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Myrle Dean Francom

Female 1896 - 1993  (96 years)


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  • Name Myrle Dean Francom 
    Born 9 Aug 1896  Levan, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 May 1993  McKay-Dee Hospital, Ogden, Weber, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried 26 May 1993  Uintah Cemetery, Uintah, Weber, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 
    • From obituary published in Ogden Standard Examiner, 24 May 1993:

      SOUTH WEBER - Myrle Dean Francom Kendell Pippin, 96, died Sunday, May 23, 1993, at McKay-Dee Hospital of causes incident to age.

      She was born Aug 9, 1896 in Levan, Utah. She was the oldest of 10 children born to Mary Ann Cole and Joseph William Francom. In her early years she lived in Midway and Elwood, Utah, and graduated from Box Elder High School in May of 1915.

      She married John Wilkinson Kendell March l, 1916, in the Salt Lake Temple and lived in South Weber from that time until her death. They were the parents of seven children. John W. Kendell died April 25, 1935. She married John Thomas Pippin Oct. 22, 1943 in Farmington, Utah. He died Feb. 9, 1987.

      She was a member of the LDS Church and served in various positions in the Primary, MIA, Relief Society and the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. She was a visiting teacher for over 70 years.

      She was noted for the beautiful handwork she did and gave away, her love of flowers and her beautiful yard.

      Surviving are six children, Jay D. Kendell, Roy; V. Kay Kendell, Uintah Highlands; Adella K. Ellis, Pleasasnt View; Fae V. Burrows, Riverdale; LaVell K. Smith, Roy; Donna V. Cornia, Hooper; one stepson, John A. Pippin, Riverdale; one stepdaughter, LaVon Allen, Roy; 17 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

      She was preceded in death by one son, Glen, and four brothers.

      Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the South Weber 1st Ward Chapel, 1385 East South Weber Dr.

      Friends may call at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday at the Ward Chapel from l0 to l0:45 a.m.

      Interment, Uintah Cemetery.

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      From Ogden Standard Examiner, 1986 (with picture):

      MYRLE K. PIPPIN
      SOUTH WEBER - A family gathering was held Saturday to honor Myrle K. Pippin of 197 E. South Weber Drive for her 90th birthday.

      Mrs. Pippin was born Aug. 9, 1896, in Levan, a daughter of Joseph William and Mary Ann Cole Francom. The family resided in Midway and Elwood.

      On March l, 1916, she was married to John W. Kendell in Salt Lake City. They resided in South Weber. He died April 15, 1935.

      On Oct. 11, 1943, she was married to John T. Pippin.

      Mrs. Pippin has served in a variety of positions in the LDS Church, including in the Primary, YWMIA and Relief Society. She has received recognition for her gardening and handiwork. She is a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

      She has two sons and four daughters, Mrs. Glen (Adella) Ellis, Pleasant View; Mrs. Parley (Fae) Burrows, Ogden; Mrs. Wesley (LaVell) Glauser and Jay Dean Kendell, both of Roy; Dr. V. Kay Kendell, Uintah; and Mrs. Ivan (Donna Vee) Cornia, Hooper.

      She has one stepdaughter, Mrs. Josoeph R. (LaVon) Allen, Roy; and one stepson, John A. Pippin, Riverdale.

      She has 16 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren.

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      Moved 5 May 1902 to Midway, Wastach, Utah. Listed in 1930 U.S. Federal Census: Age, 34; State, Utah; County, Davis; Township, South Weber.

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      From brother, Virgil Francom:

      I remember the coal stove she had in her kitchen. It had a reservoir at the end of the stove to help heat water. Myrle corded sheep wool to make a blanket for her troussau. (Donna Cornia was given the cording tools she used.) Myrle always used a tablecloth for dinner even though her table was always covered with oilcloth. (See binder made by Donna Cornia for history and pictures.)

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      14 May 1982 - At age 86, had surgery at McKay-Dee Hospital to remove her right breast and lymph nodes under her right arm because of cancer. Dr. Archibald performed the surgery. She recovered fully.

      17 May 1993 - At age 96, in room 419 at McKay-Dee Hospital, blood pressure l06/59, bronchitis not pnemonia, water around heart, will treat breathing, fever, infection in bronchial tubes, used bronchial dialator.

      23 May 1993 - Died of pneumonia and congestive heart failure.
    Person ID I28  Pioneer Ancestry
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2006 

    Father Joseph William Francom,   b. 7 Oct 1869, Payson, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1947, St. George, Washington, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Cole,   b. 17 Feb 1871, Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1968, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1895  Manti, Sanpete, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet

    Family 1 John Wilkinson Kendell,   b. 7 Mar 1894, South Weber, Davis, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1935, At home, South Weber, Davis, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1916  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
    +1. Adella "M" Kendell,   b. 4 Dec 1916, South Weber, Davis, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1995, Ogden Regional Medical Center, Ogden, Weber, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Glen Francom Kendell,   b. 16 Jan 1919, South Weber, Davis, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1919, South Weber, Davis, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. F.V. Kendell
    +4. L. Kendell
    +5. Jay Dean Kendell,   b. 1 Jan 1924, South Weber, Davis, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 2000, McKay-Dee Hospital, Ogden, Weber, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +6. V.K. Kendell
    +7. D.V. Kendell
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2006 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet

    Family 2 John Thomas Pippin,   b. 22 Jun 1886, Meadow Valley, Lincoln, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1987, At home, South Weber, Davis, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1943  Farmington, Davis, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2006 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Ward Record (L.D.S.), (1) MIDWAY [FHL Film 6408, Pt l]; (2) LEVAN [FHL Film F Utah L-23]; (3) ELWOOD [FHL Film 0025634, 372]; (4) SOUTH WEBER [FHL Film 0027291]; (5) Individual Ordinance Summary for Donna Vee Cornia, Hooper 8th Ward, Hooper Stake.
      Viewed by D. Cornia

    2. [S10] Death Certificate, Utah, #29-533-93, Filed 25 May 1993.
      Died of pneumonia. Certificate signed by Wayne L. Feyereish, MD. Copy obtained 28 May 1993 by D. Cornia.

    3. [S23] Obituary, Ogden Standard Examiner.
      Copy in possession of D. Cornia

    4. [S12] Funeral Program, 26 May 1993.
      Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary. Copy in possession of D. Cornia.

    5. [S6] Ward Record (L.D.S.), FHL Film Utah N 2 (Nephi Ward Records).

    6. [S14] Temple Record (L.D.S.), FH L Film 0170490 ( Manti Temple), pg 132, item 2369.
      Married by John D.S. McAllister. Witnesses: Ole Jensen and Samuel Ware.

    7. [S28] Marriage License, Utah, Juab County Marriage Licence.

    8. [S6] Ward Record (L.D.S.), South Weber, FHL Film 0027291.
      Viewed 22 Dec 1998 by D. Cornia

    9. [S28] Marriage License, Davis County.
      Married by R. Bruce Major; witnesses: Wanda Coombs & Dora Mae Goodfellow