Alphabetical Alumni
Groesfech, John Rowe

Groesfech, John Rowe

John Groesfech

Collegiate Grad of BYU, Class of 1923. John Rowe Groesfech. He received a BS Degree in Secondary Education in 1923. Source: Annual Record, B.Y. University, Book 10, page 320. ~ ~ ~ ~ Collegiate Grad of BYU, Class of 1925. John Rowe Groesfech. He received an MS Degree in Educational Administration in 1925. Source: Annual Record, B.Y. University, Book 10, page 320.

Groneman, Gloria Orilla

Groneman, Gloria Orilla
East Lansing, Michigan US

Gloria and Sheldon Lowry

Class of 1944. Gloria O. Groneman. Married Sheldon G. Lowry. Her parents: Peter LaVar Groneman and Orilla Buys Strong Groneman. The children of Peter and Orilla Groneman included: Garth Groneman, Anita Groneman Fisher, Jack LaVar Groneman, Gloria Groneman Lowry [BYH Class of 1944], Charlene Groneman Knapp and Janet Groneman Shultz. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Gloria Orilla Groneman Lowry. East Lansing, Michigan. Beloved Mother, Grandmother and friend, Gloria, passed away on April 12, 2013 at the age of 87. A devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she served as a leader and teacher. The influence of her love, wisdom and testimony of Jesus Christ blessed all those who knew her. Gloria graduated from Provo High School [actually Brigham Young High School, Class of 1944], attended Brigham Young University as an English major, later receiving training in interior design from the Chicago Institute of Design. She worked for Ethan Allen and as a freelance designer once her children were grown. She said her greatest roles were as a wife and mother. She married her high school sweetheart, Sheldon G. Lowry [born August 25, 1924, and died January 18, 2004, at age 79], on April 3, 1946. Mrs. Lowry is survived by her daughters, Pamela Appleton, Martha Lowry, Tina (Rich) St. Onge, Amanda (Weldon) Poole; 21 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; a sister Charlene and her half sister Janet. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 431 E. Saginaw Street, East Lansing, Michigan. Viewing from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at Estes Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel and from 10-10:45 on Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Hospice or to the Perpetual Education Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. [Provo Daily Herald, Tuesday, April 16, 2013] ~ ~ ~ ~ HER HUSBAND'S OBITUARY: Sheldon Gaylon Lowry. East Lansing, Michigan. Beloved and well respected local leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints passed away on January 18, 2004 at the age of 79. Sheldon G. Lowry earned a BA from BYU and went on to receive an MA and PHD from Michigan State University, with post graduate work at the University of Chicago. He has been a research associate of the Health Information Foundation in New York City; and Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University; Consultant to the American Red Cross; Senior Social Scientist at the US Department of Agriculture; Professor and Assistant Dean at Michigan State University and active in a private practice in marriage and family counseling. Dr. Lowry has been a member of the continuing education committee of MAMFT, the Board of Director of MCFR, area coordinator of AMCAP, Journal editor, Ford member, Vice President, and President of the Rural Sociological Society and was elected a delegate to the 1980 White House conference on the family, chairman of MSU of federal court union member services committee. He was the youngest of 15 children, 12 of whom preceeded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gloria G. Lowry; 4 daughters, Pamela Appleton, Martha Hancock, Kristine (Richard) St. Onge, and Amanda (Weldon) Poole; 21 grandchildren; and 19 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 24, 2004 at the LDS Church, 431 E. Saginaw Street, East Lansing, Michigan, with Bishop Richard E. Winder of the Lansing Ward of the LDS Church officiating. The family suggested memorial contributions to Hospice of Lansing or to the Perpetual Education Fund of the LDS Church in memory of Sheldon G. Lowry. [Provo Daily Herald, January 23, 2004]

Grosjean, Glen C.

Grosjean, Glen C.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Glen Grosjean

Class of 1950. Football, Track, Chorus, Opera, Band, French Club. OBITUARY: Glenn C. Grosjean passed away January 24, 1996 at his home, from complications of emphysema. He was born in Logan, Utah, June 12, 1932 to Albert C. and Verrell S. Grosjean. He was educated in Provo City schools, graduating from B.Y. High in 1950. He attended the University of Utah. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He married Jeannine Anderson in 1953, together they had three children. They were later divorced. He then married Evelyn (Kris) Smart. They divorced also. He worked for several years for the Sears Corporation. He was also a self-employed jeweler. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a good friend to many, who will miss him. He is survived by his children, Rick C. Clark, Preston, Idaho; Jeff N. Clark, Hacienda Heights, Calif.; Staci L. Clark, Sacramento, Calif.; father, Albert C. Grosjean, Orem, Utah; sister, Maxine (Don) McIntosh, Orem, Utah; six grandchildren and special friend, Marge Lopez, Salt Lake City, Utah. Preceded in death by his mother in 1989. Funeral services were held Monday, January 29, 1996 in Salt Lake City. Interment: Logan City Cemetery. [Deseret News, Sunday, January 28, 1996.]

Grow, David Spencer
895 S. Carterville Road
Orem, Utah 84097-6643 US

David and Judy Grow
  • Work: (801) 724-9942

Class of 1957. David S. Grow. Student Body President 1957. Football, Track, Wrestling, Junior Class President, Legislative Forum State, Interpretive Speech, Childrens Theater, Ski Club, Dave Club Vice President, Chorus, Model U.N., Exchange Assembly. BYU 1961. He married Judy. ~ ~ ~ ~ His parents: David Spencer Grow and Arta Hazel Lind Grow, married 1936 in Salt Lake City. Both are deceased. Seven children: sons, David Spencer Grow [BYH Class of 1957], Steven Lind Grow [BYH Class of 1962], both of Provo; daughters, Gina Grow Nelson [BYH Class of 1964], San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Linda Grow Burton [BYH Class of 1970], Huntsville, Utah. Deceased children: Gordon Henry Grow [died June 10, 1963, BYH Class of 1966]; two daughters, DeeAnn Hazel Grow, and Karen Fae Grow Tuomisto. ~ ~ ~ ~ Alternate email: judywgrow@hotmail.com @2010

Grow, Gina Marie

Grow, Gina Marie
1580 Lizzie Street
San Luis Obispo, California 93401-3009 US

Gina and Steve Nelson
  • Home: (805) 544-7969

Class of 1964. Gina Grow. Student Body Head Cheerleader 63, Homecoming Queen, Dramatics, Forensics, Chorus, Band, Seminary Graduate, Pep Club, Hi-Steppers, Ski Club, Honor Society, Homeroom Rep. ~ ~ ~ ~ Married Stephen Rich Nelson, BYH Class of 1961. Her parents: David Spencer Grow and Arta Hazel Lind Grow, married 1936 in Salt Lake City. Both are deceased. Seven children: sons, David Spencer Grow [BYH Class of 1957], Steven Lind Grow [BYH Class of 1962], both of Provo; daughters, Gina Grow Nelson [BYH Class of 1964], San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Linda Grow Burton [BYH Class of 1970], Huntsville, Utah. Deceased children: Gordon Henry Grow [died June 10, 1963, BYH Class of 1966]; two daughters, DeeAnn Hazel Grow, and Karen Fae Grow Tuomisto. ~ ~ ~ ~ Alternate email: nelsonsteve3@gmail.com @2011

Grow, Gordon Henry

Grow, Gordon Henry
Provo, Utah US

Gordon Grow

Class of 1966 - Honorary Member. His parents: David Spencer Grow and Arta Hazel Lind Grow, married 1936 in Salt Lake City. Both are deceased. Seven children: sons, David Spencer Grow [BYH Class of 1957], Steven Lind Grow [BYH Class of 1962], both of Provo; daughters, Gina Grow Nelson [BYH Class of 1964], San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Linda Grow Burton [BYH Class of 1970], Huntsville, Utah. Deceased children: Gordon Henry Grow [died June 10, 1963, BYH Class of 1966]; two daughters, DeeAnn Hazel Grow, and Karen Fae Grow Tuomisto.

Grow, Karen Fae

Karen Tuomisto

Class of 1961 ~ Honorary. Karen Grow. Karen Fae Grow was born May 7, 1943 in Provo, Utah. Her parents: David Spencer Grow and Arta Hazel Lind Grow, married 1936 in Salt Lake City. Both are deceased. Seven children: sons, David Spencer Grow [BYH Class of 1957], Steven Lind Grow [BYH Class of 1962], both of Provo; daughters, Gina Grow Nelson [BYH Class of 1964], San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Linda Grow Burton [BYH Class of 1970], Huntsville, Utah. Deceased children: Gordon Henry Grow [died June 10, 1963, BYH Class of 1966]; two daughters, DeeAnn Hazel Grow, and Karen Fae Grow Tuomisto. ~ ~ ~ ~ Karen Grow married _____ Tuomisto. She died on July 29, 1986.

Grow, Laraine
409 Ridge Lane
Hockessin, Delaware 19707-9632 US

Laraine and Russ Hakes
  • Work: 302-239-9690

Class of 1969. Laraine Grow. BYU BS Home Economics Education 1974. BYU MS Home Economics Education 1979. She married Russell Alan Hakes. ~ ~ ~ ~ Her parents: Stewart Lofgren Grow and Sarah Mabey Grow. Laraine's brothers and sisters: Stewart (Julie) Grow, Robert (Emma) Grow [BYH Class of 1967], Jeanne Ann Grow Whiting (Steve), Carolyn Grow Daily (Ken), and Mary Kathleen Grow. ~ ~ ~ ~ Russell A. Hakes is a Professor of Law at the Widener University School of Law, Delaware Campus, Wilmington, Delaware. B.S., BYU 1971, M.S., Yale University, J.D. 1976, BYU, J. Reuben Clark Law School 1978. At BYU he served as a member of the BYU Law Review. Following graduation from law school, Professor Hakes worked as an Associate Attorney for Adams, Duque and Hazeltine in Los Angeles, California, from 1978-85, and as Partner at Adams, Duque and Hazeltine, from 1985-88; and Head of the Real Estate Practice Group, 1986-88. Professor Hakes joined the faculty at Widener in 1988 as an Associate Professor of Law and was promoted to full professor in July 2003. Professor Hakes is admitted to practice in California, and he teaches and writes in the areas of Property, Payment Systems, Secured Transactions, and Sales and Leases. Professor Hakes has been active in a number of professional and civic organizations, including The Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Section of Business Law of The American Bar Association, The Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Commercial Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association; and The Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Business Law Section of The State Bar of California. In those organizations, he is one of the editors of the Annual Survey of Commercial Law and has been active in preparing legislation that has become part of the commercial law and as a regular panelist for continuing legal education seminars. Alternate email: rahakes@msn.com

Grow, Linda Jane
PO Box 57
Huntsville, Utah 84317 US

Linda and Jeffry Burton
  • Cell: 801.791.4215

Class of 1970. Linda Grow. Linda married Jeffry R. Burton in 1975. They have six children: Lacy Jane, Spencer, Matthew, Brigham, Christopher, and Savanna. They have 10 grandchildren also. Graduated with a BA from USU in 1974, received RN from BYU in 1975, certified in Early Childhood Special Education in 2006. Linda is currently teaching Special Education preschool in the Weber School District. ~ ~ ~ ~ Linda's parents: David Spencer Grow and Arta Hazel Lind Grow, married 1936 in Salt Lake City. Both are deceased. Seven children of David Spencer and Arta Hazel Grow: sons, David Spencer Grow [BYH Class of 1957], Steven Lind Grow [BYH Class of 1962], both of Provo; daughters, Gina Grow Nelson [BYH Class of 1964], San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Linda Grow Burton [BYH Class of 1970], Huntsville, Utah. Deceased children: Gordon Henry Grow [died June 10, 1963, BYH Class of 1966]; two daughters, DeeAnn Hazel Grow, and Karen Fae Grow Tuomisto. ~ ~ ~ ~ Alternate address: 7401 East 500 North, Huntsville, Utah. @2010

Grow, Robert M.
15599 Harrow Lane
Poway, California 92064-2378 US

Robert and Emma Grow
  • Home: 858-679-6699

Class of 1967. Robert Grow. Senior Class Social Chair, 1967. Letterman, Forensics (Region, State), Football (honorable Mention Region 4 as a Senior), Wrestling, 4th Year Seminary, Class Senator. He married Emma. ~ ~ ~ ~ His parents: Stewart Lofgren Grow and Sarah Mabey Grow. Robert's brothers and sisters: Larainne Grow (Robert) Hakes [BYH Class of 1969], Stewart (Julie) Grow, Robert (Emma) Grow - [BYH Class of 1967], Jeanne Ann Grow Whiting (Steve), Carolyn Grow Daily (Ken), and Mary Kathleen Grow. ~ ~ ~ ~ PATENT: Segmentation and reassembly of data frames. Patent 6629147 issued 2003-09-30 Application 09/540,925 filed 2000-03-31. A system and method of transmitting data frames between a plurality of input ports to a plurality of output ports is described. The input ports segment portions of the received data frames to provide smaller data cells which are individually transmitted to an output port associated with a destination of the segmented data frame. Based upon information provided in the data cells received at the output port, the output port determines the ordinal positions of the received data cells within the segmented data frame and reassembles the data frame which was segmented at the input port. The output port then forwards the reassembled frame toward the associated destination. Inventor: Robert Grow, Poway California. Assignee: Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, California. ~ ~ ~ ~ Bob Grow Chair, IEEE 802.3; Vice Chair, IEEE-SA Standards Board; Principal Architect, Corporate Technology Group: Intel Corporation. Phone: 858-679-2077 - Alternate email addresses: bob.grow@intel.com or bob.grow@ieee.org ~ ~ ~ ~ Bob and his family have lived in the San Diego area since 1983, moving from Penasquitos to Poway in 1992. He did a short stint in Pacific Beach in 1974, so he has now lived longer in the San Diego area longer than he did in Provo. ~ ~ ~ ~ Alternate email: bob.grow@ieee.org @2010

Grow, Steven Lind
2125 Oak Lane
Provo, Utah 84604

Steve & Mary Jane Grow
  • Work: 801-368-3396
  • Cell: 801-368-3396

Class of 1962. Steve Grow. 1961 Student Body Head Cheerleader. Newspaper Editor, Dramatics, Forensics, Seminary Graduate, Ski Club, Thespians, Model U.N., Honor Society, Football, Wrestling, Y'd World Yearbook, Seminary President, Soph Class President, Mr. Thespis, Preferred Man, Speech Achievement, Science Achievement, BYU Scholarship. BYU 1966. Married Mary Jane Larsen. His parents: David Spencer Grow and Arta Hazel Lind Grow, married 1936 in Salt Lake City. Both are deceased. Seven children: sons, David Spencer Grow [BYH Class of 1957], Steven Lind Grow [BYH Class of 1962], both of Provo; daughters, Gina Grow Nelson [BYH Class of 1964], San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Linda Grow Burton [BYH Class of 1970], Huntsville, Utah. Deceased children: Gordon Henry Grow [died June 10, 1963, BYH Class of 1966]; two daughters, DeeAnn Hazel Grow, and Karen Fae Grow Tuomisto. @2007 ~ ~ ~ ~ Contact info updated @2012

Gubler, Jacob John

Gubler, Jacob John

Jacob and Agnes Gubler

BY Academy High School Commercial Class of 1895. Jacob Gubler. Source: Salt Lake Tribune, May 23, 1895. ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS BIOGRAPHY: Jacob John (J.J.) and Agnes M. Horsley Gubler were among the group who came to Lund, Utah in the spring of 1899 in response to a call by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to colonize this area. Jacob had been out the fall before, drawn his lots and helped lay the foundation for a native rock home. While he was working hard, and batching it, he remembered the kindness of Rose Whipple who offered to furnish him milk that he might enjoy his favorite supper of bread and milk. When spring came he moved his little family to the valley. Jacob was born in Santa Clara, Utah on June 22, 1870, the fourth and last child of Casper and Katherina Gubler, converts to the Church from Switzerland. He spoke the Swiss German language until he started the first grade of school. Soon after that his mother was to say, "I speak to my boys in Swiss and they answer me in English." Jacob's father took another wife when he was sixteen years of age, and from then on he and his brother, Henry, made their living by growing and peddling fruit. They went as far north as Pioche and other Nevada mining towns to sell their produce. Jacob had expected to be called on a mission for the Church, so was a little hurt when his brother was called instead. However, he carried on alone and supported his brother on his mission to Switzerland. Jacob loved to read and decided he wanted a little higher education so made plans to attend the B.Y. Academy in Provo, Utah. He wanted to look nice as he traveled by stage the first part of his journey, so put on his Sunday suit. Bob O'Donnel, who later also moved to Lund, was the stage driver, and had had a little too much Dixie wine. The team got too lively, also, and "ran away" upsetting the coach and its passengers. No one was seriously hurt, but Jacob landed out in the rocks and tore the seat out of his pants. He had to manage until they got to Modena where he bought a pair of Levis and took the train to Provo. Levis in those days were considered the lowest of wearing apparel, so Jacob was real embarrassed to go register in them Monday morning, and didn't lose any time in getting down town to buy a new suit. His two years in Provo were a highlight in his life; he worked hard to better himself. One of his friends was William Knight, son of Jessie Knight. He became an excellent penman, and formed his ideas on politics there, joining the Republican Party which he always enthusiastically supported from then on, and enjoyed lively political discussions with his friends. On January 29, 1896, he married Agnes Mary Horsley in the St. George Temple. She was born April 8, 1874 in Southport, Lancashire, England, and had come to Utah with her parents when she was four years of age. She could remember the ocean, and folks smiling at her knee-length stockings when they arrived in New York. The family settled in Paragonah, Utah, and Jacob had become acquainted with them as he passed through on his peddling trips. They were now established in a good home in Santa Clara, and had two small children, Ray and Ina, when the call came for volunteers to go to White River Valley to pioneer that area, newly acquired by the Church. Jacob was anxious to go as he said that the farms there weren't large enough to "whip a dog on," but Agnes loved her life there and was very sad to leave her family and friends. Arriving in Lund, they were invited to have dinner with the Alice Carter family; she served rabbit and dumplings. Rabbit was quite a staple food for those early settlers. The first summer was spent in a tent, which was a great trial to Agnes, as her baby girl, Ina, was at the crawling stage. The dust blowing from the never-ending stream of wagons passing by caused an infection in one of her eyes. She suffered agonizing pain with this and lost the sight of her eye. By fall she was able to move into the rock house which was built by her uncle, John P. Horsley. Here her next six children were born. Jacob worked hard clearing the land, grubbing the brush mostly by hand. He was a large man, six foot two, and was able to do the work of several average men. Edmund Hendrix worked for him occasionally and said of him, "He was the only man I ever knew who always took the hardest job himself." He was a man of his word and honest in every respect. He expected everyone to be as honest as he which often brought him some bad deals. These were the days of wild stock schemes, and when high-powered salesmen came to sell him some of these "sure things" he believed what they said and lost his hard-earned money on these worthless stocks. His greatest loss was his investment in the Nevada Hotel. A promoter came to Ely with the great idea of building a nice hotel there and Jake, with several others, went along with the idea. But it was during the Depression, business was slow and it finally sold at a great loss to the investors, and at a price way below its cost. When Bishop Orrin Snow moved to Canada, Jake bought his big home in the center of town. It was a "mansion" in those days. The materials had been hauled from Modena, and painters from St. George, the Milne brothers,had done the most beautiful graining and painting of the interior woodwork. It was the first home in town to have running water and a bathroom; so it was the show place of the town. This was in 1910. Here three more children were born, making eleven children for the couple. Agnes worked hard to care for the family; there was always a hot meal on the table for the children when they came from school at noon. She was an excellent breadmaker and got quite upset when she would discover most of the end crusts missing after school snacks were had. She was the one who got the family going each morning; making the fires, cooking breakfast and calling the family members from their slumbers. Jake served two terms as County Commissioner, and did good work there as he had no opposition when he ran for the second term. He served as school trustee and on the Lund Irrigation Board for many years and was always interested in civic affairs. The Elementary School building was built while he was trustee at the cost of $6,000. That was a real achievement and tells the value of the dollar back in 1914. Jake was anxious that his children further their education and sent them away to school before the high school was organized in Lund. On January 29, 1946, Jake and Agnes celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary which was a happy occasion. By now Jake's health was failing; he had developed leukemia and he died the following year on August 3, 1947, at the age of 77. Agnes lived alone for many years, then sold the big home to her son Ernest. She lived with some of her children until her death on November 10, 1965, at the age of 92. ~ ~ ~ ~ His daughter, Laura Gubler Hendrix, is an honorary graduate of the Brigham Young High School Class of 1922.

Gubler, John G.

Gubler, John G.

John Gubler

Collegiate Grad of BYU, Class of 1913. John G. Gubler. He received an A.B. Degree in 1913. Source: Annual Record, B.Y. University, Book 6, page 465.

Gubler, Laura
Orem, Utah US

Laura [and Leland] Hendrix

Class of 1922 ~ Honorary. Laura Gubler. She married Leland Hendrix on March 15, 1924 in Ely, Nevada. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. They lived and farmed in Lund, Nevada, until 1958, when they moved to Utah, settling in Orem, Utah. They filled many Church callings. Together they served a short-term mission to the Southern States, and later were ordinance workers in the Provo Temple for 15 years. Together they had five children, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Leland Hendrix died on January 11, 1997. His interment, Lund Cemetery, Lund, Nevada. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ "I came to Provo and BY High in the fall of 1920. At that time, there was no high school in my home town of Lund, Nevada so my father sent us to various Utah schools. I was very proud to be a junior at this time. As I was finding my way around that first day, I met a friendly young man who asked my name, where I was from and what year l would be in school. I proudly told him I was a junior. That night he danced with me at the opening social, a one-time happening. Later, I learned the young man was Ernest L. Wilkinson; he was a college junior and editor of the school paper, years later becoming President of Brigham Young University. I realized my station as a high school junior one day when I heard the college boys, who ate their meals where I was boarding, talking about school. Archie West said, "I don't think the high school should have a Junior Prom, that should be an honor reserved for college students!" I kept quiet but had learned my lesser status as a high school junior. However, we high school students were free to enjoy all the wonderful school activities, ballgames, plays, programs, dances, even the great Junior Prom. In thinking of the Academy Building, I remember the huge stairway coming down the north side and how I ran down it each day as I came from my sewing class. One day, as I was half way down the stairs, the big 20-foot door on the west opened and in walked Leland Hendrix, from my home town. Being the only person around, I was able to show him to the office just left of the front door. Registration was simple in those days. Leland became a member of the Men's Glee Club, an elite singing group, and sat next to Richard Condie who later became director of the Tabernacle Choir. (A few years later, Leland and I were married.) One morning I was starting to run down that long stairway and found myself falling head first down a dozen or so steps. I had worn dress shoes with a little higher heel than my oxfords; one heel caught on the metal trim of the steps and I was thrown down with quite a force. I didn't stop to assess my injuries, but looked around to see if anyone had seen me fall. Luckily, there was no one in sight, so I gathered myself together, looked up and could see my shoe still hooked to the step at the top of the stairs. I went up the stairs and retrieved my shoe and made it safely back down the stairs, happy that no one had seen me fall; I soon forgot the bruises. I had such a wonderful winter that year at BY High. How I enjoyed the Friday night dances and, thanks to the half dozen college boys who ate their meals at my place of residence, Leland, and my brother Ernest, also at BY High, my dance program was always filled. What wonderful memories of BY High and Academy Square!" By Laura Gubler Hendrix (BYH Class of 1922~H), Orem [Provo Daily Herald Web Special, September 7, 2001.] ~ ~ ~ ~ She was a junior at Brigham Young High School in 1920-21. Then she attended Brigham Young College in Logan, Utah, where she graduated from high school in 1922. She also completed a year of college there in 1922-23. Next she enrolled at the University of Utah, where she started as a college sophomore. She graduated from the U of U with a two-year Associate Degree in Education. ~ ~ ~ ~ Leland Hendrix was born on August 15, 1897. He married Laura Gubler. He died on January 11, 1997. His interment, Lund Cemetery, Lund, Nevada. ~ ~ ~ ~ Laura Gubler was born on September 3, 1904. Her parents were Jacob John Gubler [Class of 1895 Commercial Graduate of the Brigham Young Academy high school] and Mary Agnes Horsley. She married Leland Hendrix. She is very much alive at 105 years old and still lives a very active life! She enjoys sending and receiving email. @September 2009 ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Laura Gubler Hendrix. 1904 ~ 2013. Laura Gubler Hendrix, 108, our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother gratefully returned to her Heavenly Father on May 5, 2013. She lived a long event-filled life. Born on September 3, 1904, she saw everything from horse and buggy to supersonic jets. She is the fifth child of Agnes Horsley Gubler and Jacob J. Gubler. Her brothers were Ray, Ernest, Charles, Albert, and Ralph. They are all deceased except Ralph. Her sisters were Ina, Ruby, Mable, Olive, and Ivy. They are all deceased except Ivy. She married Leland Hendrix on March 15, 1924. He preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter Ludean (Phil) Carter of Lund, Nevada, her son Leland (Eve) Hendrix of Mapleton, Utah and her daughter Claire (David) Julian of Memphis, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her oldest daughter Vaiola, her daughter and son-in-law Elaine (Sam) Doxey, and four grandchildren. She is survived by nine grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 41 great great grandchildren. Laura and Leland spent the first 50-plus years in Lund, Nevada where they raised their family. In 1958 they sold their family farm and moved to Orem, Utah where they spent more than 50 years. They enjoyed making new friends, BYU plays and sports, and being close to the temple. Laura had a tremendous thirst for knowledge. She attended grade school and up to the eight grade in Lund. She then went to St. George for a year and then back to Lund. She was a member of the junior class at Brigham Young High School in 1920-1921. Over the next few years she attended Utah State University, the University of Utah, and BYU. She then began teaching back in Lund. When she was very young, she had a desire to play the piano. No teachers were available so using books her sister Ina had left at home she began teaching herself to play. She became proficient enough that she was able to teach all of her children and several of her grandchildren to play. When she was a young mother, living on a ranch 35 miles from the nearest town, she ordered a violin out of a catalog and taught herself to play that. She taught some of her children to play, and they in turn have taught their children and grandchildren. Because of Laura, many of her posterity are very competent musicians. In her later years when she was a worker in the Provo, Utah Temple she became aware of a need for more people who could help with the Spanish speaking patrons. Laura started studying Spanish on her own, and became proficient enough to help in the temple. Laura was actively involved in the LDS church throughout her life. She served in all of the Church organizations and was a ward president in the MIA for 6 years. She and her husband Leland served a mission in South Carolina from 1960-1961. She became involved in Genealogy and Family History and compiled a large book of her father's family history titled, "Two Gubler Families in America 1847-1972." She also spent several years as a worker in the Provo Temple. A funeral honoring Laura's life will be held in the Lund, Nevada LDS Chapel at 2 pm on Friday, May 10th. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Instead of flowers, the family suggests a donation to the LDS Church's Perpetual Education Fund. [Provo Daily Herald, May 8, 2013]

Gudmundsen, C. Reed

Gudmundsen, C. Reed

Reed Gudmundsen

Class of 1914. C. Reed Gudmundsen. He received a High School Diploma in 1914. Source: Annual Record, B.Y. University, Book 5, page 371.

Guerrero, Irene
8982 Garfield St.
Riverside, California 92503

Irene Guerrero

Class of 1945. @2001

Gunn, Jeremy [Thomas Jeremy]
International Studies
Al Akhawayn University
53000 Ifrane, MA

Jeremy Gunn
  • Work: +212 (0) 535 86 24 74
  • Fax: +212 (0) 535 86 29 77

Class of 1970. Thomas Jeremy "Jeremy" Gunn. BYU BA Humanities 1974. M.A. University of Chicago. J.D. Boston University, Ph.D. Harvard University. ~ ~ ~ ~ Currently Associate Professor of International Relations at Al Akhawayn University in Morocco. Married to a charming Moroccan woman and having an interesting and rewarding life. @2012 ~ ~ ~ ~ JULY 14, 2005, NEW YORK: NEW YORK -- The American Civil Liberties Union today announced that Dr. Jeremy Gunn has joined its national staff as Director of the ACLU's new Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief. Dr. Gunn comes to the ACLU from Emory Law School in Atlanta where for the past five years he was a Senior Fellow for Religion and Human Rights and a Senior Associate at the Washington-based Institute for Global Engagement. He is a member of the Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion and Belief of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, working on behalf of evangelical Christians and other religious minorities. Before his work in Atlanta, Dr. Gunn was Director of Research at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. He has also served as a Senior Advisor for the U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom at the Department of State and as a Senior Fellow at the U.S. Institute for Peace. Dr. Gunn spent four years at the JFK Assassination Records Review Board as General Counsel and Executive Director. "Religious freedom is an essential element of our democracy -- indeed it is the very reason America is the most religiously diverse nation in the world," said Dr. Gunn. "The two critical components of religion are the free exercise and the establishment clauses in the First Amendment of the Constitution and neither should be overlooked. The ACLU has been at the forefront in defending our religious freedom, and I look forward to engaging in the ongoing debate about the need for government neutrality in matters of religious opinion." Dr. Gunn received his Ph.D. in Religion and Society from Harvard University in 1991, and he holds a J.D. from Boston University, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1987. He earned his M.A. in Humanities at the University of Chicago and his B.A. in International Relations and Humanities at Brigham Young University, where he received high honors with distinction. ~ ~ ~ ~ See also Institute for Global Engagement ~ ~ ~ ~ Dr. T. Jeremy Gunn, Associate Professor, International Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Al Akhawayn University, 53000 Ifrane, Morocco - +212 (0) 535 86 24 74 - +212 (0) 535 86 29 77 (fax) J.Gunn@aui.ma - http://www.aui.ma - @2012

Gunn, Katherine Launa
2105 N. Oak Lane
Provo, Utah 84604-2136 US

Kathy and Wilford Roberts
  • Work: 801-356-1049
  • Home: 801-374-5444

Class of 1961. Kathy or Kaye Gunn. [Katherine Launa Gunn] Varsity Cheerleader. Poetry Festival, Thespians, Soph Class Secretary, F.H.A. Reporter, Dramatics, Best Supporting Actress, Forensics, Honor Roll, Senior Honor Panel, Speech Achievement Award, Social Studies Achievement Award, Seminary Graduate, BYU Scholarship. ~ ~ ~ ~ BYU BA Teacher Education 1966. Married Wilford H. Roberts. Alternate email: robertssmile@yahoo.com Alternate address: 1242 E. 300 S., Provo, Utah 84606 @2011 @2010

Gunn, Rebecca D.
5243 Fell Avenue
San Jose, California 95136-2636 US

Becky and Richard Gorham
  • Home: (408) 264-8431

Class of 1973. Becky Gunn. [Rebecca D. Gunn] Class Social Chair. BYU BS Early Childhood Education & Teaching Certificates Early Childhood & Elementary Education 1984. Married Richard A. Gorham. @2011

Gunn, Richard Jackson (1966)
Tijuana, MX

Rick Gunn Valdez
  • Home: 619-538-3777

Class of 1966. Rick Gunn. 1966 BYH Senior Class Vice President. Football, Wrestling, Track, Lettermans Club, Debate, Soph Class Vice President, Superior Legislative Forum Region & State, Superior Extemporaneous Speaking Region & State, Superior Debate Region, Seminary 4 years. His father is Dr. Richard L. Gunn, former BYH faculty member 1948-1954. Dr. Gunn was an art teacher, publications adviser, & religion teacher. He became a professor of art at BYU until he retired. Back to Rick: Mission to Guatemala-El Salvador, Graduated from BYU, BA History 1972. US Army Reserve 1976-1984, Company Commander 4 years. Married Linda C. Weatherford, 1973, now divorced. Four children, 3 grandchildren. Married Silvia Gomez, 2006, 3 step children. Silvia died 5 months later. Twenty-five-year investment career. Ten years of computer and furniture sales. Richmond, Virginia Habitat for Humanity Board member 2 years. Changed name in 2000 to Richard Jackson Gunn Valdez. Rick has done service projects in Mexico since 1992. All three of his sons did Eagle Scout projects in Mexico. Lived in Virginia and Texas. Moved to San Diego, California in 2008. He has funded the building of 19 houses for poor people and worked on many additional houses and other projects. @2011

Gunn, Richard LeRoy (F&S)

Gunn, Richard LeRoy (F&S)
Provo, Utah US

Dick and Jeanine Gunn

Faculty & Staff, beginning in the 1948-49 school year, and continuing through 1953-54 - Art Teacher, Publications, & Religion. Richard L. "Dick" Gunn. BYU BS Art 1947, BYU MS Art 1950, Stanford University PHD 1955. Then became a professor in the Art Department at BYU. Now: Richard L. Gunn, Professor Emeritus of Art History at BYU. ~ ~ ~ ~ BOOK: A SEARCH FOR SENSITIVITY AND SPIRIT by Richard L. Gunn, Deseret Book, 1981, 1st Edition. From the Foreword by Jeffrey R. Holland, then President of Brigham Young University who writes that this book "is an adventure into the spirit of things - especially into the human spirit - as we wake and walk and talk and live. It deals, among other things, with children and with nature and with art. It reveals to us the great impact that creativity and sensitivity and wonder can have on our religious life." NOMINATION: I had some wonderful professors during my stint at BYU, but my most influential and favorite, would have to be Richard Gunn, professor of art history. I wasn't even interested in art history when I signed on with Professor Gunn, but needed a fine arts class, and art history 101 fit my schedule. Once the class started, it didn't take long before we were all smitten with Prof. Gunn's love of art, love of his students, and general zest for life. His efforts to imbue in his students a love of great art worked their magic on me and have enriched my life to this day. I remember a particular day in the late 70s when our class found out that Prof. Gunn had been diagnosed with cancer in his leg and was absent from the class for a short time in order to undergo surgery. We were all surprised that he was only absent a couple of days. As I sat and listened to his lecture on the day of his return, I noticed that his wife was sitting in the front of the classroom. Prof. Gunn, never one to sit still during a class, sat on a stool at the front of the class with his crutches at his side. At one point, he neglected to grab his crutches when he got up and his wife, camera in hand, jumped up and took his picture as he stood before the class on his injured leg. We later found out that she was going to use the picture as evidence that he was disobeying doctor's orders! There was no keeping this man from doing what he loved most--sharing his love of art. --Laurie Holmes Smith, 76, Safford, Ariz. ~ ~ In 1999 Dick Gunn, at age 81, took a trip to South Africa. ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Richard LeRoy Gunn, 94, passed away on Thursday March 28, 2013 in Provo, Utah.A Visitation will be held Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Oak Hills Hillside Chapel, 1960 North 1500 East, Provo, UT. Funeral Services will also be held at the church on Friday, April 5th, at 12:00 Noon, where a Visitation will be held prior to services from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Interment in East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery, 4800 North 650 East, Provo. Funeral Directors: Utah Valley Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.uvfuneral.com [Provo Daily Herald, March 31, 2013] ~ ~ ~ ~ HIS OBITUARY: Richard L. Gunn, 1918 ~ 2013. Richard LeRoy Gunn traveled extensively to every continent showing its beauties and teaching world cultures to countless people. On March 28, 2013, at 94 years of age, he traveled on to his next great adventure. He was born on September 28, 1918 to Benjamin LeRoy and Fanny Louise Ensign Gunn in Salt Lake City. He served a mission to Hawaii, and the spirit of Hawaii stayed with him throughout his life. Pearl Harbor was attacked while on his mission, and he enlisted in the Army upon his return, serving in the mapping unit of the 948th Army engineer corps during WWII. He married Jeanne Wright in 1942 and they had 6 children- Kathy, Elizabeth, Rick, Jeremy, Becky and Candy. He received a doctorate in art education from Stanford. He was a well-loved professor of art and master teacher at BYU for 34 years. In 1972 he was recognized as Professor of the Year. He had a tremendous impact on those he came in contact with. He was an avid, diehard BYU sports fan, attending games long after he lost his sight. As a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served in various capacities including Bishop and served on the Young Men's General Board for over 20 years. He was preceded in death by Jeanne, his dedicated wife of 47 years who passed away from cancer. He later married Jeanine Done Hansen, his devoted wife of 22 years, who gave tender loving care to him in his failing years. He is loved and remembered by their combined 12 children and spouses, and their 53 grandchildren and 57 great grandchildren. Funeral Services were held on Friday, April 5th. Interment, East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery. The family recommended donations to the Church Perpetual Education Fund. [Provo Daily Herald, April 2, 2013]

Gurney, Belva May

Gurney, Belva May
Lehi, Utah US

Belva and Val Johnson

Class of 1922? Belva May Gurney Johnson, 91, of Lehi, died October 21, 1996 at an American Fork care center of natural causes. She was born November 15, 1904 in Lehi, to William John and Martha Emma Bushman Gurney. She spent most of her life in Lehi, graduated from Brigham Young Academy in 1925, and became an elementary school teacher in Lehi. [Note: Brigham Young Academy ceased to exist in 1903, therefore she graduated either from BYH or BYU.] On December 21, 1927, she married Val E. Johnson in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died April. 21, 1969. They were blessed with three sons and raised their family in Lehi. Belva spent her life in service to her family and others. She is a beloved treasure to all who know her. For many years she played the piano in Relief Society and was an active member of the Lehi 10th Ward (now Wines Park Ward). She was a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. Survived by sons, Charles William (Eleanor) Johnson, Las Vegas, Nevada; Grant Hiram (Vicki) Johnson, Salt Lake City; Martin Val Johnson, Orem; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers and sister, Dean (Melba) Gurney and Delvora Pehrson, both of Vernon, Utah; Richard (Lisa) Gurney, Cedar Hills, Utah. Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 24, 1996, in Lehi. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. [Deseret News, Friday, October 25, 1996]

Gutaveson, Ruby

Gutaveson, Ruby

Ruby Gutaveson

Class of 1925. Ruby Gutaveson. Source: 1925 BYU Banyan yearbook, BYH section.

Guyman, Glen G.

Guyman, Glen G.

Glen Guyman

Collegiate Grad of BYU, Class of 1927. Glen G. Guyman. He received a BS Degree in Dramatic Arts in 1927. Source: Annual Record, B.Y. University, Book 10, page 154.

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