Beulah Breinholt Ford died August 30, 1994 at age of 91 in Orem, Utah.
She was born at Ephraim, Utah, a daughter of Peter Thorvald and Mary Jane Gleave Breinholt on January 13, 1903. She married John D. Ford in 1926 at Redmond, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. He died in 1975.Their first home was in Salt Lake City. They spent several years in Butte, Montana. It was while in Butte in 1947 that Beulah and her husband suffered the loss of their only two children, John Jr., age 19, and Mary Jane, age 14, who died within three days of each other. She will be remembered for her courage.
After returning to Salt Lake City, Beulah devoted much of her adult life as a professional piano teacher. She was loved and respected by her hundreds of students through the years. Beulah was active in the Music Teacher's Association locally, in the state and national organizations. She served in many executive positions in these organizations. She contributed much to the student achievement program. In 1983, she was honored by Mu Phi Episilon for her many years of devoted service and dedication to her profession. She was a member of the Alpha Dorian Fine Arts Club.
Beulah was an active member of the LDS Church. She served in all the organizations both at ward and stake level. She gave freely of her talent as an organist and musical director in several wards.
She is survived by four bothers, Horace F. Breinholt, Eugene, Donald A., and John P. Breinholt, Sr.; and many nieces nephews. Six of her brothers preceded her in death.
Funeral service to Saturday, September 10th, at 12 noon, Larkin Chapel, 260 East South Temple, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Utah Music Teacher's Association, c/o Daynes Music Company in memory of Beulah B. Ford.
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