Irene Clarkson Thomsen, 87, of Glendale, California, formerly of Holladay, died on February 20, 1990 in Glendale. Born April 23, 1902 in Trout Creek, Utah to Charles and Alvira Stout Clarkson.
She married Clyde R. Thomsen on April 15, 1925 in Evanston, Wyoming; later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died on September 10, 1959 which was just five years after her own father Charles Robert Clarkson passed away. She was to live another 31 years after Clyde died.
She spent her early years in Holladay, lived in the Pacific Northwest and for the past 50 years in Southern California. Active member LDS Church. She was the last living sibling of her family.
She is survived by son, Blaine Thomsen, Salt Lake City; three daughters, Carol Gardiner, Glendale, California; Gayle Blackmer, Pico Rivera, California; Jeanne Hanks, Palos Verdes, California; 30 grandchildren.
Graveside Services will be held at 12 noon on Monday, February 26, 1990 at MacKay Holladay Memorial Park, 4900 South Memory Lane (2000 East).
Published in the Deseret News on 2/25/1990.
24 February 1990 Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Trout Creek is a small farming community, located along the Pony Express/Overland route in northern Snake Valley, north of Partoun, Utah and south of Callao, Utah. It is named after the creek that flows from the west off of the Deep Creek Mountains. It has one of the most remote Mormon chapels in Utah, with a short section of paved road, the only paved road for over 50 miles. It is located at 39.68550N 113.82729W, at an elevation of 6,675 feet (2,035 meters). The Zip Code is 84083.