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DEATH: GWENDOLYN WHITE WIMMER

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Gwendolyn White Wimmer, age 83, passed away peacefully Dec. 24, 1994, at her home in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Gwen was born August 22, 1911, on the white family homestead where she was raised with her seven brothers and sisters, to Mahonri M. and Mary Dott Stay White,. She attended Granite High School and the University of Utah. She married Vaughn J. Wimmer on May 15, 1935 in Salt Lake City LDS Temple. Gwen and Vaughn lived in Salt Lake all of their 50 years of married life. Vaughn preceded her in death on August 29, 1985.Gwen was co-founder with her sister Mary Moss of the Distinctive Catering Service in 1950. She was an active member of the LDS Church, serving in many positions, including Relief Society President in the Grandview Ward for eight years, and fulfilled two missions along with her husband (the Portland, Oregon Mission 1979-81 and the Mormon Battalion Center in San Diego, 1982-83). She had a passion for music, and she, Vaughn and her brother, Verdi, shared their musical talent with many: additionally, she was a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Member of D. A. R. and D. U. P. Gwen was a generous and charitable friend to many. She awaits a grand reunion on the other side this Christmas season with departed family and friends.

Survived by three sons and a daughter, William Vaughn (and Joan), Salt Lake City, Jay Sterling (& Sally) Irvine, California; and Carol Gwen (and Lee) Howard and Douglas Grant (and Pauline), both Salt Lake City; 18 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; three brothers, Arnold, Woodrow and Verdi White; and a sister Marsha Egan. Preceded in death a brother, Kenneth; and two sisters Mary and LaRue.

Funeral services will be Friday, December 30th, 11 a.m., at the Grandview Ward, 2930 So. 2000 East. Friends may call Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Holbrook Funeral Chapel, 3251 So. 2300 East, and at the church on Friday for one hour prior to the services. Interment: Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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