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Obituary: Elsie Frances Harvey Lewis Yeomans

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1920 ~ 2003

Our beloved mum, grandma and great-grandma, Elsie, age 83, passed away July 9, 2003 in Salt Lake City, Utah surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on June 2, 1920 in Cardiff, Wales, UK. Daughter of Joseph Ernest and Laura Hoyle Harvey.

She was first married to Mortimer Stephen Lewis in 1939 in Cardiff, Wales. After his passing in World War II, she married William Yeomans in 1947 in Cardiff, Wales: solemnized in August 1963 in Logan LDS Temple. She emigrated to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1952. After William's passing in 1988, she moved to Sandy, Utah in 1992. She was an active member of the LDS Church where she served faithfully in many positions including Stake and Ward Relief Society president and Ward Primary president. She also served as a temple worker in the Toronto and Jordan River LDS Temples.

Survived by sisters Violet Hume, Jean (John) Little; daughters Valerie (Vern) Gaudet, Sheila (Craig) Parry, June (John) Sweeney; sons John (Marilyn) Yeomans, William (Donna) Yeomans; 19 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by parents; husbands; sisters Winnifred, Ethel, Dorothy and Dulcie; granddaughter Christine, and her best friend Mona.

Elsie loved life and lived it to the fullest. She was very athletic, loved to dance, swim, walk and exercise. She was exceptionally creative and talented (knitting, crocheting, sewing and poetry), and an avid genealogist who spent countless hours researching family history. She also loved to travel and explore the world.

She was a strong, courageous, dependable woman who found her greatest joy in loving and serving her family and others.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 11, 2003, 11:00 a.m., Hidden Oaks LDS Chapel, 11755 S. Highland Dr. (2075 E.) Sandy. Friends may call at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E. 10600 South, Thursday, 7 - 9 p.m., and again Friday one hour prior at the church. Interment: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.