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Obituary: Arnold Clifton Brems

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Arnold Clifton Brems, 101, died in the American Fork Hospital, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002.

He was born October 7, 1900 in Lehi, Utah, the son of John and Margaret Maren Wilcox Brems. He married Nessie Maude Fox, March 24, 1927 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They were married 71 years before her death, April 30, 1998.

A lifelong resident of Lehi, he worked as a salesman for many years of his life. He worked for the Ryberg Construction Company during the building of the brick plant in Lehi during World War II and later as a foreman in the operation of the plant. He worked for Raymond Stewart for several years and for Gunther Sheet Metal for several years. He was a custodian for the LDS Church for several years.

Always a religious man, he served two missions for his Church, 1924 in the California Mission and 1972 in the Colorado-New Mexico Mission with his wife. He was in the Bishopric and was a Ward Clerk for several years. He taught many classes and led music in choirs and church meetings most of his life. He loved gardening and raised beautiful flowers at his home in Lehi.

He is survived by one son, Orlo (Geraldine) Brems of Lehi; three daughters, Esther (Eldon) Chandler of Rupert, Idaho;

Kae Lynne Adams of Pleasant Grove;

and Lee Ann (Dennis) Peterson of Burley, Idaho; two sisters, Bertha (John Q.) Adams of Alpine; Vera Bullock, Lehi; 22 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Friends and family may call at the Wing Mortuary, Tues. evening, Jan. 15th, from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Jan. 16th, 11 a.m. at the Lehi 18th Ward Chapel, 1850 N. 1400 W. with visitation one hour prior to services. Burial, Lehi City Cemetery.