Frank Wentz Obituary 1953

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—— • •*• p> i \A/ r\ M • I rfflnk VvPI'lf'T Hl*fiVft RI VIM* ' * ' IUIIIV YTCIIHL, I IUYU lylVei Water Commissioner, Dies T. Frank Wentz, 74, commis- sloncr of the Provo River Distribution Distribution system for the past 40 years, died Monday at 9 p.m. at the Utah Valley Hospital. He was found unconscious in his car three days ago and died of a cerebral embolus. He was born Dec. 11, 1878 in Provo the son of Peter Mastin and [• T f, I. [ v Minerva Dor'en Wentz. He received his education in the Provo schools on the Provo bench, and was graduated graduated from BYU with a degree civil engineering. engineering. He first worked for the Denver and Rio Grande railroad surveying for track lines through the southern part of Utah and the of the United and Utah Counties. The history of the Provo River water system and the work history of Frank Wenlz are considered synomymous. Mr. Wentz married Pearl Farley March 18, 1903 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She survives him, along with two daughters, Mrs. Joseph H. (Zenda) Rowley and Myrl Wentz, all of Orem. He is also survived by four grandchildren grandchildren and one great-grandchild, and one brother, Ray V. Wentz, of Provo. Funeral services will be conducted conducted Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in the Berg Drawing Room Chapel. Officiating Officiating will be Harold Baker, bishop of the Geneva Ward in Orem. Friends may call at the mortuary Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 and Thursday prior to the services. Burial will be in the Provo City Burial Park. Mr. Wentz southwest part States. Four years later he served as Utah County surveyor, a position he held for eight years. In 1913 he became commissioner of the Provo River distribution system and held this position for 40 years. Much of the development of the system was a part of his work including including the court action which set the basic, water rights of Wasatch Utah Obituaries SALT LAKE CITY—Mrs. Kathlin Kay) Mann Gammon, 43, 119 N. 2nd W.; Julia Ann Marble, 4-day- old daughter of Max and Marjorie fcdesco Marble, 30 E. 5900 S., Byron H. Wayne, 65, 1421 Federal Way; Vincent Talarczk, 72, 669 G St.; Mrs. Ada Malissa Griffis, 81, 1019 E. 17th S. OGDEN—Mrs. Annie Mae Vorwerk, Vorwerk, 63, 536-24th St.; Mrs. Mae Farley Williams, 69, 5 West Court;

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  1. The Daily Herald,
  2. 18 Aug 1953, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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