Martha Dorothy Butchereit, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully June 20, 1991 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Born February 12, 1908 in Herne, Germany to John Gradus and Ottilie Hillert Nakken. She immigrated to America with her parents when she was 6-months-old. Married John Gerhardt Butchereit, May 28, 1930 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.She lived the life of a true pioneer, and was generous and kind to all she met. Her children and grandchildren were the delight of her life. In February, 1982, she was chosen "Citizen of the Month" by the Murray City Chamber of Commerce.
She is survived by four daughters: D. Jane Wiseman (Grant); Nancy A. Anderson (J. Max); Carol Butchereit; Shirley M. Butchereit, all of Salt Lake City; by three sons, John R. Butchereit (Joyce); Michael D. Butchereit, of Salt Lake City; and Samuel R. Butchereit, White City, Oregon; and by 11 grandchildren, Cheryl Ann Christensen (Scott), Daniel C. Butchereit (Lisa), John L. Kimberly, Chelsey, Cailey, Colby and Casey Butchereit, Shelley Wiseman, and Nicole and Heidi Anderson. She is also survived by three sisters, Sarah Brown, Pearl Bangerter (Glen), of Salt Lake City; and Ethel Taylor, of Blackfoot, Idaho. Preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, Diane Faith, two sisters, Johanna and El Frieda, and a brother, Alma.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 24, 1991, at the Murray 27th Ward, 5200 South 7th West, Murray. Friends may call at the Jenkins Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State, Sunday, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and at the ward on Monday, from 12:00 noon to 12:50 p.m. prior to services. Interment in the Elysian Burial Gardens, 1075 E. 4580 South, SLC, Utah.
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