Ethel Foreman Conover, 90, of Provo, died November 11, 1995 at the Crestview Care Center in Provo with family and devoted and loving caretakers at her side.

Grandma was the eldest of nine girls. Ethel was born to David William and Ada Waters Foreman November 20, 1904 in Monroe, Sevier County, Utah. She met her lifetime sweetheart, Ernest Clyde Conover and they married June 2, 1923. The marriage was later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple. He preceded her in death June 20, 1956.While in Sevier County they had six children, raising five to adulthood. They moved to the Orem/Provo area in 1943. She was an LPN at Utah Valley Hospital. She went to work for Dr. Archie Bowden until age 74.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, holding positions in many organizations. She was a visiting teacher and in charge of quilt making in the Pioneer Second Ward where she spent the last twenty years of her life.

While still in Monroe she was active in and president of the American Legion Auxiliary. She helped to organize and was the first president of the Orem American Legion Auxiliary.

She was survived by five children and their spouses, Erneice and Leon Shaw, Surprise, Ariz.; Shirley and Leon Olsen, Orem; Verl and Barbara Conover, Blue Diamond, Nev.; Ada Jean and Ralph Oberg, Salt Lake City; Dona Vee and Buddie Garrett, Midvale; 37 grandchildren, 82 great-grandchildren, 21 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters and brothers, Chris Scott, Alta and Frank McCord, all of Salt Lake City; LaVee Pappas, Reno, Nev.; and Uncle Dewey and Dorothy Foreman, Austin, Utah. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Virgil, a daughter, Erma Lou Olsen, a grandson, granddaughter, great-grandson, great-granddaughter, and five sisters.

Funeral services with Bishop Gordon Nichol conducting will be held Tuesday, November 14, at 11 a.m. in the Pioneer Second Ward, 450 North 1200 West, Provo. Friends may call Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the Walker Mortuary, 85 East 300 South, Provo, and Tuesday at the ward chapel from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Burial will be in the Orem City Cemetery.

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