Merle Don Ockey

28 March 1926–17 January 2005 (Age 78)
Price, Carbon, Utah, United States

The Life of Merle Don

When Merle Don Ockey was born on 28 March 1926, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, his father, George Edward Ockey, was 41 and his mother, Anna Louise Corbitt, was 42. He married La Juana Wall on 10 October 1956, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 17 January 2005, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Redwood Memorial Estates, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Merle Don Ockey
1926–2005
La Juana Wall
1935–2007
Marriage: 10 October 1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1956
Price, Carbon, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 2

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset): apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place, probably in southern England.

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

Story Highlight

Merle Don Ockey

The Salt Lake Tribune M. Don Ockey M. Don Ockey 1926--2005 Our loving husband, father and grandfather, Don Ockey, returned to his Heavenly Father, Jan 17, 2005. He was born March 28, 1926 in Price, …

Sources (3)

  • Merle Ockey in household of George Edward Ockey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Merle Don Ockey in household of Geo Edward Ockey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Merle Don Ockey in household of George Edward Ockey, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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