|Name} Felix, Eileen||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Female|
|Birth: Date} Fam 24 Oct 1919||Place} Leamington, Millard, Utah|
|Marr.: Date} Exa 20 Apr 1945||Place} LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 11 Jan 2011||Place} Timpanogos Hospital, Orem, Utah, Utah|
|Burial: Date} Exa 15 Jan 2011||Place} Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah|
|Grave Marker} Yes||
|Parents: } Jacob Felix & Permelia Almira Greener|
Relationship No.} 117
|1st Household No.} 794 = Leamington, Millard, Utah|
| Occupation 1} Housewife |
Occupation 2} School teacher
Occupation 3} School psychologist
|Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints|
Johnson, Leonard Haws|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: Eileen Felix was born 20 Jun 1917 in Leamington, Millard, Utah. She was the
second daughter of Jacob Felix, a farmer, and Permelia Almira Greener. Her older siblings
were Leo, born in 1909, Ivan, born in 1912, and Leola, born in 1916, all in Hinckley, Millard,
In the 1920 U.S. census, Eileen'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.
In the 1940 U.S. census, Eileen's family was still 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. The children at home were Leola, 23, a nurse, Eileen, 21, who had completed 2 years of college; and LeeZell, 13, 6th grade.
During her early life in Springville, Eileen sang in choruses, duets,and solo, for weddings funerals, and social events. She performed in plays and operettes. She completed two years at BYU, and completed a two year Spanish-American Mission with the LDS Church. Eileen married Leonard Haws Johnson on 20 Apr 1945 in the Salt Lake LDS temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. She had met Leonard on her church mission. At the time of their marriage, he was a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Corps.
Leonard was a graduate from BYU with a degree in economics. During their marriage, he began his career with the Utah Farm Bureau, was promoted to the American Farm Bureau, and eventually was the supervisor for 32 years for all states west of the Mississippi.
Eileen continued her education at BYU, receiving her degree in 1948. In 1959, she returned to school at the University of Utah. Here she received a certification to teach English and Spanish, a certification in Special Education, a Masters Degree, and was certified as a School Psychologist. Through the years she taught in the Salt Lake City School District, the Granite School District, and the Division of Continuing Education at the University of Utah. She was a School Psychologist for the Granite School District.
Leonard and Eileen were both active in the LDS church. They raised a family of four children. While newspapers and city directories list them as being in Chicago, Illinos, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Denver, Colorado, their primary residence was at 2085 Atkin Avenue, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Leonard died 13 May 2010 in Provo, Utah, Utah. Eileen died 11 Jan 2011 at Timpanogos Hospital, Orem, Utah, Utah. They are buried in the Wasatch Lawn Memorial Gardens, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} Eileen Felix|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} Bachelors or Top 2 Degrees} Masters|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
Cause of Death}
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