lineagekeeper's genealogy
genealogy of the drew, huggard, young, merrill families
First Name:  Last Name: 
[Advanced Search]  [Surnames]
Iris Griffin Merrill

Iris Griffin Merrill

Female 1929 - 2011  (81 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Iris Griffin Merrill 
    Born 6 May 1929  Clarkston, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Apr 2011  University Place, Pierce, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Iris Merrill Young Obituary

      IRIS MERRILL YOUNG passed away on 13 Apr 2011 in Tacoma, Washington.

      She was born 6 May 1929 in Clarkston, Utah to DeMar Merrill and Gwennie Clow Griffin. She attended school in Clarkston where her mother taught her for two years, and High School and college in Logan, Utah.

      While attending Utah State University, she met Carl Young. They were engaged while he served a mission and were married in the Logan Temple when he returned home. They have five children, Connie (Lee) Drew, DeMar (Patty) Young, Keith (Cindy) Young, Grant (Pat) Young and Carlene(Brian) Gray. They have been blessed with 18 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren.

      Iris and Carl made their home in American Fork where they raised their five children. Carl owned C.L Young appliance until he retired and turned it over to his son DeMar.

      Iris loved to sew and made clothes for her daughters and for herself. She also enjoyed quilting and made quilts for all her children and most of her grandchildren. She worked in several clothing stores when her children were in school. She had been active in the LDS Church, where
      she served in the Primary as a teacher and secretary, in the Young Women's presidency and as Relief Society President. She served as a name extractor for several years.

      Iris has been living with her daughter Carlene in Tacoma, Washington for the last seven years because of health issues. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl.

      A graveside service will be held on 23 Apr 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the American Fork Cemetery, where Iris will be interred.
    Buried 23 Apr 2011  American Fork City Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6144347   7_families
    Last Modified 4 May 2011 

    Father DeMar Merrill,   b. 14 Jul 1905, Groveland, Bingham, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1931, Clarkston, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Mother Gwennie Clow Griffin,   b. 11 Jun 1905, Clarkston, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1965, Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1928  Logan, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1898896  Group Sheet

    Family Carl Louis Young,   b. 21 Apr 1926, Kennelworth, Carbon, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 2005, Orem, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1949  Logan, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Living Young
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F1898715  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1929 - Clarkston, Cache, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jul 1949 - Logan, Cache, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 2011 - University Place, Pierce, Washington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Apr 2011 - American Fork City Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Iris Merrill Young
    Iris Merrill Young

    Headstones
    Carl and Iris Merrill Young headstone
    Carl and Iris Merrill Young headstone