Blanche Jeanette Swasey Vander Werff, age 85, passed away June 27, 1996, in Orem, Utah.

Born August 24, 1910 in Mona, Utah, daughter of Lucius Nelsen and Mary Jeanette Brotherson Swasey. Married Dowie Johannes Vander Werff January 19, 1950 in Salt Lake LDS Temple. Member of the LDS Church. She was a Primary teacher, spiritual living teacher, temple ordinance worker and visiting teacher. She went on four missions. She fostered 19 children over the years.Survived by one son and one daughter, Sandra (Joseph) Harper, Dowie (Debbie) Vander Werff; stepchildren, Pauline (Allen) Ricks; Wilma Wells; Dowena (Floyd) Devey; Betty (Richard) James; John (Jutta) Vander Werff; MaryAnne (Ron) McKeeth; daughter-in-law, Kathy Vander Werff; 13 grandchildren; 36 step-grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters, Joseph Hale Swasey; Sherman Martin Swasey; Loretta Burton and Hannah Oman. Preceded in death by husband; stepson, Fred; brothers and sisters, "R", Napier, Ruth, and Hennrietta.

Funeral services will be held Monday, 11 a.m. at Orem Suncrest 6th Ward, 900 West 130 North. Friends may call Sunday, 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, and Monday at church, 10-10:45 a.m. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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