Dr. Seymour Kenneth Robbins, D.D.S., died in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 12, 1991.
Born April 17, 1900 in Salt Lake City to Seymour Bicknell and Josephine Solomon Robbins. Married Marion Kesler in 1926, Salt Lake LDS Temple. She died in 1951. Married Geniel Bardsley 1952, Salt Lake LDS Temple. Served as Jr. class president and student-body officer at LDS High School. Attended the University of Utah for three years in pre-dentistry and graduated in 1929 magna cum laude (2nd in graduating class of 175) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Member of Mathew H. Cryer Honorary Scholastic Society, Eta Sigma Sigma chapter. Practiced dentistry in Salt Lake City for 44 years. Life member of American Dental Association; elected officer of State Dental Association, and served on numerous committees at state and local level. Recently was awarded membership in the Golden Anniversary Club by the Dental Alumni, U of Pennsylvania in recognition of distinguished service in the dental profession for 50 years. Served in the U.S. armed forces during World War I.Fulfilled a three-year mission for LDS Church in Hawaiian Islands; served 24 years as a missionary guide and host on Temple Square; Salt Lake LDS Temple worker; supt. of Sunday School for 2 years in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Branch; served in Elder's Quorum presidency; member of the presidency 272nd Quorum of Seventy; 2nd Counselor in Bonneville Stake High Priest Quorum presidency; and has held many stake and ward positions. Known in musical circles in early years. Member of LCL Club; Sigma Nu National Fraternity; Bonneville Knife & Fork Club; Sons of Utah Pioneers; Ambassador Athletic Club; and founder of Utah Amateur Movie Club.
He is survived by his wife, Geniel; two sons, Dr. S. Kenneth Robbins, Jr., Pleasant Grove, Utah; Ralph S. Robbins, Salt Lake City; and a daughter, Donna Jo Robbins Saeman, Canoga Park, California; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services on Saturday, February 16th, at 12 noon, Garden Park Ward, 1150 East Yale Avenue (1080 South). Friends may call at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, on Friday evening 6-8 p.m., and at the Ward on Saturday, 11-11:45 a.m. Burial will be in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.
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