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Obituary: Marie F. Despain

Marie F. Despain 1917 ~ 2005 Marie Despain died 6 September 2005 of causes incident to age. She was born in Salt Lake County 9 January 1917 to Lionel and Sarah Smart Flowers. On 15 June 1938 she married Orin A. Despain in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. She was a lifelong resident of Salt Lake County and an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She retired after a long career as an accountant for Zion's Security Corp. She is survived by her four children - R. O. Despain, James R. (Bonnie) Despain, Keith H. (Ann) Despain and Julie (David) Nelson. She also leaves behind 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held Monday the 12th of September at 1:00 p.m. at the Winder 5th Ward Chapel, 1361 East 4000 South. A viewing will take place Sunday the 11th of September from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Holladay Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 So. Highland Drive and at the Ward from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., prior to the services. The family wishes to thank her care givers at the Highland Care Center, Wentworth Assisted Living Center and the Woodland Park Rehabilitation Center for their kindness and diligence, along with the doctors and staff of the Cottonwood and LDS hospitals. For a copy of Marie's autobiography please go to Condolences may be sent to