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Obituary: Lois Sadler Bennion

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Lois Sadler Bennion, age 64, passed away at her home July 28, 2000, with her family at her side.

Born July 26, 1936, in San Fransisco, CA, to Arthur W. and Katie Z. Butler Sadler. Lois was raised in Daly City and after her mother's death, lived in Payson, UT, with her Aunt Della Mower and in Alta-mont, UT, with her sister Rita Hansen.

It was there, at the age of 13, that Lois first saw her high school sweetheart during church. Lois later married Barton Evan Bennion in the Salt Lake LDS Temple November 17, 1954.

As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she held numerous ward and stake positions over the years, including Primary, Scouting, Young Women's and Relief Society. Lois had a talent for planning, organization, and working with others.

Survived by her husband of 46 years, Barton; and eight children: Corbin (Terrie), Sandy, UT; Martell (Sherilyn) St. George, UT; Layne (Becky) Charlottesville, VA; Shawn, Dry Fork, UT; Becky, Flowerly Branch, GA; Deah (Mark) Anderson, Gunnison, UT; Quinn (Heidi), Overland Park, KS; Kyle (Liz), Kansas City, MO. Her legacy consists of 19 grandchildren and four step grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, Arthur Sadler (Merle), Las Vegas, NV; and sisters, Ina Kitteridge, Spring Lake, UT, Wanda Dahl, Fairview, UT. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Rita Hansen.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wed., Aug 2, in the Maeser LDS Stake Center, 2745 W. 1000 No. in Vernal. Friends may call 6-8 p.m., Tues at the Hullnger-Jolley Funeral Home and 9:45-10:45 a.m. prior to services at the chapel. Interment, Dry Fork Cemetery. Directors, Hullinger-Jolley Funeral Home.