Dorthea Rebecca Frost Parent, age 88, passed away August 3, 1994 at her home in Murray.
Born February 11, 1906 in Benson, Utah to Peter Anders and Hansina Rebecca Jorgensen Frost. Married Joseph Anthony Parent in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on June 19, 1928. He preceded her in death in September 1978.Dorthea raised eleven children and taught elementary school for 40 years. She belonged to a number of organizations including, Women's Relief Society, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Retired Teachers Association. She also loved music and sang in ward choirs, quartets and played the piano and organ. She held many LDS Church positions and was always faithful and active. In her later years she served an LDS Mission to Roanoke, Virginia.
Survivors: children, Joseph A., Jr., Clearfield, Utah; Vernon F., Sunnyvale, California; Lila Bringhurst, Fremont, California; Edward, Provo, Utah; DeWayne, Crescent City, California; Valoie Nelson, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Colleen Crawford, Murray, Utah; 32 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; sisters, Geneva Gilbert, Provo; Vesta Boyer, Springville; brother, Ivan Frost, Ogden. Preceded in death by children, Elaine Nickle, Virginia Jones, Marilyn Peterson, and Reed; also three sisters and one brother.
Funeral services Saturday, August 6, 1994, at 2 p.m. in the Riverside 4th LDS Ward Chapel, 5200 South 700 West, Murray, where friends may call Saturday from 12:45-1:45 p.m.
Interment, Bluffdale Cemetery.
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