Gwendolyn Ashman Strang Tibbs, 79, passed away in Salt Lake City on December 19, 1994, following a long illness.

Gwen was born in Richfield, Utah, on May 22, 1915. She is the daughter of Albert J. and Thera Speakman. Gwen married Robert Earl Strang September 11, 1934 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Earl died June 25, 1949. She spent much of her life raising her children in San Diego, California, where she later married Robert W. Tibbs. He died March 4, 1990.Gwen is survived by four sons, Robert of Phoenix, Ariz.; David of Mission Viejo, Calif.; John of South Jordan; and Kenneth of Del Mar, Calif.; 23 grandchildren; and a brother and two sisters, Bruce Ashman, Lafayette, Indiana; Ann Ashworth, Salt Lake City; and Jean Reese, Layton.

He was preceded in death by a brother.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 22, at 1:30 p.m. in the Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 600 East 800 North, Orem, where friends may call Thursday prior to the services. Burial will be in the Provo City Cemetery.

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