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Obituary: Thelma Gilbert Chatterton

Thelma Gilbert Chatterton 9/23/1921 ~ 9/18/2005 Thelma Gilbert Chatterton, age 83, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2005, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Thelma was born September 23, 1921 in Fairview, Idaho to Frank James and Matilda Barlow Gilbert. She married Willis Atkinson Chatterton September 22, 1944 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple; who preceded her in death December 24, 1986. Thelma was a woman of great character, faith, talent, kindness, humor, and independence. She was an active member of the LDS church and served in the Eastern States Mission. She also served in many church callings including the Relief Society, Primary, and was the Young Women's president. Thelma loved to learn. She graduated from Preston High School and earned her B.A. from the University of Utah in 1982. She loved sports, was an enthusiastic fan of the U. of U. and the Utah Jazz, and loved watching her kids and grandkids participate in various activities. She loved music and was a cellist in the Westminster Community Orchestra for many years. Thelma is survived by her 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and five children, Tanya Chatterton, Timothy Chatterton, Corinne Nasella, Patrice Winn, and Todd Chatterton. Funeral services will be held Wednesday September 21, 2005, 1 p.m. at the Rosecrest First Ward, 3101 South 2300 East. Friends may visit with the family Tuesday evening September 20, 2005 from 6-8 p.m. at the Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, and at the church Wednesday from 11:45-12:45 p.m. prior to the services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. We love you, Mom. You will be greatly missed and Christmas season will not be the same without your hand dipped chocolates.