|Name} Felix, Ivan||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Male|
|Birth: Date} Exa 18 Nov 1912 B &||Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah|
|Marr.1: Date} Exa 1 Oct 1934||Place} LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah (Link)|
|Marr.2: Date} Fam 29 Jul 1953||Place} Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah (Link)|
|Death: Date} Fam 8 Jul 1998||Place} Springville, Utah, Utah|
|Burial: Date} Fam 11 Jul 1998||Place} Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah|
|Grave Marker} Yes||
|Parents: } Jacob Felix & Pamela Almira Greener|
Relationship No.} 117
|1st Household No.} 793 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah|
| Occupation 1} Janitor/custodian |
Occupation 2} Carpenter
Occupation 3} Railroad carman
|Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints|
Total Number of} 2
|Notes: Ivan Felix was born 18 Nov 1912 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah. He was the
second son of Jacob Felix, a farmer, and Permelia Almira Greener. His older brother Leo was
born in 1909. His sister Leola was born in 1917, in Hinckley, and his sister Eileen was
born in 1919 in Leamington, Millard, Utah.|
In the 1920 U.S. census, Ivan's family was living in Leamington, Millard, Utah. They owned their farm, with a mortgage. His father Jacob was a general farmer, farming on his own account. The children were Leo, 10, Ivan, 7, Leola 2, and Ileen, 2 months. Leo and Ivan attended school. The family moved to Springville, Utah, Utah. Here a sister Burnell was born prematurely in 1921, and died the next day.
In the 1930 U.S. census, Ivan's family was living at 689 South 4th East in Springville, Utah, Utah. They owned their home and had a radio set. His father Jacob was a general farmer working on his own account. The children were Leo, 20, a minister for the L.D.S. church; Ivan 17, Leola, 12, and Eileen, 10, all attending school; and Lazell, 2.
Ivan Felix, 21, married Gladys Thompson, 19, on 1 Oct 1934 in the LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. The 1939 City Directory lists their address at 689 S 4th East, Springville, and identifies Ivan as a farmer.
In the 1940 U.S. census, Ivan Felix, 27, and his wife Gladys, 25, were living at 440 East 7th South, Springville, Utah, Utah. They owned their home, valued at $250. Ivan was a custodian for the armory, and had completed four years of high school. They had three children, James I., 4, Carl J., 3, and Gordon K., 1. Later, Beth would be added to the family.
On 3 Mar 1941, Ivan enlisted in the National Guard, serving as First Sergeant in the Corps of Engineers. At the time of his enlistment in Springville, he was described as married, with three years of high school, 72" tall, weighing 172 lbs. His civil occupation was carpenter.
From 1944 forward the City Directory lists their address at 665 South 4th East, Springville, and identifies Ivan as a carman or inspector for the Union Pacific Railroad.
The local newspaper reported that Ivan had been wounded by shot gun pellets by some errant juveniles. It also reported on his activities as a boy scout leader, a member of the Provo Old Timers Club, treasurer in the local Democratic Party district, and in the LDS Church, serving in the Springville First Ward Bishopric.
Ivan's wife Gladys died 28 Jan 1953 of a thrombosis, and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah.
Ivan married Juanita Barney Alvey on 29 Jul 1953 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. Together they served an LDS mission in Canada in 1977, among the Lamanites. Ivan and Juanita were together for 45 years. In their later years they wintered in Overton, Utah. From 1944 forward the City Directory lists their address at 1155 South 700 East, Springville, and identifies Ivan as a carman for the Union Pacific Railroad.
Ivan died of cancer on 8 Jul 1998 in Springville, Utah, Utah. He was buried 11 Jul 1998 in the Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, with his first wife Gladys.
|Time of Birth} 3:00 a.m.||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social} Boy Scouts|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} Ivan Felix|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} High school, 4 yrs or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} National Guard for the State of} Utah|
Cause of Death} Cancer
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