Fred R. Sawdey , 8 North 50 West
Ogden- Eldon L. Sawdey, 85, passed away April 27, 2009 surrounded by his family at his bedside. He was born October 23, 1923 to Otis G and Edith Sawdey in Belle Plain, Kansas.
He moved to Oklahoma as a child then to Fleming, Colorado where he attended school and joined the Army after graduation from High School. He attended Colorado State University after World War II.
He served in the US Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater including the Philippines. He married Dorothy Davis Carwin on April 3, 1952 in Holyoke, Colorado. Eldon and Dorothy moved to Ogden, Utah in 1955. He worked for Marquardt, Thiokol and Union Pacific Railroad, retiring in 1987.
Eldon joined Weber Lodge #6 F&AM in 1974 now a member of Golden Spike Lodge # 6 F&AM.
He joined Miriam Chapter #14 Order of the Eastern Star in 1975. Held the Office of Worthy Patron in 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 2000.
He loved his crossword puzzles and reading. Eldon and Dorothy loved to travel through the states and visit friends and family. Eldon was a rock hound and took his children on many adventures in the hills to find “pretty” rocks. He was a member of the Elks, Masons, Eastern Star and the Shriners. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy, six children: Shirley (Bill) Caddell, Peggy Carter, Bill (Marilyn) Carwin, Judy (Richard) Baldwin, Sandi Ciuliani, Jim Sawdey and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a sister and a brother.
We would like to give special thanks to the Applegate Hospice for their kind and loving care.
A memorial service will be held at Leavitt’s Mortuary 836 36th Street, Ogden, on Saturday May 2nd, 2009 at 11 am. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the mortuary. Inurnment will follow services at Aultorest Memorial Park. ----------------------------------------------------
Wray Colorado "Twin boys weighing twenty pounds were born to Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Carwin Wednesday, July 29, 1908. All parties reported as getting along nicely."
Dorothy Sawdey Dorothy Sawdey passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at her home in Ogden at the age of 94. She was born on October 1, 1917 in North Loup, Nebraska to Lloyd Davis and Myrtle Correll Davis. She married Ronald Carwin in 1935, he died in 1949. She married Eldon Sawdey in 1952 and he died in 2009.
Dorothy lived in the North Loup area until her family moved to northeastern Colorado when she was a young girl. She moved from Fleming, Colorado to Ogden in 1955.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and we will forever miss her happy humming and singing as she worked around the house. Dorothy was a wonderful homemaker, cook and baker. She was a volunteer in her church, fraternal organizations and community. She was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church for nearly 40 years serving on various committees. Dorothy was active in United Methodist Women and chaired many Election Day Dinners and Rummage Sales raising money for mission projects. She was an active member of Miriam Chapter #14 Order of Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile. She is survived by six children: Shirley (Bill) Caddell, Peggy Carter, Bill (Marilyn) Carwin, Judy (Richard) Baldwin, Sandi Ciuliani and Rodney James Sawdey; a sister, Wilma Burris; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Dorothy's parents Lloyd H. Davis and Myrtle Correll, are buried in Fleming.
Ronald North Carwin 1908-1949 is buried in Sterling # 26007745>
Funeral services for William B. Carwin, 77, were held Monday morning February 9, 1941 at the A.D. Jackson & Son mortuary. Mr. Carwin, resident of the Proctor district, died Thursday night at a hospital in Sidney. He was born in Iowa, and when a small boy accompanied his parents to Essex, IA., where he grew up and was married in 1888 to Miss Viola Banister. In 1900 they came to Wray, and later lived in Nebraska and La Jara, Colorado. They located near Proctor in 1919.
Mr. Carwin is survived by his wife and four children, James G. Carwin of La Jara; Mrs. Ina McGee of Proctor, Ronald and Donald Carwin of Proctor.
Burial: February 10, 1941, Riverside,Logan Co.,Sterling,CO
Funeral services will be conducted a 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the A.D. Jackson & Son mortuary for Mrs. Viola Banister Carwin, aged 78 years, who died at 10:30 o'clock Sunday night, November 3, 1946 near Peetz. Mrs. Carwin had been in poor health for six years and was bedfast for thirty days. She resided in the Proctor community for 27 years.
Mrs. Carwin was born December 9,1867 in Ohio, daughter of William W.- and Sarah Bricker Banister. She resided at Hamburg and Essex, IA., growing to womanhood at the latter place. Following graduation from high school she taught at Essex. She was married in 1888 to William B. Carwin.
They moved to Wray, Colorado in 1900 and later went to Nebraska, finally establishing their home near Proctor. Two years ago, they moved to the Peetz district. Mr. Carwin died February 6,1941.
Surviving Mrs. Carwin are three sons, James G. Carwin of La Jara, Donald B. Carwin and Ronald N. Carwin of Proctor a daughter Mrs. Ina McGhee of Peetz, with whom Mrs. Carwin lived recently; a brother W.E. Banister and a sister, Miss Emma Banister, both of Woodward, Oklahoma and 14 grandchildren, 12 great - grandchildren.
Burial: November 04, 1946, Riverside, Logan Co.,Sterling,CO
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