Jeannette Herron Demars died May 7, 1996 at the home of her daughter in Provo.
She was born August 18, 1912 to Maynard John and Margaret Alice Grace Herron in Cache Junction, Utah, one of five daughters.She graduated from the University of Utah (Magna Cum Laude) in 1931 at the age of nineteen and taught in The Salt Lake Schools for two years. Her achievements were many. She played first seat Cello in the McCune Symphony Orchestra, was for three years Utah State Archery Champion and was active in many church capacities.
She married Ellis Theodore Demars on June 14, 1935 in the Salt Lake Temple. She is the mother of six children, all living; Eileen D. (C. Victor) Bunderson, Theodore (Jean) Maynard Demars, Stanford (Sallee) Ellis Demars, Linda D. (Kent) Pederson, Steven Herron Demars and Stuart (Betty) Kent Demars and the grandmother of 33 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren.
She lived a life of service to her family, church and community. She was a member of the YWMIA General Board for 13 years, most of the time chairman of the All Church Dance program. Her other service included music director, MIA president, Relief Society President under three bishops and music, dance and drama director. She and her husband served a Los Angeles Temple Visitors Center Mission for two years and were Salt Lake Temple Ordinance workers for eight years.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, May 11, 1996 at the Grant 12th Ward Chapel, 3400 South 1100 East. Friends may visit on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive and at the ward chapel on Saturday from 10:45-11:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be at the Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
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