Our beloved Mother and Mother-in-law, Irma Louise Neal, 82, went home to our Heavenly Father June 9, 1991. She passed on in the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Phyllis Neal, in Sandy. Before her illness, she resided in Salt Lake.
Irma was born in Leon, Iowa, June 1, 1909. Married her beloved husband, Gerald K. Neal, June 13, 1931, in Ames, Iowa. Her beloved Gerald preceded her in death, September 21, 1962. Her heart was always with him. They chose Sugarhouse to build their home and raise their three children.Irma was employed at Castletons for 20 years. Her life after her husbands death was devoted to her family. The love she gave to her family and friends is going to be missed, for it was given so purely from the heart.
Irma--your son, Bill; Phyllis, your daughter-in-law; your dear friend, Wanda Hayes; your grandchildren, Joel and Cindy Neal, Bill and Gidgette Persch, Brandy Neal, Jim and Marnie Leary and Gerald K. Neal, are all blessed to have been with you the days and your last hours before you left us.
A special thank you to her Doctor, Kent Difiore and his staff for the special care they gave Irma. To Connie Wineriter, R.N., with the Hospice program, Connie, you are truly an angel. Irma was truly appreciative of you, your caring ways and your very special hugs. God will bless you for your special kindness and love.
A special thank you to DiAnn Neal Washburn for the love, kindness and the time she spent with Irma and the family. You were always in Irmas Heart, she loved you. She is survived by her sons: Bill and Phyllis Neal, Sandy; Jim and Kris Neal, St. George; daughter, Nancy Dimmick, Salt Lake; grandchildren: Joel and Cindy Neal, Bill and Gidgette Persch, Brandy Neal, Toby and Darrin Neal, Jim and Marnie Leary, Gerald Neal, Angie Neal and Collin Dimick, all of Salt Lake; Tony and Kellie Butler, Ogden; great-grandchildren: Shannon and Naomi Neal, Pleshette and Jonas Persch; Breanna Neal, Shaantai Leary and Alex Butler.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, June 11th, 2 p.m., at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 10600 South 1700 East, in Sandy. Friends may call at the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, on Monday, 6-8 p.m., and at 1 p,m, on Tuesday.
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