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LuDella C. Madsen Wintch, 89, passed away January 29, 1996 in the home of her daughter, Joyce, in West Valley City, Utah, of causes incident to age.

Born April 20, 1906 in Manti, Utah, to Andrew P. and Annie C. Peterson Madsen. Married Henry A. Wintch in the Manti LDS Temple, Sept. 11, 1924. She was a loving homemaker, flower gardener, and was dedicated to making life beautiful for others. She was a master seamstress with gifted hands and creativity. She designed and made clothing, wedding dresses, and costumes for the Mormon Miracle Pageant. Professionally she supervised the production of parachutes and the design and manufacture of cold weather gear and sleeping bags.Member of the LDS Church and served in numerous callings in Primary leadership, and in ward and stake Relief Society presidencies.

She is survived by two daughters and three sons, Phyllis Carpenter, Manti; Joyce (Clair) Christiansen, Salt Lake City; Chesley (Marjorie) Wintch, Salt Lake City; Arden Wintch, Salt Lake City; Richard Wintch, Cathedral City, Calif.; 15 grandchildren (one deceased); 30 great-grandchildren (two deceased); one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Lamar Madsen. Preceded in death by her husband, son-in-law, Fred L. Carpenter, two daughters-in-law, Mary Wintch, Lucille Wintch; three sisters, one brother.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 3, 1996, 12 noon at Manti, Utah Stake Center, 295 So. Main, Manti. Friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Manti City Cemetery, under the direction of Buchanan Mortuary.

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