Individual Record 2636

Name}   Felix, Leola Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Exa 20 Jun 1917 Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah
Marr.: Date} Fam 30 Jul 1941 Place} LDS Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  17 Jun 1986 Place} Doxey Hatch Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Burial: Date} Exa 20 Jun 1986 Place} Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1916=Genealogy
Source 2} 1827=1920 USA cen
Source 3} 764 = 1930 USA cen
Source 4} 768 = 1940 USA cen
Source 5} 1941=Newspaper
Source 6} 1942=City directory
Source 7} 1004=Index
Source 8} 1735=S.S. record
Source 10}1916=Obituary
Source 11}1528=Cemetery rec
Source 12}1894=Cemetery rec
Parents: } Jacob Felix & Permelia Almira Greener
   Relationship No.} 117
1st Household No.} 793 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2} Registered nurse
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Larsen, Rex A.
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Leola Felix was born 20 Jun 1917 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  She was the first daughter of Jacob Felix, a farmer, and Permelia Almira Greener.  Her older brother Leo was born in 1909, and older brother Ivan in 1912.  Her younger sister Eileen was born in 1919 in Leamington, Millard, Utah.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Leola's family was living in Leamington, Millard, Utah.  They owned their farm, with a mortgage.  Her 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, Leola's family was living at 689 South 4th East in Springville, Utah, Utah.  They owned their home and had a radio set.  Her 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.

Leola was active in the Gleaner Girls, acting in a one-act play.  She was also in charge of the Dutch dinner given by the high school food and nutrition class.  She graduated from Springville high school in May 1935.  From 1935 to 1937, she attended Utah State, living with her grandmother Elizabeth Felix at 422 North 4th East, Logan, Utah.  From 1937 to 1939, she attended nursing school at the LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, living in the nursing quarters.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Leola was back home in the family home at 689 South 4th East, Springville,Utah.  The home now had a value of $3,000.  Her father Jacob was a car inspector for the railroad company.  Leola, 23, was a nurse and office girl in a doctor's office, and had completed 2 years of college.  Eileen, 21, had completed 2 years of college; and LeeZell, 13, 6th grade.

Leola married Rex A. Larsen on 30 Jul 1941 in the Logan LDS temple, Logan, Cache, Utah.  She instantly had a daughter from her husband's first marriage, and they added three sons and another daughter of their own.

Leola and Rex's first residence was 1483 E. 3010 South, Springville, Utah.  They sold this in early 1943 for $5,000. and moved to Salt Lake City, Utah.  In 1945 they were living at 2204 Redondo.  From 1948 through 1965, the City Directories list their address as 3677 S. 2455 East, Salt Lake City.  Their later addresses included 5463 Arcadia Ln., Holladay, Utah, a duplex built by Rex, and 2745 Maurice Dr., Salt Lake City, Utah (in 1984).

Leola was a registered nurse, and worked at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City for 25 years.  In 1963 she was the head nurse in charge of the large nursery department in the Cottonwood Hospital.

Leola was an active member of the LDS church, and was a member of the Holladay 23rd Ward in later life.

Leola's husband Rex died 30 Jan 1984 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  Leola, 68, died 17 Jun 1986 at the Doxey Hatch Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Cause of death was congestive heart failure.  Burial was 20 Jun 1986 alongside her husband in the Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Utah.
Time of Birth} 7:30 p.m. Time of Death} 10:00 p.m. Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Leola Felix
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Leola Felix in 1939
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} College, 2 yrs       or Top 2 Degrees} Nursing school
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death} Congestive heart failure
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 13 Dec 2016
Date Created}  31 Aug 2016
Copyright © 2016 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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