Individual Record 2648

Name}   Stewart, Norma Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Exa  13 Oct 1915  B Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah
Marr.: Date} Exa  15 Aug 1936 Place} Holden, Millard, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa   9 Feb 2004 Place} Lehi, Utah, Utah
Burial: Date} Exa  14 Feb 2004 Place} American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, UT
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1984=Genealogy
Source 2} 1783=Birth certif
Source 3} 772 = 1920 USA cen
Source 4} 769 = 1930 USA cen
Source 5} 1725=Marriage rec
Source 6} 1876=Birth record
Source 7} 1987=1940 USA cen
Source 8} 1988=City directory
Source 9} 1989=Newspaper
Source 10}1004=Index
Source 11}770 = Obituary
Source 12}1735=S.S. record
Source 13}1983=Cemetery rec
Parents: } George Lyle Stewart & Clara May Walker
   Relationship No.} 148
1st Household No.} 821 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} Musician
       Occupation 2} Housewife
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Pate, Bud Walter
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Norma Stewart was born 13 Oct 1915 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  She was the second of eleven children of George Lyle Stewart and Clara May Walker.  Her father George was a farmer.  Her older sister Delna was born in Feb 1914.  According to family sources, her mother Clara May became ill with "tuberculosis of the bone"; nevertherless her brother Walker Duncan was born in May 1918, and brother George Lyle, Jr., in Nov 1919.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Norma was living with her family in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  The family owned their residence with a mortgage.  Her father George was a farmer, doing general farming.  The children were Delna, 5, Norma, 4, Walker D., 1, and George L., 2 months.  Her sister Florence was born in Nov 1921; then came sister Mary; her sister Melba was born in Aug 1925; brother Reed Murdoch in Sep 1927; and sister Joy in Jan 1930.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Norma was living with her family on Side Street N.S. in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  The family owned their farm, and her father George was a general farmer.  The children were Delna, 16, Norma, 14, Walker D., 11, George L., 9, Florence, 8, Mary, 6, Melba Jean, 4, Reid M., 2, and Joy, 3 months.  All but the youngest three children attended school.  Her brother Duane Walker was born in Nov 1932, her brother Walker Duncan died in 1932, and her brother Carl Don was born in May 1937.

Norma graduated from Hinckley High School.  While in high school, she had the lead in the school opera for three consecutive years and the lead in Little Women her senior year.  She attended Excelsis Beauty School in Salt Lake City, Utah.  While attending Beauty School, she sang with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for three years.

Norma Stewart, 20, married Bud W. Pate, 20, on 15 Apr 1935 in Holden, Millard, Utah.  By 1937, they were living in Los Angeles County, California where their first daughter was born.  In the 1940 U.S. census, Norma Pate, 24, and Bud W. Pate, 24, were living at 208½ Hilborn, Lodi, San Joaquin, California.  Bud was a clerk in a retail grocery store.  Norma had completed 4 years of high school.  Their daughter Patricia Rae was 2.

The Lodi, California, City Directory from 1940 through 1943 lists them at 208 rear Hilborn, 417 S Washn, and 318 E. Lodi av.  Bud was a clerk for Purity Stores for two years, then became a welder.  Their son Bud Duane was born in San Joaquin County.  They returned to Utah, where they made their residence in American Fork, Utah County.  Three more children were born in this marriage, Kay Lynn, Cynthia Sue, and Julianne.

In January 1959, Norma and Bud divorced, and Norma was granted custody of the minor children.  She continued to make her residence in American Fork.  When the children were raised, she went back to school and graduated from Utah Technical College.  She worked for many years at the Utah State Hospital.  She was an accomplished pianist, a member of the Latona Music Club, and sang in the American Fork Civic Chorus.

Norma Stewart Pate died 9 Feb 2004 in Lehi, Utah, Utah.  Services were held 14 Feb 2004 in the Anderson & Sons Mortuary Chapel, American Fork.  She was buried in the American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah.
Time of Birth} 2:00 a.m. Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social} Latona Musical Club
Baptism Date}   Place}   Click to enlarge
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Norma Stewart Pate
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Junior college   or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 12 Aug 2017
Date Created}  22 Jan  2005
Copyright © 2017 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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