Find a Grave - Melvin Edwin Miner

  • ID: S242
  • Full Title: Ryan Curtis, Find a, Melvin Edwin Miner ( : accessed ), .
  • Short Title: Curtis, Melvin Edwin Miner, .
  • Author: Ryan Curtis
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  • Reference: 24 May 2015
  • 24 May 2015
  • Birth: Apr. 2, 1895
    Sanpete County
    Utah, USA
    Death: Jan. 13, 1977
    Utah County
    Utah, USA

    Melvin was my 2nd cousin through his father, Martin Mormon Miner.
    Melvin was born on April 2, 1895 in Fairview, Utah, the son of Martin Mormon Miner and Evelyn Brown. 

    He married Pearl Christensen on Febuary 14, 1917 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Melvin was an Electrical Contractor for 57 years. He was the first bishop of the Long Beach Park View LDS Ward. He was first counselor in two stake presidencies in the Long Beach and East Long Beach Stakes. 

    He filled a mission with his wife and was counselor to the president of the Southern States Mission. He was first president of the Long Beach Contractors Association. 

    Melvin passed away on Thursday, January 13, 1977 at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Utah of Cancer. He resided at 533 Orlena Avenue in the Belmont Shore neighborhood of Long Beach, California at the time of his death.

    Funeral services were held on Monday, January 17, 1977 at 11:00 a.m. in the Parkview Ward, East Long Beach Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 4142 Cerritos Avenue in Long Beach, California under the direction of Bishop Clyde Eggleson. A viewing was held from 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. prior to the services at the Stake Center.
    Melvin was laid to rest following the conclusion of the Funeral Services at the Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, California.
    Family links: 
      Martin Mormon Miner (1862 - 1901)
      Evelyn Brown Miner (1870 - 1940)
      Pearl Christensen Miner (1893 - 1979)
      Earl Martin Miner (1889 - 1973)*
      Demauss Brown Miner (1892 - 1948)*
      Melvin Edwin Miner (1895 - 1977)
    *  Reverse Relationships:] body=[This relationship was not directly added to this memorial. Rather, it is calculated based on information added to the related person's memorial. For example: if Joe Public is linked to Jane Public as a spouse, a reciprocal link will automatically be added to Jane Public's memorial.] fade=[on] fadespeed=[.09]" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 136); text-decoration: underline;">Calculated relationship

    Rose Hills Memorial Park 
    Los Angeles County
    California, USA
    Plot: Cypress Lawn Burial Section 5 Burial Lot 4119 Grave/Niche 1 Entrance Gate 11
    Created by: Ryan Curtis
    Record added: Nov 02, 2006 
    Find A Grave Memorial# 16422032

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