Lydia Samantha Lee Hardinger Thompson, 81, of West Valley City, died March 18, 1992.
She was born Oct. 20, 1910, Roosevelt, the daughter of George and Sarah Samantha Herbert Lee. She was raised by George M. and Sarah Hardinger, and went by the name of Hardinger until her marriage. She married James Clifford Thompson, Oct. 4, 1926, Salt Lake City; their marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden LDS Temple. He preceded her in death in 1979. They resided in Burley, Idaho and later in Albion, Idaho. Following her husband's death, she moved to Salt Lake City to be closer to her family whom she loved dearly. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.Surviving are three sons, Ray and Paul Thompson, Salt Lake City, and Claud (Bud) Thompson, Brigham City; four daughters, Darlene Hammond of Julieta, Idaho; Marlene Christensen, Salem, OR, Maxcene Thompson, Salt Lake City; Carol Sloat, St. George; three sisters, Hilda Arnold, Gusher, Emma Thomson, Vernal; Edith Amundson, Roy; four brothers, George Hardinger, Roosevelt, Albert and Frank Hardinger, Vernal; Austin Hardinger, Salmon, Idaho; 30 grandchildren; 51 grandchildren; and a great great grandchild. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, and two sons.
A funeral will be held, 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 1992, at the Heyburn, Idaho, LDS Church, 1701 J Street. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery in Burley, Idaho. Friends may call at the Payne Mortuary, 221 West Main, in Burley, Idaho from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday and at the church from 10 to 10:45 a.m., Saturday.
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