|Charles Henry Eatinger|
Sep. 25, 1882
Feb. 10, 1945
Charles Henry Eatinger, prominent Mt. Pleasant businessman and a Sanpete county civic and fraternal leader for more than 30 years, died after a long illness at his home here Saturday night.
He was born in Nickerson, Kan., Sept. 25, 1882, a son of James Wallace and Abbie Olmsted Eatinger. He attended school in Newton, Kan., and was employed on the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad. Later he came west and was employed as a dining car conductor for the Denver and Rio Grande Western railroad. Then he was employed in the hotel business in Nevada.
He married Bertie Madsen, Mt. Pleasant, in Ogden Feb. 9, 1910. They lived two years in Denver and in Nevada and came to Mt. Pleasant in 1912 and lived here since. After coming to Mt. Pleasant he engaged in the mercantile business, then became owner of Eatinger apartment and Eatinger cafe. He retired five years ago because of poor health. He was affiliated with the Elks lodge in Winfield, Kan., also was a member and past master of the Damascus Lodge No. 10. F & A M, Mt. Pleasant. He was a charter member and past high priest of Mt. Pleasant chapter No. 6 Royal Arch Masons. At the time of his death he was a member of Utah chapter No. 1, R A M; Utah commandery No. 1 Knights Templar, Salt Lake City, and El Kalah temple, Mystic Shrine, Salt Lake City. He was an ardent sportsman and was associated with the Mt. Pleasant Fish and Game Assn. and the Gunnison Duck club.
Survivors include his widow and three daughters, Mrs. Robert L. Erickson, Oakland, Cal.; Mrs. Myron Reynolds, Long Beach, Cal.; Mrs. Hugh Bynum, Mt. Pleasant; five grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Ruth Benedict, Newton Kan.
Bertie Madsen Eatinger
Birth: Oct. 8, 1880
Death: Nov. 8, 1961
Mrs. Bertie Madsen Eatinger, 81, Mt. Plasant died Wednesday in a Mt. Pleasant hospital of a heart ailment. Born Oct. 8, 1880, Mt. Pleasant to Niels Peter and Caroline Frandsen Madsen. Married to Charles H. Eatinger, Feb. 8, 1910, Ogden. He died in 1940s. Was a lifelong Mt. Pleasant resident.
Survivors; daughters, Mrs. George (Marian) Fillberti, Alameda, Calif.; Mrs. Myron W. (Maxine) Reynolds, Las Vegas, Nev., Mrs. Wayne C. (Donna) Smith, Mt. Pleasant; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Salt Lake Tribune November 10, 1961
Charles Henry Eatinger (1882 - 1945)*
Lena Maxine Eatinger Reynolds (1918 - 2013)*
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