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Obituary: Lorraine Stonebreaker Bush

Lorraine Stonebreaker Bush 1921 ~ 2005 Lorraine was born October 24, 1921 in Ogden, Utah to Joseph Stonebreaker and Inza Redden, spending her youth in Tooele. In 1940 she married her high school sweetheart, David Bush, and they spent the majority of their loving 60-year marriage in Rush Valley, Utah. After attending the University of Utah, Lorraine channeled her intelligence and energy into her caring for her husband and five children. She was pure magic in the kitchen, creating ridiculously delicious pies and hearty farm fare. After her children were grown, Lorraine took time for her art and became an award winning painter. A series of her paintings portraying the simple, human, and humorous scenes in the lives of LDS church members can be seen in the church's museum. Her skill and spirit especially shone in her renowned portrait work, a form that exhibited her genuine love of all people. She applied her fervent testimony of the Savior's gospel, insightful talent for teaching, and charity to many church callings, and served as a fulltime missionary with her husband. Since he passed on four years ago, Lorraine has been eager to rejoin him. On Sept 25, Lorraine won her final battle with cancer-she went home. She is survived by sons Dan (Dorothy), Craig (Janice); daughters Christine Hale and Lorrie; preceded in death by husband David and daughter Shelley. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29th at 11:00 a.m. in the Rush Valley Ward. Friends may call at Tate Mortuary on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and 9:30-10:30 prior at the church on Thursday. Interment in the Clover Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family will happily accept contributions to the LDS Perpetual Education Fund.