WR Skeen Dies Febuary 28, 1940

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WR Skeen Dies
Febuary 28, 1940 - Last Rites for Lawyer Be Held Friday Death...
Last Rites for Lawyer Be Held Friday Death Occurs In Hospital Following Attack of Pneumonia business with p. a Burial services for William Riley Riley Skeen, 58, an attorney, who died Tuesday afternoon in an Ogden Ogden hospital of pneumonia following following an illness of several days, will be conducted Friday at one p. m. in the L. D. S. Twelfth ward chapel chapel by Bishop Lawrence H. Evans of the Sixth ward. Friends may call at the home of a daughter, Mrs. A. L. Bott, 1041 Doxey, Thursday evening and Friday until until twelve-thirty p. m. Interment will be in Kaysville-Layton cemetery, cemetery, directed by Larkin Sons. Mr. Skeen was a brother of J. D. and D. A. Skeen, two attorneys of Salt Lake City. Born In Plain City He was born August 4, 1881, in Plain City, Weber county, a son of Lyman S. and Electa Dixon Skeen. He received his e a r l y education in Plain City and Ogden schools and later attended the University University of Utah. In 1909 he was awarded his LL. B. degree at the University of Chicago, and since that time he had practiced law in Ogden. He married Jean Elizabeth Ellison, Ellison, daughter of E. P. Ellison, well known Davis county banker, in Salt Lake L. D. S. temple December December 21, 1905. Mrs. Skeen died March 9, 1931. He was a member of the seventies seventies quorum of the L. D. S. Sixth ward and was an instructor of the seventies class. Members of Family Surviving are the following sons and daughiters: Mrs. Ruth Bott, Merrill, Kathryn, Richard and Ellison Skeen of Ogden, and Paul Skeen of Klamath Falls, Ore.; four grandchildren and the following following brothers and sisters: Charles Skeen of Twin Falls, Idaho, Joseph Joseph Skeen of Warren; J. D. and D. A. Skeen of Salt Lake City; Mrs. Electa Skeen Johnson of Mesa, Ariz.; Mrs. Mary E. R. Brown of Farr West; Mrs. Isabel Charleton of West Weber; Mrs. Ivy Marsden of Murray; B l a i n , Wilford and Elwood Skeen, Mrs. Lenora Freeman and Mrs. Jennie Cook of Plain City. WILLIAM RILEY SKEEN . . . Career concluded 'DOLLAR DAYS' DRAWS CROWD Bargain Events Slated to Continue Here On Thursday Ogden shoppers are showing eagerness to take advantage of the splendid bargains being offered offered by 31 of the down-town stores during "Leap Year Dollar day" sales event to continue through today today and Thursday, according to Lawrence Young, chairman. Discriminate Discriminate buyers were crowded around several of the stores this morning waiting for the doors to be opened, he said. According to Mr. Young all the stores are well-stocked and wonderful wonderful values may be attained at greatly reduced prices. New stock, which hasn't been shown before, is being offered by several dealers. dealers. During Monday and Tuesday, Mrs. Isabelle Goddard, in a role of "Miss Prosperity," handed out

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 28 Feb 1940, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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