Hattie Leola Booth Wallentine passed away at her Logan home in the presence of family on May 29, 1995.
She was born June 2, 1911 at St. Charles, Bear Lake County, Idaho, to Clarence Eugene Booth and Alvira Laker Cook, into a family of two brothers and one sister, all who preceded her in death. She grew up working at the family owned Lakota Resort at Swan Creek on the shore of Bear Lake and was an excellent swimmer. She graduated from Fielding High School and married VanNess D. Wallentine on June 7, 1928 in the Salt Lake Temple. They ranched in Paris, Idaho until 1961 when the family moved first to Idaho Falls and then to Logan, Utah in 1962. VanNess died January 17, 1990. Hattie has been a mother, homemaker, civic servant, partner in cattle ranching and an active member of the Idaho, Utah and American Farm Bureau Federations, having served for over 30 years in local, state, regional, national and international capacities. She traveled widely, nationally and inter-nationally, speaking to Farm Bureau groups in a dozen states and internationally as the Western Regional Representative of the American Farm Bureau Women's Committee. She was awarded the Distinguished Service to Agriculture and Woman of the Year by the Utah Farm Bureau.As an active member of the LDS Church, she served as ward and stake Relief Society president and as a teacher or leader in all of the ward auxiliary organizations. She enjoyed singing and was an active soloist and choir member from her youth, performing solos and duets with her brother, Bryan, in local operettas and musical programs. She has assisted the financial support of her grandchildren missionaries.
For many years, she owned and operated the "Tots to Teens" children's clothing store in Logan and later volunteered as a Pink Lady at the Logan Hospital.
She is survived by six of her seven children and their companions, Max V. and Gay Wallentine, Provo; Robert E. and Joan Wallentine, Ogden; C. Booth and Raeda Wallentine, G. Craig and Lynne Wallentine, Salt Lake City; Jean and Jack Peterson, Omaha, Nebraska; and Reed B. and Eydie Wallentine, Cove, Utah; Norine, a baby daughter, died in infancy and a granddaughter, Wendy Duncan and a daughter-in-law, Joan Halling Wallentine preceded her in death. She has 39 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 1, 1995 at 11 a.m. at the Logan 6th Ward Chapel, 94 West 600 South, Logan. Friends may call at the Allen-Hall Mortuary, 34 East Center, Logan on Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the ward chapel on Thursday morning from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the St. Charles, Idaho Cemetery at approximately 3 p.m.
The family extends a special thanks to neighbors, friends and Creekside Home Health Care for their helpful and loving assistance. Memorial in lieu of flowers are suggested for the LDS General Missionary Fund.
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