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Information for Aletha Hopkins Levanger

11 January, 1892 27 June, 1983

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

June, 1983

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Aletha Hopkins

    Services for Aletha H. Levanger, 91, Homedale, who died Monday, June 27, at a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Homedale by Bishop Steven J. Carson of the Homedale First Ward.
    Interment will follow at the Wilder Cemetery, under the direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.
    She was born Jan. 11, 1892, at Glendale, Utah, to Joseph and Abigail Brimhall Hopkins.  She was reared and educated in Glendale. In 1910, she attended the Murdock Academy in Beaver, Utah, for a year.
    She married John F. Levanger in Salt Lake City May 22, 1912.  They served a mission in St. George, Utah, for two years.  They returned to Glendale where they lived until 1938, when they moved to Homedale.  They farmed for several years and moved into town in 1943, where they have since resided.  He died in June of 1972.
    She was a member of the Homedale First Ward LDS Church, and was active as a Sunday school teacher, a stake missionary for several years, a visiting teacher and in the Relief Society Presidency.
    She is survived by three sons, Ray and Bernard Levanger of Homedale, and Ross Levanger of Ontario; two daughters, Mrs. Irene Blake of Burley, and Mrs. Delma Carson of Homedale; two sisters, Lydia Snow of St. George, Utah, and Hazel McMullen of Snowflake, Ariz.; 22 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, a brother, three sisters and three grandchildren.
    Friends may call at the chapel today from 3 until 8 p.m.; Thursday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m.; and Friday at the church from 1 until 1:50 p.m.

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