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DEATH: KATHLEEN LATHAM DARLEY

Kathleen Latham Darley, 78, passed away August 17, 1995 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born September 13, 1916 in Salt Lake City to Winifred Ashworth and John Latham. Married Roy M. Darley in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on May 12, 1944.After completing LDS High School, she graduated with honors from the University of Utah, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. She went on to attend the Katharine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston. During World War II she served in the WAVES, achieving the rank of Lieutenant . While on assignment in Washington, D.C., she met her future husband, who performed organ recitals at the LDS Washington

Chapel.

Kathleen worked for the University of Utah Division of Continuing Education as an English teacher. She directed the Model United Nations Program and was also a talented piano teacher. A devout member of the LDS Church, she served in many capacities in her ward and as a Temple Ordinance Worker and a missionary in the New Zealand-Christchurch Mission from 1984-85. Kathleen was a gracious hostess in her home. She enjoyed reading, fishing, and sewing.

Survived by husband; three daughters and two sons; Margaret Kirkham (Robert T.), Bountiful; Janice Quinn, Salt Lake City; Philip Darley, Sandpoint, Idaho; Elizabeth Gessel (Van C.), Orem; and David Darley (Heidi), Port Charlotte, Florida; her sister, Margaret L. Gardner; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, Leland Latham, and two grandchildren.

Funeral services, Monday, August 21, at 12 noon, in the Ensign Fourth Ward Chapel, 9th Avenue & K Street. Friends may call at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. or at the chapel, Monday, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Burial, Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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