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Manasseh Smith Bawden, age 84, died June 16, 1990 in Salt Lake City.

Born January 26, 1906 in Granger, Utah, son of John Howard and Mary Olive Smith Bawden. Married LaVern Perkins November 12, 1924 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Retired Sample Foreman from Kennecott Copper Corporation after 45 years of service. Active member of the LDS Church. Among Smith's many accomplishments and experiences were: missionary on Temple Square, church ballroom dance director, avid baseball player for Farm Bureau League, and violinist with the Utah Symphony.Survived by his wife, Salt Lake City; one son and three daughters, Kent and Trudy Bawden, West Valley City; Elaine and Keith Andrus, Bennion; Joyce and Grant Ainsworth, Salt Lake City; Olive and Reid Petersen, West Valley City; two brothers and one sister, Ferris (Fuzz), Salt Lake City; Mike, West Valley; Mrs. Helen Daw, Murray; and brother-in-law, Ted Inkley; 19 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by infant daughter, Lavern and great-grandson, Ammon Grant Smith.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 20, 1990, at 12 noon, at the Salt Lake 14th Ward, 140 West 200 North. Friends may call Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, and Wednesday at the church, one hour prior to services. Interment will be at the Elysian Burial Gardens.