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Obituary: Evelyn Peckham Gunnerson

1905 ~ 2004

Loving mother, grandmother passed away Sunday October 24, 2004 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born Sept. 28, 1905 at Gillingham, Kent, England to Florence Elise B. R. Grout and Charles James Peckham. She married Fauntleroy Erick Gunnerson June 15, 1927 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple Aug. 21, 1940.

She served her Heavenly Father faithfully in her church and her work after retiring 42 years for the LDS Church Welfare Service Facilities.

She is survived by her children, Connie (Lert) Dawson, Roi (Lois) Gunnerson, Dale (Carma) Gunnerson all of AZ. Barbara (Joseph) Shewell, West Valley City, UT; Lovell (Lois) Gunnerson, Sandy, UT; 22 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren, 67 great-great-grandchildren, brother, Desmond (Louise) Peckham, Helper, UT; sister, Pearl Rands of Salt Lake City, UT; sister, Gwendolin Dernbosz, Ill.

Preceded in death by her daughter, Gay and Wesly Dunn, granddaughters, Shelly Dunn, Vida Nguyen; brothers, Ivan Peckham, and Barnard Peckham, sisters, Florence Jarvis, Dorothy Gray and Lucile Bjurman.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, where family and friends may call Wed. evening from 6-8 p.m. and Thurs. one hour prior to services.