Happy 100th Birthday!: Effie Widman

Saturday , November 25, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Reader Submitted

Effie deBloois Widman was born on November 27, 1917 and will be celebrating her 100th birthday with family and friends.

Effie was born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands and moved to Utah, with her family at 18 months of age. She attended Weber College and Utah State College. She received her Bachelor's degree in 1961. Effie taught school for 20 years. She was a second, third and fourth grade teacher at Washington Terrace Elementary. In between teaching, she worked in the financial office at Hill Air Force Base (formerly known as Hill Field). She was happily married to Joseph Rhye Widman for 72 years until his passing on June 23, 2015. They have three daughters. During their retirement years, they have lovingly and patiently assisted in raising and mentoring their four grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. They have been tremendously supportive role models.

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