Betty Louise Rice

5 June 1925–19 September 2005 (Age 80)
Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Betty Louise

When Betty Louise Rice was born on 5 June 1925, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Leonard Rice, was 29 and her mother, Ruth Marie Zobell, was 24. She married Marvin Vance Wohlford on 29 January 1946, in Walla Walla, Washington, United States. She died on 19 September 2005, in Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Wayne Mentzer
1923–2007
Betty Louise Rice
1925–2005
Marriage: 13 September 1948
David Wayne Mentzer
1949–2014
Donna Mentzer

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 September 1948
Baker, Oregon, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1938 · Murray Theater Opens

Age 13

Murray Theater opened on October 28, 1938, and was built by Tony Duvall. The opening shows were Alexander's Ragtime Band and Hawaiian Holiday. The white front of the theater was lit by fluorescent lighting with a red vertical sign. The theater also screened blockbuster Hollywood movies such as Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.
1946 · First Zoning Ordinances Adopted

Age 21

First zoning ordinances and building codes were adopted in 1946.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: variant of Reese .2 Americanized spelling of German Reis .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Betty Louise Rice Mentzer in household of Leonard Wayne Mentzer, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Betty Louise Rice Mentzer in household of Leonard Wayne Mentzer, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Betty Lou Rice in household of Leonard Rice, "United States Census, 1930"

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