Artell Lavon Robison (1929-2006)

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Artell Lavon Robison
Born: 7 Dec 1929 Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona
Died: 7 Jan 2006
Father: Eldred Vickery Robison
Mother: Esther Florence Eaves
Siblings: La Rue Florence Robison
Artell Lavon Robison
Spouse: Alvero Allen Wardell
Married: 15 Dec 1949 Salt Lake City, Utah
Children: Dianne Wardell
Ray Eldred Wardell
Carol Lee Wardell
Mark Allen Wardell
Gary Dean Wardell


The Salt Lake Tribune, Monday, 8 Jan 2006:

Artell LaVon Robison Wardell
1929 ~ 2006

Artell Wardell, 76, passed away Saturday January 7, 2006 from causes incident to age.

Artell was born to Eldred and Esther Eaves Robison December 7, 1929 in Mesa, Arizona. She spent most of her childhood in Los Angeles California.

She married Alvero Allen Wardell December 15, 1949 in the Salt Lake Temple.

Artell loved her family and gave herself to their happiness. She had a strong testimony of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. She was an accomplished pianist and organist. She cared for and served people in need. She worked in the LDS Oakland Temple and Welfare Square Employment Center. She received a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from BYU.

She is survived by her sister, LaRue Tucker; her children, Dianne Jones, Ray Wardell, Carol Stevenson (Larry), Mark Wardell, and Gary Wardell; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband.

Funeral services will begin at 12 noon Tuesday January 10, at the Westbrook Meetinghouse, 6364 South 3200 West, West Jordan, Utah. A viewing for family and friends will begin 10:30 a.m. Interment at Clovis City Cemetery, California.

Published in the Salt Lake Tribune on 1/8/2006.


  • Despain, Carrie Robison and Garner, Melba Despain. History & Genealogy of the Franklin Alonzo Robison Family, p. 106.
  • LDS Family Group Record Collection [Patron Section]
Submitted by: Eldred V. Robison
Family of: Eldred Vickery Robison & Esther Florence Eaves
  • LDS Family Group Record Collection [Patron Section]
Submitted by: Artell Robison Wardell ,4606 E. Donner, Fresno, Ca. 93726
Family of: Alvero Allen Wardell & Artell LaVon Robison
  • Marriage variant: 17 Dec 1949 [History, p. 106]
  • Death: Social Security Death Index:
Name: Artell WARDELL
Birth Date: 7 Dec 1929
Death Date: 7 Jan 2006
Social Security Number: 549-32-4503
State Where Number Was Issued: California
Death Residence ZIP Code: 84118
Bennion, Salt Lake, Utah
Kearns, Salt Lake, Utah
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Taylorsville, Salt Lake, Utah
West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah
Death Benefits ZIP Code: 93726
Localities: Fresno, Fresno, California