Obituary for Alonzo Daniel Rhodes d. 23 November 1937, Lehi, Utah

rhodes, alonzo daniel b. 1853

DUP Obituary Scrapbook:
Sat 11-20-37
LEHI.–A. D. Rhodes, 84, died at his home here Tuesday at 1 p.m., following a several weeks illness. He fell at his home here Saturday. suffering a fractured hip and complications from the injury caused his death.
Mr. Rhodes was born April 17, 1853, at Lehi, son of Alonzo D. and Sarah Ann Bushman Rhodes, and had made his home here all his life with the exception of four years spent at Garland. Mr. Rhodes pioneered for sugar factories for the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company in Colorado, Oregon, Garland and in Sanpete County. He farmed for many years and was one of the first men to grow beets for the Lehi Sugar Factory. Surviving are his widow and the following sons and daughters: Hugh and Jesse Rhodes and Mrs. Ira Racker, Lehi; Alva, John and Jasper Rhodes, Garland; Mrs. Elmer Beck, San Diego, California; and Mrs. Wilson Forest, Brigham City; 25 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, a brother, Frank Rhodes of Rigby, Idaho; five sisters; Mrs. John Smith, American Fork: Mrs. George Briggs, Rigby, Idaho: Mrs. Will Neibaur, Newdale, Idaho: Mrs. Ephraim Empey, Ammon, Idaho: Mrs. Lois Amundsen, Los Angeles, California, and three halfsisters, Mrs. Addie Peterson. Lehi; Mrs. Henry Howes, Canada, and Mrs. Rose Green, Idaho. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

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