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Maiben Bennett Ashby

Maiben Bennett Ashby

Male 1913 - 2005  (92 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 2 ancestors and 6 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Maiben Bennett Ashby 
    Birth 16 Jun 1913  Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christening 3 Aug 1913  Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Initiatory (LDS) 28 Apr 1933  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    FamilySearch ID KWZ9-G5P 
    Death 21 Jul 2005  St. George, Washington, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial 29 Jul 2005  St. George City Cemetery, Washington, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I19650  mytree
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2024 

    Father Rodney Badger Ashby,   b. 26 Oct 1872, Holden, Millard, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Jan 1948, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Jane Marinda Stephenson,   b. 16 Apr 1877, Holden, Millard, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Oct 1963, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 86 years) 
    Marriage 29 Sep 1898  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elsa Clara Wohlgemuth,   b. 21 Jun 1913, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 May 2003, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 89 years) 
    Marriage 24 Aug 1936  Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Maiben Bennett Ashby,   b. 27 Jul 1937, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Jul 1937, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)
     2. Arnold Carl Ashby
     3. Viola Rae Ashby
     4. Selma Ann Ashby
     5. Karen Lillian Ashby
     6. Elsa Jane Ashby
    Family ID F9505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Jun 1913 - Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristening - 3 Aug 1913 - Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 28 Apr 1933 - SLAKE Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 24 Aug 1936 - Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 21 Jul 2005 - St. George, Washington, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 29 Jul 2005 - St. George City Cemetery, Washington, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ashby, Maiben B b1913
    Ashby, Maiben B b1913

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:
      Maiben Bennett Ashby, 92, passed away in St. George, Utah on July 21, 20 0 5. He was born June 16, 1913 in Leamington, Ut to Jane Marinda Stephens o n and Rodney Badger Ashby. He married Elsa Clara Wohlgemuth Aug. 24, 19 3 6 in the LDS Manti Temple. Maiben lived in Leamington, Utah until he se rv ed a LDS Mission in Minnesota and North Dakota. After his mission he a tte nded and graduated from Branch Agricultural Junior College in Cedar C ity , Utah. He moved to St. George, Utah in 1937 and operated a service s tati on for six years, then worked in the Bank of St. George for anothe r six y ears. In 1948 he became a newspaper distributor and was responsib le for n ewspapers from Salt Lake City, Utah to Las Vegas, Nevada and Lo s Angeles , California. He supervised carriers in all of Washington Count y and part s of Southern Nevada.

      Maiben served as Scoutmaster, Explorer Advisor, Sunday School Teacher, D e acon's Advisor, Bishop's Counselor, Bishop, Stake High Counselor, and w a s awarded the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beave r Award. He also serv e d as District Commissioner of Scouting, Justice of the Peace St. Georg e P recinct for 16 years, St. George City Justice for six years and wa s a mem ber of the St. George Chamber of Commerce.

      Maiben inherited his green thumb from his mother. He raised an enormou s g arden for over 70 years and was still working in his garden three wee ks a go. He tried different and even exotic varieties of fruits and veget able s along with the usual corn, tomatoes, grapes and pecans. He is surv ive d by one son, Arnold Carl Ashby of West Valley City four daughters, V iol a Rae Rosengreen of Renton, WA, Selma Ann Johnson Brown of El Dorad o Hill s, CA, Karen Lillian Ginocchio of St. George, Utah and Elsa Jane P icklesi mer of St. George; 38 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; an d a sister , Nina Rasmussen. He was preceded in death by his beloved wif e Elsa.

      Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 29, 2005, 11 a.m., Bloomin g ton Hills LDS Ft. Pierce Chapel, 750 E. Ft. Pierce Dr., St. George, Uta h . Visitations will be held Thursday, 6-8 p.m., Metcalf Mortuary, 2 8 8 W . St. George Blvd. and Friday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., prior to services a t th e Ft. Pierce Chapel. Interment will be in the St. George City Cemete ry un der the direction of Metcalf Mortuary (435) 673-4221. Condolences m ay b e sent through the Metcalf website at www.metcalfmortuary.com.