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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Dorthy Beck In Battery D Came ~ a Public Recital In With Honor ~ and Obituary

Birth: Oct. 27, 1910
Mount Pleasant
Sanpete County
Utah, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 2001
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Dorothy Beck Willardsen, 90, passed away April 7, 2001 in Salt Lake City, UT. She was born Oct 27, 1910 in Mt. Pleasant, UT to Herman and Lizetta Hafen Beck. She married James Armont Willardsen Oct 14, 1929 in Blackfoot, ID. She studied vocal in Berkeley, CA at the age of 16 for two years. She shared her beautiful soprano voice at clubs, conventions, talent shows, state fairs, weddings, funerals, and church. She was Miss Utah as well as a hostess for Miss Utah Pageant in 1958. She sang in the Tabernacle Choir for 17 years. She was state and national President of Women's Division Apartment Owners Association. She was on the Board of Directors Utah Apartment House Association and served as President and also 1st, 2nd and 3rd Vice President. She was President of University of Utah Mothers Club, PTA and Salt Lake Mothers Club. She was diligent with genealogy. She loved her church and was a great cook and grandmother. She is survived by husband, Armont Willardsen, Salt Lake City, UT; son, Monte J. Willardsen, Taylorsville, UT; daughters, Caroleen Willardsen, Taylorsville, UT, Lynda Rasmussen, Rose-ville, CA; eleven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren. Preceded in death by daughter, Becke Tibbitts, Provo, UT. Services will be Tues. April 10, 2001, 12 noon, Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery, 4th Avenue & N St.

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 Parents:
  Herman Beck (1879 - 1971)
  Lizetta Hafen Beck (1877 - 1956)

 Spouse:
  James Armont Willardsen (1906 - 2003)*

*Calculated relationship
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA


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