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Obituary: Lillian Reinhold Gilson

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3/27/14 ~ 3/17/04

Lillian Violet Hansen Reinhold Gilson, 89, passed away on her husband Eric's birthday, March 17, 2004. She lived a long healthy life.

She was born March 27, 1914 in Salt Lake City to Harvey Emil and Emilie Nielsen Hansen of Denmark. She married Eric Reinhold on September 14, 1935 in Farmington, Utah. They moved to Provo in 1939, started a lunchmeat business, and later founded the Nephi Packing Plant. Some years after the death of her husband Eric in 1979, she married Glen Gilson of Provo.

She loved the outdoors, the mountains, camping, fishing, traveling, raising flowers, gardening, sewing and crafts. Her family was the center of her universe and her children and grandchildren were her greatest joy in life. She taught Primary and Relief Society when she was younger and was a member of the Pleasant View 4th Ward in Provo. She was also a member of the Provo Lions Club, Eagles Lodge and the Eldredge Senior Citizens Center. She enjoyed dancing.

Survived by one daughter and three sons: Allen Kurt (Irene) Reinhold, American Fork; Deanne Reinhold, Spanish Fork; Brian DeLoy (Vickie) Reinhold, Roy; Randall Kay (Nanette) Reinhold, Layton; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three great- great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Evelyn Barker, Taylorsville; and Vivian Youngberg, Las Vegas, NV. Preceded in death by both husbands, Eric and Glen; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Monday, March 29, 2004 in the American Fork 6th Ward, 320 North 100 East. Friends may call Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Anderson and Sons Mortuary, 49 E 100 N, American Fork and one hour prior to services at the church. Burial, American Fork Cemetery.