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Ella (Billie) Butler Kinder passed from this earth to a more glorious sphere and into the arms of loved ones on June 6, 1994. During her 87 years she endured many hardships, but her spirit was valiant until the end.

Born January 13, 1907 in Garfield, Utah to John George and Mary Elizabeth Ryser Birrell. Married Gerald Leander Butler July 7, 1937. He died in 1944. A member of the LDS Church, she was sealed to her beloved husband and two children November 19, 1946 in the Salt Lake Temple. Her faith in God never wavered. Ella had a great deal of empathy for others and brought sunshine into the lives of many people with her lovely smile and caring ways. She was a great inspiration to her family and friends.Married Charles E. Kinder March 24, 1949. He died in 1974. Also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, James and Earl, and her son, Gerald Lee.

Survivors include a daughter, Charlene (Gerald) Whitehead; and a daughter-in-law, Beryl Butler; a stepson, Jim (Jeanene) and stepdaughter, Judy (Norm) Newbold. Also 18 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren,

Memorial services will be held Friday, June 10, 1994 at the Butler 18th Ward, 6636 South Greenfield Way (1920 East) at 12 noon. Friends may call Thursday, June 9, 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Estates, 5850 South 900 East, Murray and from 10-11:30 a.m. prior to services at the church. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.

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