Myrle Hilda Snyder Burrows of Salt Lake City is celebrating her 100th birthday today.
Burrows, the fourth child of Sextus Fullmer Snyder and Bertha Mary Peterson, was born on Aug. 4, 1894, in Park City.After moving with her family to Salt Lake City in 1910, she attended Stevens-Henager College of Business.
Burrows married Lewis Louder Burrows on June 19, 1912. She worked with her husband in their laundry business for many years. Together they had 10 children: Vera (Kocherhans), Lucille (Smith), Don, Grant, Duane, Bevis (Oviatt), Wesley, Reid, Joyce (Miller), and Gail. She lost her husband to cancer in 1965.
After raising her family, Burrows was a pink lady volunteer at LDS Hospital from 1970-1986. She received a service award for over 3,500 hours of service.
Throughout her life, Burrows has been active in the LDS Church and has served in many callings. She is a hard worker who has always been devoted to her family, which now includes 34 grandchildren, 91 great-grandchildren and 187 great-great-grandchildren.
Burrows' family is honoring her at Sugarhouse Park from 6 to 8 p.m. today.