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December 31, 1969 - December 31, 1969
Burial Date December 31, 1969
Funeral Home Russon Mortuary Bountiful
On September 17th Ellen Joy Rolph passed on peacefully to her Heavenly Father. Joy was born 11 Jan 1922 in Redmond, UT to Franklin T. and Annetta C. Willardson Nelson. She graduated from North Sevier High School, where she had been a cheerleader for two years. After graduation she worked as a dental assistant for two years in Salina before moving to Provo. Joy was in the first group sworn into the regular Army from WAAC in 1943. She served 2 1/2 years in the US Army. She married Lloyd A. Day and was later divorced. She married Lee Rolph 28 Nov 1952 in Salt Lake City and were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. She retired from the Veterans Administration in 1982 after 28 years of service.
On September 19th LeGrande Rolph closed his eyes and joined his wife of over 62 years. Lee was born 5 Mar 1926 in Mt. Pleasant, UT to Parley E. and Vienna A. Brandon Rolph. He graduated from North Sanpete High School and Henagers Business College. He proudly served in both the Merchant Marines during World War II and the US Army during the Korean War. He was the Regional Purchasing Manager for Stauffer Chemical Co. until 1983 and retired after 30 years of service. Lee was formerly the President of the Purchasing Manager Association of Utah. He was a High Priest in the LDS Church.
They are survived by Diane Day Cooper (Robert Bunker), Gary Rolph (Debbie), Audrey Anderson (Lee's sister), Shirley Brown (Joy's sister) eight grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 26th at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 N Main, Bountiful, where a viewing will be held from 9am – 10:30am prior to services. Interment-Bountiful City Cemetery.