1919 ~ 2004

Miriam Sims, age 85, of Orem, UT, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 20, 2004 in Orem, UT.

Miriam was born July 21, 1919 in Orem, UT to Raymond and Rachel Cutler. On December 5, 1940, she married Oswold J. Sims, in the Mesa Arizona Temple.

Mother was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having served in every auxiliary in many capacities. She was an active member of D.U.P. Her gardens were always beautiful, and she especially loved roses. She loved to travel and educational excellence was important to her. Music was a big part of her life, but her greatest joy was her family.

Survivors include daughter, Sandra Sims of Dallas, TX; son, Donald J. Sims of Denver, CO; daughter, Merlene Crapo of Orem, UT; brother, Guy R. Cutler of Los Altos, CA; seven grandchildren, nine great-grand-children, one great-great-grandchild.

Preceded in death by Husband, Oswold J. Sims; mother, Rachel and father, Raymond Cutler; brother, Wendell, and sister Cherrill.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004 at 12:00 p.m. at the Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, where friends may call Saturday morning, from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., prior to the services. Interment: Elysian Burial Gardens, 1075 East 4580 South. Funeral Directors: The Holbrook Mortuary.