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Obituary: Betty Simper Elton

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Our loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend left us on December 29, 2001.

Born May 8, 1926 in Salina, Utah to Leland W. Simper and Alta Bjerregaard Simper. Married Jack Nelson Elton on September 12, 1947, he died July 3, 1966. Betty expressed her devotion to her family by providing a beautiful home and garden as a shelter of love. She was a superb and talented secretary and received numerous awards throughout her career. Retired from the State of Utah, Air Monitoring Division in 1991.

Survived by her children Stephen J. and (Peg) Elton, Leslie and (Robert) White and Nelson S. Elton, four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, sisters, Joy and (Roe) Burgess, Doris Nightengale, Leta and (Roger) Grimm, Ellen and (Dennis) Russell, special friend and loving companion, George Woodard and his loving family.

We will honor Betty's life with a memorial service on Thursday, January 3, 2002 at 11 a.m. at Memorial Estates, 3115 E. 7800 So. Friends may pay their respects Wed., 6-8 p.m. or one hour prior to the service.