Oleve Bosworth (1917-2002)

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Oleve Bosworth Robison Ashurst
Born: 21 Jul 1917 Preston, Idaho
Died: 28 May 2002 Fillmore, Utah
Father: Brigham Bosworth
Mother: Myrtle Catherine Morgan
Siblings: Grant Morgan Bosworth
Seth Bosworth
Cleon Morgan Bosworth
Oleve Bosworth
Catherine Bosworth
William W. Bosworth
Joyce Bosworth
Zane Bosworth
Spouse: (1) Harold Phillip Robison
Married: 20 Dec 1941
Children: Janet Robison
Judy Robison
Philip Bosworth Robison
Eleanor Robison
Lynn Robison
Mary Catherine Robison
Rita Robison
Robert Morgan Robison
Spouse: (2) Arnold Ashurst
Married: 9 Apr 1992


DeseretNews.com, Thursday, May 30, 2002, Page A5:

Oleve Bosworth Robison Ashurst

FILLMORE: Oleve Bosworth Robison Ashurst, 84 passed away at her home 28 May, 2002, from complications following a stroke.

She was born in Preston, Idaho, to Brigham and Myrtle Catherine Morgan Bosworth on 21 July, 1917. She was raised near Oxford, Idaho, and attended high school at Kaysville and Delta, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah with her degree in Education. She married Hal Robison (deceased) on 20 December, 1941; married Arnold Ashurst, 9, April 1992. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Cleon, William and Seth; sister Catherine Partridge, daughter Mary Catherine Robison, and grandson Travis Coston.

Survivors include sister Joyce Barber and brothers Grant and Zane. Also, her husband Arnold, and children Janet Watts (Richard; Judy Roberts (Allen); Phillip Robison (Roxanne), Eleanor Fuller (Don), Lynn Coston (Roy), Rita Sherman (Larry) and Robert Robison (Ruth). Oleve had 21 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren.

She spent most of her life teaching elementary school where her tireless efforts and caring personality guided three generations of students toward a better future. She loved her "purple" glass and spent many hours developing a rare and unique collection of pieces from the early 1900's. She loved gardening and raised beautiful flowers and meticulously maintained her yard. She will be missed greatly by her family and friends.

Services will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the Olpin Mortuary at 55 West 200 South in Fillmore. Also, a viewing will be held Friday evening from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the same location prior to services. Interment will be in the Fillmore City Cemetery at noon on Saturday under the direction of Olpin Mortuary.


  • Despain, Carrie Robison and Garner, Melba Despain. History & Genealogy of the Franklin Alonzo Robison Family, pp. 36, 37.
  • LDS Family Group Record Collection [Patron Section]
Submitted by: Debra Robison Jackson
Family of: Joseph Alfred Robison & Mary Elizabeth Keith
  • LDS Family Group Record Collection [Patron Section]
Submitted by: Judy Robison Roberts
Family of: Harold Phillip Robison & Oleve Bosworth
  • DeseretNews.com Archives, Friday, 4 Mar 1994, Obituary: Bosworth, Dr. William W.
  • DeseretNews.com Archives, Thursday, 19 May 1994, Obituary: Partridge, Catherine Bosworth
  • DeseretNews.com Archives, Sunday, 19 Mar 1995, Obituary: Bosworth, Cleon Morgan