Leona Moon

Female 1921 - 2010


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  • Born  6 Mar 1921  Fairfield, Camas, ID Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  26 Feb 2010  Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Rexburg Cemetery, Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Leona died at age 88 on Feb. 26,2010. She was born March 6, 1921, in Fairfield, Camas County, to Reuben Ezra Moon and Emma Lueisa Howells Moon, the next to the last of eleven children, seven of whom survived. She grew up in Fairfield, Egin , Saint Anthony and Rexburg. During the Depression, she developed a keen sense of humor and many other positive qualities through her families closeness amid hardships.

      She started school early, enrolled by her mother because she keep running away to school at the age of five, slipping into classrooms to sit with her siblings. She later conveyed her belief in the power of education to all of her children.

      Leona met her sweetheart, Kenneth Rigby Flamm, to whom she was married on Feb. 19, 1941, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. To this loving union were born seven children-5 girls and two boys.

      Devoted memebers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Leona and Kenneth both served in a varity of church jobs, sometimes together. Leona also supported Ken in his lifelong participation in the Boy Scouts of America and in his work as a mortician at Flamm Funeral Home.

      After Kenneth's death on June 24, 1993 Leona contiued to live in their family home in Rexburg. When her health declined, she moved to Idaho Falls to live close to her daughter Julie and her family.

      Leona is survived by her children, Luana (Niel) Anderson of Austin, Texas, Joyce Flamm of Thatcher, Arizona, Karen (Bill) Crumley of Perry, Utah, Barbara (Wayne) Allred of Plano, Texas, Douglas (Kristine) Flamm of McLain, Virginia, and Julie (Robert) Martineau of Idaho Falls. She is also survived by 26 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren, whom she deeply loved and enjoyed.

      In addition to her husband and an infant son Kenneth Jay, Leona was proceeded in death by her parents; her brothers, Clifton, Kenneth, Junius, Lyle and Dean; and sisters, Gladys, Stella, Fern, Ellen and Marie.
    Person ID  I38225  Moon Anderson Family History & Genealogy
    Last Modified  23 Mar 2020 

    Father  Reuben Ezra Moon,   b. 9 Nov 1887, Muddy Creek, Malad City, Oneida, ID Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1954, Sugar City, Madison, Id, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Emma Lueisa Howells,   b. 23 Jul 1885, Paradise, Cache, UT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1965, Rexburg, Madison, ID, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  7 Feb 1905  Parker, Fremont, ID Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F12717  Group Sheet

    Family  Kenneth Rigby FLAMM,   b. 16 Sep 1913,   d. 24 Jun 1993 
    Married  19 Feb 1941  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • SLC Temple
    Children 
     1. Luana FLAMM
     2. Joyce FLAMM
     3. Karen FLAMM
     4. Barbara FLAMM
     5. Douglas FLAMM
     6. Julie FLAMM
    Last Modified  23 Mar 2020 
    Family ID  F12935  Group Sheet

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