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Harvey Arnold Elmer biography: 10 things about US Army veteran born in Utah

Harvey Arnold Elmer was a native of Utah, United States and a father of 16. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He was born in Utah to William Elmer and Cecil Elizabeth Allred Elmer
  2. He grew up in Vernal, Uintah County, Utah.
  3. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  4. He has seven brothers and one sister.
  5. He and his wife Helen Marie Bonnet Elmer have nine sons namely Harvey Elmer Jr., Harry Elmer, Richard Elmer, William Elmer, Walter Elmer, Oliver Elmer, Rodney Wayne Elmer, Garth Elmer and Daniel Elmer.
  6. He and Helen have seven daughters namely Helen Elmer, Glenda Elmer, Sally Elmer, Alice Elmer, Bridget Elmer, Elizabeth Elmer and Barbara Elmer. Helen married Todd Kmiecik, Glenda married Stanley Brown, Sally married Monte Carroll, Alice married David Perry, Bridget married Merrill Darrell Fackrell Jr., Elizabeth married Richard Jensen and Barbara married Randy Pierce.
  7. During World War II, which lasted from 1939 to 1945, he served in the U.S. Army and fought in the Philippines. He received the Bronze Star, the Good Conduct Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He retired from Hill Air Force Base in Utah where he worked as a foreman of the motor pool division.
  8. On December 20, 1946, he married Helen in Ogden, Weber County, Utah.
  9. In 1962, he moved from Vernal to West Weber, Weber County.
  10. On March 1, 2005, he died in West Weber after a long battle with cancer. He was 81.
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