1923 ~ 2004


Emma Loa Stockseth passed away at the Davis Medical Center on May 18, 2004, due to complications from infection.

She was born on July 2, 1923, in Magna, Utah, to Sigurd and Corilla Jacobson. She graduated from Cyprus High School and had worked for the Paris Company, Lorin Wheelwright Printing and also a couple of years at the IRS Center in Ogden.

She married Hugh Powell Hallman in 1942. He was killed in a mid-air collision in 1945. She married Joseph Orson Stockseth in 1947 and that marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden LDS temple in July of 1983.

Joe passed away in 1992. Emma loved to draw.

She has created many sketches of her children and grandchildren. She also treasured her doll collection but her favorite times were spent enjoying family gatherings.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, brothers Sigurd Noel Jacobson, Donald Edward Jacobson, Parley Leander Jacobson, sisters Florence Loretta Jacobson, and Corilla Luella Miles.

She is survived by her children Gayle Rees, Clinton;

Dana (Ralph) Birt, South Weber; Joel (Shanna) Stockseth, South Weber; and Chad (Katreena) Stockseth, Clearfield; 12 grandchildren and 22 great-grand children. She is also survived by brothers Jack (Margaret) Jacobson, Salt Lake City; Richard (Betty) Jacobson, Pottsboro, TX; sisters Joyce (Bill) Perkins, Salt Lake City; and Sandra (Bob) Isaacson, Quartside, AZ.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 22, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Rd. Friends and family may call Saturday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the mortuary. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Cemetery, 2401 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City.

In lieu of flowers we would ask that you please make donations to help children with mental/physical handicaps continue their education. Please send your tax-deductible donations to the Elsha Stockseth Scholarship Fund c/o Davis School District Foundation, 45 East State Street,

PO Box 588

Farmington, UT


We would also like to especially thank the wonderful people at Country Pines Assisted Living for the care given to mom these past few months.

Mom would have wanted us to also thank the staff who took good care of her at Rocky Mountain Care Center and a big thank you to Ruth for making mom smile.

e-mail condolences to the family at llm@lindquistmortuary.com