information found in LDS Family Record written by Chester Graff
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Motel was blessed by his father Chester in church March 2, 1930. He was baptized by Marion Lee (in Salt Lake Tabernacle) on 29 Jan 1938. and confirmed by his father Chester on 30 Jan 1938. His schooling commenced for 4 months at Kruger at (Ririe Idaho) in Jan 1934 and first grade at Spencer (Orem, Utah) in 1936. He graduated May 1949 from Lincoln High School in Orem, Utah.
He was ordained a Deacon June 1945, Teacher by brother Vance Doral Graff 8 Apr 1945. An elder by Chester on 3 July 1949. He was endowed in Salt Lake Temple on 11 Oct 1949 and married Donna Mae Hancock in Salt Lake Temple on 14 Nov 1951. He received his patriarchal blessing by Josiah P Rudy in Feb. 1949.
He went on a mission to Eastern States entered mission home on Oct 7-16, 1949
His interests are farming, works for BYU.
Montel and his wife Donna live in their own home in Orem. He is working for BYU cafe and doing a good job supervising lunchroom. Montel is well liked by supervisors at BYU. He is very dependable, gets along well with supervisors, teachers and students. He is active in church duties when not working at BYU.
Montel has 3 sons and 2 nice girls and several children are married. He has one son, Brad who is a good singer, has filled a mission for the church and sings very often in church meetings and civic parties. He has two other sons w ho are Elders and work for business firms. They are clean boys in habits and aid their father, Montel, in helping care for his farm. The boy's mother Donna works hard keeping house and preparing meals for their sons. (This comes from his Mother Winnie's family record book in her own writing)