Former Business Man of Logan Dies After Long Illness at Santa Monica
Obituary for Robert Kewley
Logan, Feb. 9. Word has been received by relatives here of the death at Santa Monica, Salif., of Robert Kewley for many years a resident of this section. He had been ailing for several years and had undergone several surgical operations. Interment will be in California. Mr. Kewley was born April 15, 1845, at Peel, Isle of Man, the son of James and Anna Karren Kewley. He came with his parents to Salt Lake City in 1856. His father and mother died shortly after their arrival in Salt Lake, but he remained there until 1860 when he came to Cache county, settling in Clarkston. He married Alice Lewis of Logan, who with the following children survive: Mrs. Ann Nelson, Los Angeles, Calif.; Miss Alice Kewley, Logan; Misses Ray, Veda and Markaret (sic) Kewley, Santa Monica; Robert Kewley, Jr., Columbia, S.C.; Louis Kewley, Phoenix, Ariz., also his sister, Mrs. John Carlile of Logan.
For many years Mr. Kewley lived on his farm at Benson, coming to Logan in 1890, to assume the management of the Studebaker branch here. Later he went into the coal business and for several years was street supervisor. When his health began to fail he went to Santa Monica. He was a man known and esteemed here for his industry, honesty and his devotion to his Church, having never refused any call made upon him whether for his time or his means. He had a large circle of friends here.