Ogden Standard-Examiner Monday Feb 2, 1953
of Ed- most with in Church, Society While as 1874, in of B. A. Riggs Jr. 78, KANAB -- Brigham Adelbert (Delbert) Riggs Jr., 68, former Ogden carpenter, died Saturday at nis home in Kanab of cancer. Mr. Riggs had worked as a fanner and stockman. He attended attended schools in Kanab. He served mission for the LDS Church in Texas from 1906 to 1908. ; On May 30, 1908, ie married i Marian Chamberlain in tie LDS St. George Temple. She .died April 30, 1944. He married Mrs. Ruth Nelson oh Feb. 19, 1952. He was born Dec. 3, 1884, in Kanab, a son of Brigham A. and Rachel Ford Riggs. Surviving are his widow, Kanab; one son, Elson Riggs, Kanab; four daughters, Mrs. Veva Foutz, Mrs. Louise Griggs and Mrs. Iris Brewer, Ogden; Mrs. Dorothea Stephens, " Longview, Wash.; one brother, Ensign Riggs, Kanab; four sisters, Mrs. Winnie Swapp, Mrs. Emily MacDonald, Mrs. Ruth Drew and Mrs, Adeline Egbert, Kanab. Funeral services will be conducted conducted tomorrow at 2 p. m. in LDS Kanab Ward, Bishop Isiah Meeks of the South Ward offi dating. Friends may call at the home Elson Riggs in Kanab tomorrow after 11 a. m. Burial will be in at the Kanab cemetery, Pickett Mortuary. . , directed by of Lee the Morgan of serving He Oneida and ago.