Catherine W. Lessey

22 Nov 1953 - 7 Oct 2000

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Catherine W. Lessey

22 Nov 1953 - 7 Oct 2000
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1953 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Death: Oct. 7, 2000 Catherine Emma Wright Lessey WEST POINT - Our perfect mother, wife, daughter, and sister, Cathy, passed away October 7, 2000 from injuries sustained in an automobile ac-cident. She was born Nov. 22, 1953 in Salt Lake

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Catherine W. Lessey

Married: 2 Mar 1974

West Point Memorial Cemetery

102 N 4000 W
West Point, Davis, Utah
United States

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Sealed Dec 11, 1976


January 6, 2012


January 6, 2012

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Birth: Nov. 22, 1953 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Death: Oct. 7, 2000 Catherine Emma Wright Lessey WEST POINT - Our perfect mother, wife, daughter, and sister, Cathy, passed away October 7, 2000 from injuries sustained in an automobile ac-cident. She was born Nov. 22, 1953 in Salt Lake City, UT, a daughter of Edward H. Wright and Catherine Whit-worth Wright Olson. She married Richard Charles Lessey, Jr. March 2, 1974 in Lay-ton. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden LDS Temple, Dec 10, 1976. She was born and raised in Layton and Kaysville, had lived in Sunset and West Point. She graduated from Davis High School in 1972. Cathy was active in the LDS Church. She served many years in the Young Women's, Primary and Relief Society, touching many lives. She exemplified Christ-like love and charity to her family and all who knew her. She enjoyed camping and spending time with her family. She loved the gospel and found joy in giving service to others. Surviving are her husband of 26 years, Richard Charles Lessey, Jr.; two sons, Chad Richard (Amber) Lessey, West Point, Brody James (Iesha) Lessey, Logan; four daughters, Katy Ann (Brett) Russell, Clinton, Jennifer Lessey, Krystal Lessey, Amber Jean Lessey, all of West Point; her mother, Catherine W. Olson, Kaysville; five brothers, Ronald E. (Dana) Wright, Fruit Heights, James D. (Nyla) Wright, Clinton, David C. (Jamie) Wright, West Point, Ted M. (Karen) Wright, Sunset, Tim H. (Kelly) Wright, Syracuse; and one sister, Rebecca W. (Lloyd) Vincent, South Jordan, UT. She was preceded in death by her father, Edward H. Wright. Services will be held 11 a.m. Tues. Oct. 10, 2000, West Point LDS Stake Center, 550 N. 2300 W. Friends and family may call Mon. 6-8 p.m., Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 N, Fairfield and at the church Tues 9:30-10:45 a.m. Interment, West Point City Cemetery. Deseret News Monday, October 9, 2000 Obituary Burial: West Point Cemetery West Point Davis County Utah, USA

Life timeline of Catherine W. Lessey

Catherine W. Lessey was born on 22 Nov 1953
Catherine W. Lessey was 10 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas; hours later, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in aboard Air Force One as the 36th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. As a member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented the state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming president.
Catherine W. Lessey was 19 years old when Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day. The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer.
Catherine W. Lessey was 29 years old when Michael Jackson's Thriller, the best-selling album of all time, was released. Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and was the best-selling music artist during the year of his death. Jackson's contributions to music, dance, and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
Catherine W. Lessey was 45 years old when Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and injured 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado. The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States, in the Denver metropolitan area. In addition to the shootings, the complex and highly planned attack involved a fire bomb to divert firefighters, propane tanks converted to bombs placed in the cafeteria, 99 explosive devices, and car bombs. The perpetrators, senior students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, murdered 12 students and one teacher. They injured 21 additional people, and three more were injured while attempting to escape the school. The pair subsequently committed suicide.
Catherine W. Lessey died on 7 Oct 2000 at the age of 46
Grave record for Catherine W. Lessey (22 Nov 1953 - 7 Oct 2000), BillionGraves Record 567427 West Point, Davis, Utah, United States