Dorothy "Dottie" Chamberlain

What a lovely lady “Dottie” Chamberlain is.  She was delivered by a midwife on April 11, 1923.  She was born in her parent’s home in Junction City, Kansas and was named Dorothy Taylor.  She is third to the oldest in her family with two brothers and one sister.             Growing up...
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Leray and Linda Warren

Leray and Linda Warren
What a beautiful time of year to spotlight Leray and Linda Peacock Warren.  Leray was born in his grandparent’s home in Salem on February 11, 1932.  His parents were Wm. Owen and Ruth Stacy Cloward Warren.  He was delivered by Dr. A. L. Curtis.  Linda was born on March 31, 1943...
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Paul and Mary Jo Tervort

Paul and Mary Jo Tervort
This month we would like to spotlight Paul and Mary Jo Tervort.  Paul was born on June 20, 1935, in Spring Lake, Utah in his parents' home.  He said at that time their home was the closest one in location to where the Payson Temple is.  It is still standing and...
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Lorraine Underwood

Lorraine Underwood
A lady who has given many hours to Salem Days is Lorraine Underwood.  Lorraine was born in her parent’s home in Payson, Utah on March 30, 1935.  She just turned 81.  Her parents were Byron and Edna Hill Gale.  She was the second child born to them; the first was a...
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Nedra Hanks

Nedra Hanks
A long-time resident of Salem is Nedra Hanks.  She was born in the family home in Payson on March 21, 1936.  She smiled when she said her birth certificate didn’t list her weight but read “Born alive”.  She was the first child born to Ned and Edna Taylor.  Her Grandmother Rebecca...
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Elliott and Ann Nielsen

Elliott and Ann Nielsen
            Elliott and Ann Nielsen  A couple who would help you with anything is Elliott and Ann Nielsen.  Both of their families lived in Orem, but Elliott was born at Utah Valley Hospital and Ann was born at Payson Hospital.  Elliott was the son of Leland O....
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Remember the Families on Memorial Day

Remember the Families on Memorial Day
On Memorial Day we'll show our respect and appreciation to military heroes who gave life and limb for our freedom. While we remember these incredible men and women, their families are often forgotten. It is impossible to measure the degree of sacrifice and pain these families have suffered. Many provide constant...
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The Life & Legacy of Jeff Rogers

I was born at a very young age :).  Seriously, I was born on November 12, 1961 at Concord Hospital in Concord, N.H.  My Dad is Paul Edward Rogers and my Mom was Maureen (McCarthy) Rogers.  I have 2 siblings, my older sister Elaine May Sherburne and my younger brother, Brian...
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Paul and Karen Hair

Paul and Karen Hair
Salem is home for Paul and Karen Hair.  Paul was born in Salem to Delamar B. and Zelma Johnson Hair on November 9, 1936.  Karen was born in Spanish Fork (625 North 100 West) to Joseph Ford and Lily May Stebbins Lucas on September 6, 1939.  When Paul was 7 years...
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Kenneth and Debbie Swenson

Kenneth and Debbie Swenson
March is a month to get to know Kenneth and Debbie Swenson.  They are both 62 years old.  Ken was born at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo.  His parents, John and JoEll, lived in Springville and that is where Ken grew up.  Debbie was born in Brigham City and grew up...
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Erman and Maurine Stone

Erman and Maurine Stone
Our February Sweethearts are Erman and Maureen Stone.  Erman was born July 1941 in Mapleton at home on the kitchen table.  His parents were George and Marie Stone.  He had two sisters and one brother, and was second to the youngest of four.  Maureen was born on November 1942 in Lake...
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Twenty-Nine Crosses and One Dead Cow

This is a greatly expanded chronicle of a road trip I took several years ago in a disreputable-looking old Oldsmobile.  It is probably the lengthiest story I have published on Legacy Stories.  It was simply such a grand, adventurous, "fun" trip for me that I want to preserve it in its...
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Charley and Virginia Twitchell

Charley and Virginia Twitchell
  To start 2016 off we’d like to spotlight Charley and Virginia Twitchell.  Charley was born April 30, 1927 in Delta, Utah to Joshua Lafayette and Annis Bea Snider Twitchell.  He is the fifth child of six children; two girls and four boys.  They were living in Torrey, Utah in 1934 when...
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Herman Hendrik (Henry or Hank) Thiessens

Herman Hendrik (Henry or Hank) Thiessens
Herman Hendrik Thiessens was born January 1, 1919 at 1051 Downington Avenue in Salt Lake City, Utah.  He was the second son born to Herman Thiessens and Henderika Folkers.  He was given an LDS Blessing May 2, 1920 by LeGrande Richards at Sugar House Ward, Granite Stake. Five years later, the...
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Leola Rae Dalley Hatch

Leola Rae Dalley Hatch
Leola Rae Dalley Hatch just celebrated her 90th birthday with 93 people.  She was born October 3, 1925 in Minersville, Utah in her grandparent's home.  Her parents, Leland and Zola Dalley, lived in Summit which is north of Cedar City. She is the oldest of five childredn; she had three brothers...
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Arland LeRoy and Ilean Hazel

Arland LeRoy and Ilean Hazel
"Meet you at the roller skating rink."  Arland LeRoy and Ilean Hazel did just that.  They met at the Roller Skating Rink at the Spanish Fork City Park. Arland was born on January 8, 1926 in the family home in Salem, located on the corner of 100 East and Hazel Drive....
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Max and Mava Walters

Max and Mava Walters
Max and Mava Walters are our Senior Spotlight for July.  Mava was born in Salt Lake City on July 15, 1942, but her family moved to Salem when she was six months old, so she is an original "Salem" girl.  Her parents were Wilford and Virgie Hunt.  Max was born in...
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LaRae Ficklin

LaRae Ficklin
A senior, small in stature with a big heart, is LaRae Ficklin.  She was born at home in February, 1930 in Leland, Utah (now part of Spanish Fork) to LeRoy and Twila Mae Allen Isaac.  She loved growing up in Leland.  She was 15 yeras old during WWII and she remembers...
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Missionary Spotlight - Glen Scholl

Missionary Spotlight - Glen Scholl
Glen Scholl and Judith Anne Jones were married in the St. George Temple in 1965. They met while attending the College of Southern Utah.  After graduating from college, Judy began teaching school in Norwalk, while Glen attended college at California State, Fullerton.  He transferred to the University of Utah and graduated...
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Missionary Spotlight-Alan Loveland

  Alan and Ellen Loveland live in Orem. They have been married 14 years. Alan is a retired building contractor, having had businesses in Alaska, Idaho and Utah. Ellen retired From UVU as a Professor in the School of Business teaching legal studies. She is also a lawyer on inactive status....
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