Anita Galbraith Tanner

17 May 1929 - 26 Nov 2008


Anita Galbraith Tanner

17 May 1929 - 26 Nov 2008
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John Woods Tanner passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on September 16, 2016. He was born December 3, 1928 to Nathan Russel and Dorothy Woods Tanner, the third of 7 children. He attended Ogden High School and later graduated from Utah State University. He served a mission for the
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Anita Galbraith Tanner


Kaysville City Cemetery

501-699 E Crestwood Rd
Kaysville, Davis, Utah
United States

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Jo An Lisa Trudi Jon Mark Scott


January 4, 2012


January 3, 2012

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John Woods Tanner Obituary

Contributor: MDSIMS Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

John Woods Tanner passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on September 16, 2016. He was born December 3, 1928 to Nathan Russel and Dorothy Woods Tanner, the third of 7 children. He attended Ogden High School and later graduated from Utah State University. He served a mission for the LDS Church to the Eastern States. He married his sweetheart Anita Galbraith on February 8, 1951 in the Salt Lake Temple and together they were blessed with 6 wonderful children, Jon, JoAn, Mark, Lisa, Scott and Trudi. After his family, John's greatest love was flying. John worked as an aircraft mechanic at Hill Air Force Base while attending Utah State. He joined the Air Force Reserve and graduated as a 2nd Lt before completing pilot training in Arizona. John went on to serve for 30 years with the USAF Reserve. In that time he logged over 10, 000 flight hours and logged time in at least 27 different military aircraft. When he wasn't flying, John owned his own construction company. He loved adventure and traveled all over the world. His favorite quote was "The second greatest thrill in the world is flying, the first is landing". Here's to the next great adventure, happy landing! He was preceded in death by his lovely wife after 57 years of marriage. He was also preceded in death by his parents and siblings, James, Marjory and Dorothy as well as his Son in Law William Sparks. He is survived by his brothers Nathan, Steven and David as well as his children Jon (Peggy) Tanner, JoAn (Phil) Green, Mark (Mia) Tanner, Lisa Sparks, Scott Tanner, and Trudi (Mickey) Madison. He leaves behind a great posterity of 20 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 11am at the Kaysville Stake Center, 615 North Flint Street. There will also be a viewing Monday, September 19, 2016 from 6-8pm at the Myers Mortuary, 250 North Fairfield Road, Layton, Utah and prior to the services from 9:30-10:30 am at the chapel. Interment will be at the Kaysville Cemetery.

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Anita Galbraith Tanner was born on 17 May 1929
Anita Galbraith Tanner was 2 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
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Anita Galbraith Tanner was 15 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
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Anita Galbraith Tanner was 24 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
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Anita Galbraith Tanner was 35 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
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Anita Galbraith Tanner was 50 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
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Anita Galbraith Tanner was 51 years old when Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage. Mount St. Helens or Louwala-Clough is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Portland, Oregon and 96 miles (154 km) south of Seattle, Washington. Mount St. Helens takes its English name from the British diplomat Lord St Helens, a friend of explorer George Vancouver who made a survey of the area in the late 18th century. The volcano is located in the Cascade Range and is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes. This volcano is well known for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows.
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Anita Galbraith Tanner was 62 years old when The World Wide Web is opened to the public. The World Wide Web (WWW), also called the Web, is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet. English scientist Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. He wrote the first web browser in 1990 while employed at CERN in Switzerland. The browser was released outside CERN in 1991, first to other research institutions starting in January 1991 and to the general public on the Internet in August 1991.
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Anita Galbraith Tanner died on 26 Nov 2008 at the age of 79
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