Sylvia Jane Dennis

Female 1917 - 1997  (79 years)


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  • Name Sylvia Jane Dennis  [1
    Born 20 Oct 1917  Boulder, Boulder Co., CO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Obituary Beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend, Sylvia Jane Hemingway died peacefully at home in Salt Lake City on July 23, 1997.
    She was born October 20, 1917 in Boulder, Colorado to Fred J. and Ilah Emily Irish Dennis. She married Harvey L. Hemingway on June 5, 1943 in Pullman, Washington.She graduated from Beach Lake High School in Beach Lake, Pennsylvania and she received a BS in Home Economics from Washington State University. She worked as a Home Economist with Washington Water Power Company and as a consultant at North Idaho College.
    A longtime resident of Salt Lake City, she was a member of Christ United Methodist Church where she was active in the Womens Society and taught Sunday School. She was also a Brownie Scout Leader.
    Sylvia's generous nature and loving heart will be missed by those who knew and loved her.
    She is survived by her daughter, Alice and son-in-law, Roger Muhr, Nebraska; sisters, Virginia Ellison, Pennsylvania; Ilah Thompson, California; and Martha Davis, Indiana; and one brother, Victor Dennis, Pennsylvania. Preceded in death by her husband, Harvey, her parents.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the MS Society or Christ United Methodist Church.
    A memorial service will be held at Christ United Methodist Church on Monday, July 28, 7:30 p.m. Interment: Forest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Evans and Early Funeral Directors. 
    Book Reference 12420  
    Died 23 Jul 1997  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Forest Cemetery, Coeur D'Alene, Kootenai Co., ID Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00752  Irish
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2011 

    Father Fred J. Dennis,   b. 13 Aug 1881, Boyds Mills, Wayne Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1958  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Ilah Emeline Irish,   b. 30 Dec 1893, Howe, Adair Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Dec 1915  Denver, Denver Co., CO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harvey L. Hemingway,   b. 20 Dec 1916, St. Maries, Benewah Co., ID Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1997, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1943  Pullman, Whitman Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. A.E. Hemingway
    Family ID F0447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1917 - Boulder, Boulder Co., CO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jun 1943 - Pullman, Whitman Co., WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jul 1997 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Forest Cemetery, Coeur D'Alene, Kootenai Co., ID Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Harvey L. and Sylvia J. Dennis Hemingway
    Harvey L. and Sylvia J. Dennis Hemingway

  • Sources 
    1. [S007136] Descendants of John Irish 1629-1963, Willis L. Irish.