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Letha Romney

Letha Romney

Female 1922 - 2006  (83 years)

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  • Name Letha Romney 
    Born 7 Jan 1922  Colonia Dublán, Galeana Municipality, Chihuahua, México Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Jan 2006  Sandy, Salt Lake Co., UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 7 Jan 2006  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deseret News 
    • Letha Romney Swenson 1923 ~ 2005

      Our beloved wife and mother, Letha Romney Swenson, passed away January 5, 2006, in Sandy, Utah, just two days shy of her 83rd birthday.

      She was born January 7, 1923 in Colonial Dublan, Chihuahua, Mexico, a daughter of Orin Nelson and Alberta Farnsworth Romney.

      She graduated Valedictorian from the Juarez Academy, and later graduated from BYU with a BA in Music.

      She married David Whitmer Swenson on April 18, 1947 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, they were married for 58 years.

      Letha was an elementary school teacher in Southern California for 23 years. She was a member of the LDS Church, and served as the ward organist most of her life. She also served as a Jr. Sunday School Teacher, and Primary Chorister. She enjoyed serving as a temple ordinance worker at the Provo Temple for 12 years. She and her husband David served an LDS Mission in Honduras for 18 months. Letha was a dedicated, faithful and loving daughter, wife, and mother, and she lived for and loved her family, her testimony, and her music.

      She is survived by her husband David Swenson of Sandy; two daughters and two sons, Renee (Gary) Winkel of Apple Valley, CA; David W. (Amy) Swenson of Budd Lake, NJ; Darrel Jay (Annette) Swenson of Sandy, UT; and Jody Lynn (Michael) Anderson of Sandy, UT; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister, Carl (Penny) Romney, Alden (Marian) Romney, and Rinda (Kent) Bennion.

      She was preceded in death by her parents, and by four sisters and four brothers.

      Funeral services will be held Monday, January 9, 2006, at 11:00 a.m. in the Crescent 11th Ward, 89 East 11000 South, Sandy (one block East of State Street). Friends may call at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center Street, Provo, Sunday evening, from 6-8 p.m., or Monday morning, at the Ward Chapel, from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. prior to services.

      Interment, Orem City Cemetery, 1500 North 800 East.
    Buried 9 Jan 2006  Orem City Cemetery, Orem, Utah Co., UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I88505  Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families of the New World
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2015 

    Father Orin Nelson Romney,   b. 28 Mar 1884, Saint Johns, Apache Co., AZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1965, Monterrey, , Nuevo León, México Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Albertha Farnsworth,   b. 4 Dec 1885, Mancos, Montezuma Co., CO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1965, Anaheim, Orange Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1906  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F33989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David Whitmer Swenson, Jr.,   b. 19 Jan 1919, Logan, Cache Co., UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 2010, Sandy, Salt Lake Co., UT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1947  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Renee Swenson
     2. David Warren Swenson
     3. Darrell Jay Swenson
     4. Jody Lynn Swenson
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F34211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1947 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jan 2006 - Sandy, Salt Lake Co., UT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Deseret News - 7 Jan 2006 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT Link to Google Earth
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