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Obituary: Fayette Parkin Geurts

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1914 ~ 2004


Fayette Parkin Geurts, age 90, passed away October 26, 2004 at the Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, Utah of causes incident to old age.

She was born the fourth of seven children to Cyrus Elmer Parkin and Sarah Tolman Parkin April 3, 1914. She married Theodore I. Geurts, November 9, 1931 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

She is survived by seven children, Connie (Lowell) Leishman, Beverly (Paul) Clayton, Marily Tovey, Jon (Layne) Geurts, Ted (Denise) Geurts, Dale (May) Geurts, and Steven (Peggy) Geurts; 37 grandchildren; 102 great-grandchildren; nine great great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Her childhood years were spent in Park City, Bountiful, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Fay spent many years serving in the Primary and Relief Society organizations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served with her husband and three sons on a labor mission in Hawaii helping in the construction of the Polynesian Cultural Center.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 4, 2004, 12 noon at the Kimball Mill LDS Ward Chapel, 650 South 200 East, Bountiful. Friends may call Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, and Thurs-day morning from 10:45-11:45 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery. Online guest book: www.russonmortuary.com

Special thanks to hospice (Applegate and Lakeview).