Arlene left her loving family peacefully on March 8, 2001, after suffering from cirrhosis caused by undiscovered Hepatitis C.
She was born Oct. 18, 1933, in Union, Utah, to Raynold H. Brady and Ada C. Steadman Brady, both deceased, She was the youngest of five children. Her Brothers and Sisters are Del (Donna) Brady, Union; Doris (Kay) Allen, Denver; Joyce (Bill) Turnbow, Murray; and Blaine Brady (deceased).
Arlene was married to Floyd Ryther on Nov. 12, 1954, in the Salt Lake Temple. Following their marriage, they moved to the Azores and then from base to base with the US Air Force, finally ending up in 1969 at their present home in West Valley.
She is the mother of five sons: Allan, West Valley City; Bradley, West Jordan; Kent (Robyn), West Valley City; Stephen (Mykalanne), West Valley City; and Brent (Christi), West Jordan; she has 13 grandchildren.
Arlene was very talented, being a wonderful wife, mother, and homemaker. She worked as a seamstress, sewing commercially and designing and sewing clothing, including many wedding dresses for family and friends. She also worked in a greenhouse planting and arranging planters and baskets.
Active in the LDS church, she held many positions. Her favorite was Relief Society Work Director, where she shared her many skills and talents. She also arranged dinner dances, and prepared food for the local LDS ward.
Arlene has only been gone for a few days, but she is sorely missed.
Viewings will be Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary 4760 S. State, Murray; and 10-11a.m., Monday, prior to the funeral.
Funeral will be at 11a.m, Monday, March 12, at the Harman Ward Chapel, 4634 W. Harman Dr. (3700 S.) W. Valley City.
Interment will be at Valley View Memorial Park, 4400 W. 4100 South, West Valley City.