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Obituary: Verda Farnsworth Blake

1910 ~ 2004

ST. GEORGE, UT - <! > Verda Farnsworth Jensen Page Blake, our loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on Monday, October 11, 2004, at her home, in St. George, UT.

She was born March 31, 1910, to Alma Steven and Mary Elizabeth Turner Farnsworth in Lyman, UT.

Verda married Raymond G. Jensen in Salt Lake City, UT, in 1928. In 1938, they moved to Salina and built the Day and Nite Inn. In 1943, she married Daniel Geary Page and later moved to Southern Utah in 1947. She moved to St. George in 1959 after marrying Milo Blake. She married Fred Jacobson in 1985.

She is survived by her children, June (Calvin) Rassmussen, of Salt Lake City, UT, Barbara (Normand, deceased) Laub, of Beryl, UT, Sherlene (Dennis) Clove, of St. George, UT, Harold Gene (Daphne) Jensen, of San Antonio, TX, and Daniel Thomas (Elna Rae) Page, of St. George, UT; 18 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren; and 35 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands; two grandchildren; four sisters; and three brothers.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 16, 2004, at 11:00 a.m., at the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George. Visitations will be held Friday, October 15, 6:00-7:00 p.m., and again on Saturday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., prior to services, both at Spilsbury Mortuary. Interment will be in the Cedar City Cemetery at 3:30 p.m. Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 673-2454.

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