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Obituary: Fern Snyder Brunson

"Grandma Fernie"

Fillmore, UT<! > -Fern Snyder Brunson (Grandma Fernie), age 89, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away March 23, 2003 in Fillmore, UT.

She was born April 12, 1913 in the town of Clear Lake, Millard County to Robert and Maggie Belle Snyder. As a young girl the family moved to Fillmore, and she graduated from Millard High School. She married her sweetheart, LaMar Brunson on Feb. 21, 1933. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti Temple on July 26, 1958. LaMar died Nov. 4, 1980.

At age 35, Fern was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She worked in the Sunday School program. She was also a member of the Fine Arts Guild and vice-president of the Fireman's Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by two sons, Barry (Carolyn) of Ogden, UT; and Denny (Norma) of Fillmore, UT; five grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, one great great-grandchild, two sisters; Mildred Lambert and Dorothy Stromberg, both of Fillmore, UT.

She was preceded in death by her husband and first son, Ronnie; one grandchild, Montee; three brothers: Mont, Wayne and Darrell; four sisters: Margaret, Donna, Colleen and Deon.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 28, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fillmore Stake Center. Friends and family may call Thursday from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Olpin Southern Utah Mortuary in Fillmore, and also Friday at the Stake Center from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in the Fillmore City Cemetery.