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Death: Ethel B. Galbraith

Ethel Briggs Galbraith passed away on February 9, 1998 at a Salt Lake City nursing home.

She was born May 13, 1916 in Teton, Idaho, the daughter and only child of James and Leannah Morris Briggs. She attended elementary school in Teton and her freshman year of high school at Sugar Salem, graduating from Madison High School in Rexburg as the valedictorian of her class. She attended the University of Idaho for two years. She then taught in a Bonneville County, Idaho, elementary school for one year and in Ashton Elementary School for two years.She married Marlin C. Galbraith of Lyman on May 29, 1939, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Her greatest work was as a wife, mother, and grandmother, all coordinated nicely with numerous church callings. She was a devoted and supportive companion to her husband throughout their 59 years of marriage including many government transfers within Idaho and Montana as well as Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Albuquerque. When they moved to Ogden in 1967 she accepted a Tax Examiner position with the IRS from which she retired in 1975. She spent the remaining years living in Island Park, Idaho, and Mesa, Arizona (Salt Lake City most recently).

She made her home a haven of hospitality and love. She raised her children in righteousness and instilled in each of them a very positive work ethic and a desire to serve the Savior. Basic to her entire life was a quiet and solemn faith in her Redeemer which was reflected in her consistent and energetic service.

She is survived by her husband and their four sons, Jim and Dixie, Bruce and Marie, and Kim and Glenda, all of Sandy, Utah, Randy and Bonnie of Ogden, and 16 grandchildren. Her parents and one grandson preceded her in death.

Friends may call Wednesday, Feb. 11th, 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State St., Murray, Utah. Funeral services will be held, Friday, Feb. 13, 1998, 12 noon at the Teton LDS Chapel, Teton, Idaho, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment - Teton-Newdale Cemetery on Friday.

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