S: DECKER AND BINGHAM
FC: Families provide the spirit that make a house a home.
1: Loral Alvin Decker was born 2 Apr 1933 in Snowflake, Arizona. He attended Cal Tech prior to serving a mission in ElSalvador-Guatemala. After his mission he began attending BYU where he met his future wife. He worked for more than forty years at the INEL in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He served several Spanish speaking stake missions. He died of cancer on the 11 of May 2000.
2: Kathleen, Loral, Diane and Brian | Brian's Wedding. I thought this was a wonderful picture of Loral and his sons. | Loral was very proud of all of his children. Loved sending them off to serve the Lord.
3: Decker Family Unbirthday Party
4: Silas Smith Decker was born 16 Sep 1892 in Taylor, Arizona. He served in WWI as an ammunition truck driver. He served three missions, New Zealand, Port Townsend, Washington and Navajo Mission in Arizona. He died 3 Sep 1965. | Catherine Eva Owens was born 17 Sep 1900 in Woodruff, Arizona. She served in many church positions. And also in the State Legislature. She died 6 May 1957 while serving with her husband in Port Townsend, Washington.
5: Connie, Loral Francine, Clarence, Eva, Silas | FRANCINE, CONNIE AND LORAL | There were five children in this family. Three sons and two daughters. Two sons, Karren and Clarence died young. | LORAL | Silas, Eva, Connie, Francine, Howard and Loral | Loral and Connie
6: Emma Seraphine Smith. Born 12 Aug 1853 in Parowan, Utah. Died 29 Dec 1909 in Taylor, Arizona. They married 4 Oct 11869 in Salt Lake City, Utah. | LORAL'S | Zechariah Bruin Decker Jr. Born 11 Mar 1850 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Died 9 Mar 1939 in Snowflake, Arizona.He was with the group sent from Salt Lake to colonize Southern Utah and Arizona. He was with the Hole in the Rock Pioneers.
7: Sarah Ella Hatch was born 6 Sep 1869 in Franklin, Idaho. She died 10 Feb 1932 in Snowflake, Arizona. They married 17 Jul 1889 in Logan, Utah. | Clarence Edward Owens was born 12 Jan 1865 in Fillmore, Utah. He died 5 Sep 1935 in Snowflake, Arizona. | GRANDPARENTS
8: Zachariah Decker, born 22 Jun 1817 in Shawangunk, New York. Died 13 Apr in Parowan, Utah | Nancy Bean, born 14 Dec 1826 in Westtroy, Missouri. Died 3 Mar 1903 in Parowan, Utah. Married 6 Mar 1849 in Salt Lake City, Utah. | Jesse Nathaniel Smith, born 2 Dec 1834 in Stockholm, New York. Died 5 Jun 1906 in Parowan, Utah. | Emma Saraphine West, born 3 Jan 1836 in Benton, Tennessee. Died. 15 Oct 1910 in Snowflake, Arizona. Married 16 Jan 1856 in Fillmore, Utah. | Lorals Great Grandparents
9: James Clark Owens II. Born 7 Jul 1832 in Jackson Co., Missouri. Died 1 Feb 1901 in Woodruff, Arizona. | Lucretia Proctor Robison. Born 18 May 1841, Scroeple, New York. Died 24 May in Snowflake, Arizona. | Lorenzo Hill Hatch, Born 4 Jan 1826 inLincoln, Vermont. Died 20 Apr 1910 in Logan, Utah | Catherine Karren, born 12 Aug 1836 in Liverpool, England. Died 24 Feb 1910 in Logan, Utah. | Married 16 Jan 1856, Fillmore, Utah. | Married 22 Nov 1854 in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Utah.
10: Patricia Anne Bingham was born 2 Sep 1938 in Burley, Idaho. She was the oldest of four children. After graduating from high school she went to BYU where she met her future husband. When her children were all in school she went back to college and graduated with a BS in Nursing. She loved being a nurse but her biggest love was her family and being with them.
12: Woodrow Alma Bingham was born 14 Jan 1918 in Weber, Utah. He could build or fix almost anything and worked as a welder after he quit farming. He loved hunting and fishing. He was third of eight children. He died 13 Sep 1971 in Twin Falls, Idaho. | Virginia Lucy Buck was born 19 Mar 1920 in West Weber, Utah. She was the only girl of four siblings. She is a very creative person. Sewed, did needlework and had a business catering weddings. Making gorgeous cakes. | Married 29 Apr 1937 in American Falls, Idaho
13: Pat, Virginia, Lee, Dee | Woodrow | Virginia Buck
14: BINGHAM GRANDPARENTS | Charles James Bingham was born 5 Feb 1892 in Wilson, Utah. He Died 31 Jan 1976 in Twin Falls, Idaho. Grandpa farmed all of his life. He was a quiet man and never raised his voice. He had severe arthritis and in his old age was quite handicapped. | Myrtle Maria Silcock was born 28 Aug 1895 in Riverton, Utah. She died 6 Mar 1975 in Twin Falls, Idaho. Grandma loved to sing and play the piano. She quilted and did other needlework. She love to be with families. | Married 20 Nov 1913 in Ogden, Utah.
15: SIBLINGS | Charles, Cloteal, Woodrow, Marie, Dorothy, DeLoy
16: BUCK GRAND PARENTS | Joseph Leroy Buck was born 21 May 1893 in West Weber, Utah. He died 12 Jun 1976 in Twin Falls, Idaho. His kids and grandkids called him "Pa'. He farmed all of his life. | Lucy Thirkill was born 28 Nov 1895 on Thatcher, Idaho. She died 13 Apr 1984 in Twin Falls, Idaho. She loved handwork and won blue ribbons for her tatting. | Married 21 Jul 1914 in Logan, Utah.
17: Donald Eugene Buck | Darald Leroy Buck | Virginia Melvin and Darald Buck
18: Alma Demarquis Silcock, born 29 May 1864 in Grantsville, Utah. Died 24 Feb 1953, Jerome, Idaho. Maria Rishton, born 19 Sep 2864 in Huntsville, Utah. Died 10 Mar 2937, Burley, Idaho. Married 1 May 1884 in Salt Lake City, Utah | Willard Eugene Bingham, born 30 Oct 1856, Ogden, Utah. Died 13 Dec 1918, Ogden, Utah. Hannah McFarland, born 30 Apr 1863, West Weber, Utah. Died 22 Feb 1944, Ogden, Utah. Married 8 May 1879 Salt Lake City, Utah | BINGHAM GREAT GRANDPARENTS | No photo available
19: Martha Anne Bennington, born 9 Oct 1867 in Wigtoff, England. Died 7 Jul 1945, Clearfield, Utah. Joseph Buck, born 12 Jan 1864 in Hucknall, England. Died 13 Jan 1944, Burley, Idaho. Married 16 May 1887, Ogden, Utah. | BUCK GREAT GRANDPARENTS | George Edwin Thirkill, born 9 Jan 1865, Salt Lake City, Utah. Died 24 Sep 1925, Salt Lake City, Utah. Mary Jane Fullmer was born 3 Jul 1864 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Died 14 Apr 1928 in Smithfield, Utah Married 28 Nov 1886, Salt Lake City, Utah.
20: Loral worked for BYU in the chemistry department. He received a grant from Kennacott Copper in Salt Lake to research the amount of copper that could be recovered from the mine tailings. He used this research for his Master's Thesis