Laura Elsina Christensen Bradfield beloved mother, grandmother and great-grand-mother, age 87, returned peacefully to her Father in Heaven July 27, 2001 in Tooele.
She was born May 27, 1914 in Mayfield to Hyrum Christian and Elsina Soren-sen Christensen. She married Lawrence Jay Bradfield February 16, 1937 in Fillmore. Later solemnized in the Manti Temple. He died May 12, 1993. Her mother died when Laura was nine days old. She was raised by her father's brother Peter and Laura Luella Christensen in Emery. Educated in Emery, Ferron, and Snow College. Moved to Lynndyl in 1941. Active in LDS Church serving in Primary, Sunday School, as MIA President, Relief Society visiting teacher. Great talent for writing and giving readings. Created latch-hook and long stitch wall hangings and quilts for the grandkids.
Survived by sons and daughters: Jay (Rose) Bradfield, Tooele; Rayma (Kent) Hughes, Lynndyl; Don (Lois) Bradfield, Bountiful; LaWrene (Don Wayne) Nelson, Grantsville; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grand-children; foster brother: Moyal Anderson, Bluffdale. Preceded in death by granddaughter: Shanna Hughes.
Funeral services Friday August 3, 2001, 1 p.m., Leamington Ward. Friends call at Church Friday, 11:30 - 12:40. Burial will be in the Lynndyl Cemetery under direction of Nickle Mortuary.