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Obituary: LeOra Hess Young

LeOra Hess Young 1921 ~ 2005 LeOra Hess Young passed away at her home in Murray, November 15, 2005, from pancreatic cancer. LeOra was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 19, 1921, to George W. Hess and Oralie Andrew Hess. She graduated from South High School (1938) and from the University of Utah. She married J. Lowell Young in the Salt Lake Temple, March 16, 1945; Lowell passed away March 16, 1999. LeOra was an active member of the Church and magnified a variety of Church callings throughout her life. She was part of many fun-filled road shows, ward dinners, Relief Society skits, and ward bazaars. She served alongside Lowell as a worker in the Jordan River Temple for thirteen years. LeOra's life is a worthy example of love, service, gracefulness, and beauty. She was a creative and talented artist and teacher, a wonderful homemaker, and a supportive and loving companion to her husband of 54 years. She was a truly great mother and a wonderful grandmother. She leaves a legacy of love, service, and faith. LeOra is survived by her brother George A. (Joy) Hess; by her children, Candy Lee Young, Von (Renae) Young, Ray (Christine) Young, and Melody (Jack) Dunn; and by her eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her infant sister Marilyn Hess and her brother Raymond E. Hess. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 19, at 11:00 a.m., in the Murray 21st Ward, 41 W. 6280 South (access from Clay Park Drive at 25 W. 6400 South), Murray. Friends may greet the family Friday evening, November 18, 6-8 p.m., at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State Street, Murray, and from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the ward building prior to the funeral. Interment will be at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City. Condolences can be sent to