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Virginia Ruth Geisler Snarr collection of Virginia Kimball Geisler papers, 1920s-2017

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9189 Series 5

Scope and Contents

Family papers of Virginia Kimball Geisler, including her testimony, letters, photographs, funeral papers, and ephemera. Dated 1920s to 2017.


  • 1920s-2017


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Ruth G. Snarr was born Virginia Ruth Geisler on July 31, 1943 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Joseph T. Geisler and Virginia Kimball. She married Wade Robinson, whom she later divorced, and then remarried in the Salt Lake City temple to Lloyd Dee Snarr. Ruth worked for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 21 years in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also served in various Relief Society presidencies. She enjoyed singing and also served on various community committees. She was raised in Salt Lake City, but she also lived in Newfoundland, Riverside, California, Hawaii and St. George, Utah.

Biographical / Historical

Virginia Kimball Geisler was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 4, 1916 to Heber Chase Kimball and Pearl Elizabeth Smith Kimball, the fourth of six daughters. Virginia was raised in Salt Lake City and attended West High School and the LDS Business College for one year. She married Joe Geisler in 1935. They had six children. Virginia divorced Joe in 1949. She passed away in Salt Lake City on August 9, 1986.


10 folders

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