Joseph Edward Mickelson, 1 May 1857 - 24 Jan 1937



DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)


    JOSEPH MICKELSON, Parowan; active Church worker, died at the Iron County 
Hospital Saturday, pneumonia.

    Was a farmer and stock raiser; born in Cedar City. May 1, 1856, son of 
Rasmus and Annie Mickelson; married Eliza Gurr, April 3, 1878; after Mrs. 
Mickelson's death, married Susan Meeks Miller; both marriages performed in 
St. George Temple; seven children were born to the second union.

    Only one brother, Rasmus Mickelson of Sanford, Colo. survives. Other 
survivors include Mrs. Mickelson, the following children: Sliza Mortensen. 
Delta; Joseph Edward Mickelson, Lovell, Wyo.; Lizzie Matheson, Parowan; John 
Mickelson, Parowan; Lovina Redd. Monticello; Bessie Stubbs, Parowan: Jessie 
M., Frank M., Lewis M., Mrs. Lorene Holm and Merril Mickelson. Parowan. 
There are 52 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; also a foster son, 
Douglas Miller.

    Funeral services will probably be held Tuesday in the Parowan West Ward 
chapel, direction, Bishop Hugh L. Adams. Interment will be the local 
cemetery.