|Name} Ahlstrom, McKay Neilsen (Kay)||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Male|
|Birth: Date} Fam 13 Apr 1920||Place} Cedar City, Iron, Utah|
|Marr.: Date} Exa 12 Apr 1941||Place} Manti LDS Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 27 Jun 1981||Place} Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah|
|Burial: Date} Exa 2 Jul 1981||Place} Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah|
|Grave Marker} Yes &||
|Parents: } John Alonzo Pitt Ahlstrom & Minerva Elizabeth Neilsen|
Household No.} 814
|1st Household No.} 814 = Cedar City, Iron, Utah|
| Occupation 1} Auto mechanic |
Occupation 2} Welder
|Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: McKay Neilsen Ahlstrom (Kay) was born 13 Apr 1920 in Cedar City, Iron,
Utah. He was the youngest of six children of Alonzo Pitt Ahlstrom and Minerva Elizabeth
Neilsen. His older siblings were Grace Neilsen, born in 1908, Leah N., 1910, Charles
Magnus, 1912, June, 1914, and Vera Neilsen, 1917.|
In the 1930 U.S. census, McKay was living with his family at 149 South 1st West in Cedar City, Iron, Utah. His parents owned their home, not on a farm, but did not have a radio set. His father Alonzo was a foreman for an institutional farm. The children at home were Charles, 17, a farm laborer, Junior, 15, Vera 11, and Mckay, 9. All four children attended school.
In the 1940 U.S. census, McKay was living with his family at 191 South 1st East in Cedar City, Iron, Utah. His parents owned their residence, His father was a night watchman for the city police department. The children at home were Charles, 27, a lumber truck driver; June, 28, a farmer; and McKay, 19, an automobile repairman. All of the boys had completed four years of high school.
McKay N. Ahlstrom, 21, married Ruth Robison, 21, on 12 Apr 1941 in the Manti Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah. They were married for 36 years and had a family of four children. They both obtained their pilot's license, and flew together.
Kay and Ruth are listed in the Salt Lake City, Utah City Directories from 1948 through 1960 as living at 733 East 39th South, Salt Lake City, Utah. Kay was an auto mechanic, and was often listed as Ahlstrom Body & Fender doing business at the rear of their residence. He also worked as a mechanic for the Petty Motor Co., a Ford dealership (1948), and Freed Motor Co., (1960), a Chrysler-Imperial dealership. In 1958 Kay is listed as a welder for EIMCO, the Eastern Iron and Metal Corporation.
The marriage lasted for 36 years, ending about 1977. At some point in time, Kay N. Ahlstrom was living at 733 E 3900 S, Murray, Utah. He died 27 Jun 1981 in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, and is buried in the Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} McKay Neilsen Ahlstrom|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} Twelfth grade or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
Cause of Death}
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