Saturday, September 29, 2012

Verlynnn (Vernon) Harold Markwad 1911-1988 and Dorothy Helen Halsey 1919-1993

Verlynn (Vernon) Harold Markwad
Born 3 Sep 1911 Westboro, Atchison, Missouri
Parents:  Charles Lewis Markwad and Bessie Ray Smith
Occupation:  Military, non-commissioned officer T/SGT in USAF 67th Tac. Recon. Wing.  Served in Kimpo, Korea 1954.  Retired 30 Apr 1958 LAFB, Nebraska
Note: He was a prison sergeant and his duties included assigning details to prisoners, supervising discharges of prisoners and conducting the rehabilitation program.  He took classes in Domestic Disturbances at the Provost Marshal General's school in 1951
Given 25 years of service award  at VA hospital 17 Dec 1967
At time of his death, he served as a crossing guard for the Murray School District
Married 1) Cora Elizabeth Riley (Divorced)
Children: Arlene (died 24 Oct 1936 she only lived 4 months, 4 days) 
Note: After their divorce, Cora  married Frank Emil Linke 11 Dec 1937 in King, Washington
2) Dorothy Helen Halsey Abbott 24 Dec 1952 Spokane, Spokane, Washington (Divorced)
Children: one, still living
3) Elva Lorena Rasmussen Johnson Moss 28 Jul 1976 Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada
Children:  none
Baptized a member of LDS Church 6 Nov 1976 in Midvale, Utah
Note:  birth year and place are wrong on baptism certificate.  It claims he was born in McCook, Lancaster, Nebraska in 1910
Died 26 Feb 1988 Cottonwood Hospital Medical Center, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah
Note: Cause of death:  Brain stem infarction, vascular artery brain occlusion, emphysema of lungs
Buried Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah
Sources
1920 US Census for Hitchcock, Red Willow, Nebraska (age 8, living with Aunt Minnie)
Missouri Birth Certificate Film 48919
Marriage with Elva:  Marriage Certificate Book 492, #850442
Utah Death Certificate file # 18-804
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105699503

Dorothy Helen Halsey
Born 23 Nov 1919 Marshall County, Missouri
Parents Richard Ross Halsey and Nana Imogene Hall
Married 1) Richard Elmer Abbott (Divorced 1948)
Children: Barbara
Died 15 Nov 1993 Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska
Buried Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska Plot: Sec-28 Sp-7228 (no stone)
Sources
1920 US Census Saline, Missouri (age 1)
Memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=74093854
Pedigree charts prepared by Cleta M Fisher in 2004

CHILDREN

One, still living
Born
Married
No Children
Died
Buried
Sources
Personal knowledge

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