Individual Record 2649

Name}   Stewart, George Lyle, Jr. (Lyle G.) Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:  Date} Fam 27 Nov 1919 Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah
Mar.1: Date} Exa  30 Oct 1948 Place}   , Utah, Utah     (Link)
Mar.2: Date} Fam  6 Oct 1986 Place} Provo, Utah, Utah       (Link)
Mar.3: Date} Exa  15 Aug 1960 Place} Provo, Utah, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  19 Aug 2010 Place} Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah
Burial: Date} Exa  23 Aug 2010 Place} Timpanogos Memorial Gardens, Orem, Utah, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1984=Genealogy
Source 2} 772 = 1920 USA cen
Source 3} 769 = 1930 USA cen
Source 4} 1953=1940 USA cen
Source 5} 1972=Military rec
Source 6} 1175=Military rec
Source 7} 1725=Marriage rec
Source 8} 1997=Newspaper
Source 9} 2005=Interview
Source 10}1004=Index
Source 11}1735=S.S. record
Source 12}1018=Death record
Source 13}1998=Obituary
Source 14}1983=Cemetery rec
Parents: } George Lyle Stewart & Clara May Walker
   Relationship No.} 148
1st Household No.} 821 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} Janitor
       Occupation 2} Millwright
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:  Jensen, Betty
                 Smith, Beverly Mildred
    Prime:  Carrel, Veatrice

 Total Number of} 3
Notes:  George Lyle Stewart was born on 27 Nov 1919, Thanksgiving Day, in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  He was the fourth of eleven children of George Lyle Stewart and Clara May Walker.  In later years to differentiate himself from his father, he went by the name Lyle G. Stewart.  His father George was a farmer.  His older sister Delna was born in Feb 1914, older sister Norma in Oct 1915, and older brother Walker in May 1918.

In the 1920 U.S. census, George was living with his family in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  The family owned their residence with a mortgage.  His father George was a farmer, doing general farming.  The children were Delna, 5, Norma, 4, Walker D., 1, and George L., 2 months.  His sister Florence was born in Nov 1921; then came sister Mary; his 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, George was living with his family on Side Street N.S. in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  The family owned their residence, and his 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.  His brother Duane Walker was born in Nov 1932.  His brother Walker came down with influenza, then pneumonia in Nov 1932.  He died just two weeks after the birth of his brother Duane.  One more brother, Carl Don was born in May 1937.

In the 1940 U.S. census, G. Lyle was living with his family in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  His parents owned their farm, valued at $1,500., and were living in the same house as in 1935.  His father George was a farmer, had completed four years of high school, and had earned $240. in 1939.  His mother Clara had completed one year of college.  The children at home were G. Lyle, 20, one year of college, working as a high school janitor, and had earned $175. in 1939; Florence, 18, three years of high school; Mary, 16, one year of high school, working as a janitor for the church school, and had earned $5. in 1939; Melba Jean, 14, 8th grade; Reed M., 12, 6th grade; Joy, 10, 4th grade; Duane W., 7; and Don, 2.  All of the children except Don attended school.

George L. attended Hinckley High School, graduating in 1938.  He excelled in track and was a member of the Boy Scouts of America.  He went on to study two years at the Branch Agricultural College in Cedar City, where he studied mechanics and welding.  He joined the National Guard on 11 Dec 1939.  Now going by the name of Lyle G. Stewart, he was activated into the U.S. Army on 3 Mar 1941.
Lyle's unit trained in San Luis Obispo, California, and then Fort Lewis, Washington.  He shipped overseas on 23 Aug 1942 and spent two years in Hawaii.  Then it was on to Guadalcanal, New Guinea, and the Phillippines, where he cleared mine fields.  He broke his ear drum, and was injured by shrapnel, spending several months in the hospital.  He received the Purple heart among his many awards for serving in the combat field.  After the war, he helped dismantle the Japanese internment cat at Topaz, Utah.  He was discharged 6 Oct 1945.

Lyle initially went to work for in his brother-in-law's heating, appliance and repair store in Orem, Utah.  He then worked for the Geneva Steel Company as a millwright for 32 years.  For 26 of those years he was also working four hours a day for the telephone company.

Lyle G. Stewart married Betty Jensen on 30 Oct 1948 in Utah County, Utah.  He was 28 and she was 16 years.  They made their home in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah.  They had two children David Lyle and Martha Lynette.  The marriage did not last and they were divorced, officially finalized 11 Oct 1956.

Lyle married Beverly Mildred Smith on 6 Oct 1956, in Provo, Utah, Utah.  They made their home at 30 East Second North, Pleasant Grove.  They had one daughter born in Aug 1957.  Beverly filed for divorce in May 1958 and an annulment was granted in Oct 1958.

Lyle married a third time to Veatrice Carrel on 15 Aug 1960 in Provo, Utah, Utah.  They made their home in Pleasant Grove.  Lyle enjoyed gardening, and his wife was active in the Pleasant Grove Garden Club.  She passed away 3 Jul 2003 in Pleasant Grove.

Lyle died 19 Aug 2010 in Pleasant Grove at the age of 90.  Funeral services were held 23 Aug 2010 in the Battle Creek First Ward Chapel.  He was buried with his wife in the Timpanogos Memorial Gardens, Orem, Utah.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Lyle G. Stewart
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Lyle G. Stewart
Education: Grade} Associate degree or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} National Guard       for the State of} Utah
Military: Service} Army                        for the State of} USA
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 17 Sep 2017
Date Created}  20 Aug 2017
Copyright © 2017 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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