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Frankie Nelson

Frankie Nelson

Female 1937 - 2021  (84 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has more than 100 ancestors and 46 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Photos
    Nelson, Frankie
    Frankie Nelson
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Nelson, Don Giles and Kids Kaye & Frankie 1944
    Nelson, Don Giles and Kids Kaye & Frankie 1944
    Nelson, Don Giles Family
    Nelson, Don Giles Family
    Nelson, Don Giles Family
    Nelson, Don Giles Family
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Whipple, A Eugene - Nelson, Frankie Wedding
    Gladys & Don Nelson, Grace and Eugene Whipple, Kaye Nelson Eugene & Frankie Whipple
    Nelson, Don Giles Family ~1938
    Nelson, Don Giles Family ~1938
    Nelson, Don Giles Family New Years Night 1945
    Nelson, Don Giles Family New Years Night 1945
    Nelson, Frankie and Whipple, Eugene with Nelson, Lorraine
    Nelson, Frankie and Whipple, Eugene with Nelson, Lorraine
    Nelson, Frankie - Lorraine 1945
    Nelson, Frankie - Lorraine 1945
    Nelson, Frankie and Nelson, Kaye - Christmas
    Nelson, Frankie and Nelson, Kaye - Christmas
    Nelson, Frankie - Infant
    Nelson, Frankie - Infant
    Nelson, Frankie - Infant
    Nelson, Frankie - Infant
    Nelson, Frankie - toddler
    Nelson, Frankie - toddler
    Nelson, Frankie - toddler
    Nelson, Frankie - toddler
    Nelson, Frankie ~1 year
    Nelson, Frankie ~1 year
    Nelson, Frankie 3-4 years
    Nelson, Frankie 3-4 years
    Nelson, Frankie 6-8 years playing the piano
    Nelson, Frankie 6-8 years playing the piano
    Nelson, Frankie 6-8 years
    Nelson, Frankie 6-8 years
    Nelson, Frankie and Karma
    Nelson, Frankie and Karma
    Nelson, Frankie Christmas 1940
    Nelson, Frankie Christmas 1940
    Nelson, Frankie Dance Costume
    Nelson, Frankie Dance Costume
    Nelson, Frankie Dance Costume
    Nelson, Frankie Dance Costume
    Nelson, Frankie
    Nelson, Frankie
    Nelson, Frankie Winter 1958
    Nelson, Frankie Winter 1958
    Benson, Gladys - Nelson, Frankie - Toddler
    Benson, Gladys - Nelson, Frankie - Toddler
    Benson, Gladys - Nelson, Frankie
    Benson, Gladys - Nelson, Frankie
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Nelson, Don G - Old House
    Nelson, Don G - Old House
    Gladys Benson, Kaye and Frankie Nelson
    Eames, Elizabeth G b1884 with Gr Kids, Kaye - Frankie - Lorraine Nelson
    Eames, Elizabeth G b1884 with Gr Kids, Kaye - Frankie - Lorraine Nelson
    4 Generations

Frankie Nelson - Gladys Benson - Elizabeth Eames - Elizabeth Greaves
    4 Generations Frankie Nelson - Gladys Benson - Elizabeth Eames - Elizabeth Greaves
    Nelson, Frankie b1937 Memorial Day 2003
    Nelson, Frankie b1937 Memorial Day 2003

    Headstones


  • Name Frankie Nelson 
    Birth 1 Jan 1937  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christening 25 Apr 1937  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1940  Price, Carbon, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 3 Jan 1967  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    FamilySearch ID LFGT-HWF 
    Death 22 Nov 2021  West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial 11 Dec 2021  West Jordan City Cemetery, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I18  mytree
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2024 

    Father Don Giles Nelson,   b. 8 Sep 1904, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Jan 1985, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Gladys Benson,   b. 12 Nov 1909, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Jan 1995, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years) 
    Marriage 8 Dec 1930  Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alvin Eugene "Gene" Whipple,   b. 7 Mar 1935, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Jul 2020, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years) 
    Marriage 25 Sep 1952  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • MARRIAGE: Copy of Marriage Certificate in the possession of Steven Whipp l e.

      MARRIAGE: Copy of Temple Marriage Certificate in the possession of Stev e n Whipple.
    Children 
    +1. Living
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    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1 Jan 1937 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristening - 25 Apr 1937 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Price, Carbon, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 25 Sep 1952 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInitiatory (LDS) - 3 Jan 1967 - SLAKE Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 22 Nov 2021 - West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 11 Dec 2021 - West Jordan City Cemetery, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Based on personal records of Steven Whipple.

      MARRIAGE: Copy of Marriage Certificate in the possession of Steven Whipp l e.

      MARRIAGE: Copy of Temple Marriage Certificate in the possession of Stev e n Whipple.

      BIRTH: Copy of Birth Certificate in the possession of Steven Whipple.

      Obituary: Frankie Nelson Whipple passed away peacefully Monday, Novemb e r 22, 2021, at age 84. She was born January 1, 1937, to Gladys Benson a n d Don Giles Nelson, the second of three children. She married her swee t h eart Gene Whipple September 25, 1952. Together they had six children : Ter ry (Susan), Randy (Lynn), Steven (Kelly), Christopher (Thong Vanh) , Lilli e Neeley (Patrick), David (Jessica), and many grandchildren and g reat -gr andchildren.

      Frankie was a life-long learner. She loved reading and sharing books wi t h her grandchildren. With determination she earned her bachelor’s degr e e from the University of Utah in education, magna cum laude, while sti l l raising her family. She was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Beta Ka pp a. She Completed the requirements for the Honor's Program. She taugh t rea ding at Hillcrest Junior High and was very successful at it. Franki e wa s also a gifted writer and poet.

      Frankie was a talented seamstress. She made many of her own clothes, a s w ell as several adorable matching outfits for the children. She love d stuf fed animals, fairies, and anything whimsical. Her house reflecte d her lov e of color and pattern together.

      Frankie loved traveling. She and Gene spent their golden years traveli n g around the US in their motor home. She especially loved Native Americ a n art and memorabilia.

      Frankie was very musical, and she was an accomplished pianist and pl a y e d many of the classics such as Chopin and Rachmaninoff. She taugh t pi ano to her grandchildren. She was a choir director and organist in h er wa rd for many years. One of her greatest joys was to gather around th e pian o at Christmastime and sing Christmas songs in parts.

      Her family meant everything to her. She loved having get-togethers at h e r house with family around. Christmas Eve was a big event in her life , an d she loved the noisy, messy event with the grandchildren’s squea l s of d elight with her gifts. You could always find her with the newes t baby i n her arms.

      Frankie is survived by her children, grandchildren. She was preceded i n d eath by her husband, parents, and her brother Kaye and sister Lorrain e, d aughter-in-law Karen, and great-grandson Jonathan Wareing.

      The funeral will be held on Saturday, December 11th, at 11:00 a.m., at t h e Premier Funeral Services (67 East 8000 South) in Midvale. A viewing w il l precede the service at 10:30 a.m. We would request that those atten d i n g wear masks.

      We would like to thank the caring staff and Copper Ridge Care Center f o r their thoughtful care to Mom and Dad while they were there.