYU. They were married June 7, 1934, in the Salt Lake Temple. He preceded her in death on December 9, 1995.

      After her marriage, she lived in Provo until 1982 when she moved to Orem. Mary worked as a secretary for Ahlander Hardware and BYU Student Housing. Mary was a member of the LDS Church, at the time of her death she was a visiting teacher supervisor. Mary worked in the Sunday School as a teacher and secretary. She worked in Primary for more than 30 years as a teacher, secretary, primary historian and president. Mary wrote the ward newspaper and wrote to all the missionaries and men in service every month. Mary was president of the Relief Society. She was a den mother and worked many years in Scouting, she earned many awards including the Silver Fawn. Mary taught genealogy and worked in extraction. She did her own family genealogy from the age of 12 years until the time of her death. She and her husband, Rex, served a mission in the Florida Fort Lauderdale Mission.

      She is survived by four daughters and three sons, Carolyn (Kent) Westwood, West Valley City; Rayanna (Terry) Christiansen, Orem; Martha (Paul) Carroll, Richfield; Mary Ann (Ronald) Dickinson, Fillmore; Joseph Larsen, Spartanburg, South Carolina; Bart Larsen, Cary Illinois; 43 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; she was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one grandson and one great-grandson.

      Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 26, 1996, at 11 a.m. at the Orem Canyon View Chapel, 1135 No. 400 East, Orem. Friends may call at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center, on Wednesday evening 6-8 p.m. or at the Ward Chapel on Thursday one hour prior to services. Interment: Provo City Cemetery.

    2. [S235] SSDI.
      Mary B. Larsen, 528-48-0472, 17 Feb 1914, 21 Sep 1996, Utah (1954), 84097 Orem, Utah, Utah