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Obituary: Beverly Holbrook

Beverly Holbrook Together Again Violet Beverly Richter Holbrook, age 86, passed away Friday, September 2, 2005, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Beverly was born on July 5, 1919, in Salt Lake City, Utah the daughter to Ransam Wells and Violet Preece Richter. Beverly grew up in Farmington, Utah, where she graduated from Davis High School. She married L. Dale Holbrook on February 14, 1939, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Dale passed away February 3, 1996. In 1941 Dale and Beverly opened the Clearfield Mortuary and in 1962 they opened the Holbrook Funeral Chapel in Salt Lake City, Utah. Beverly also worked as a secretary and teller at Davis County Bank, Clearfield State Bank, First Security Bank in Salt Lake, and Christensen Diamond Products. Beverly was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in a variety of positions including 16 years as Ward and Stake Relief Society President. She served with Dale in the Akron Ohio, Wilford Stake, Johannesburg South Africa Temple, Washington D.C. Temple, and Salt Lake Temple Missions. She enjoyed family gatherings, particularly Christmas and family vacations especially in Yellowstone. She was an exemplary mother, grandmother, companion and friend. At life's ebb she demonstrated great faith and endurance. Beverly is survived by her children; Rick (Lynda) Holbrook, Helen (Bruce) Smith, Tamara Snow, Thomas (Lisa) Holbrook, John (Sandy) Holbrook, all from Salt Lake City; 24 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Lou Jean (Bill) Barlow, Bountiful; brothers-in-law, John (Wilma) Morgan, Salt Lake City, J (June) Holbrook, Burley, ID; sisters-in-law, Beth (Carmen) Pearson, Burley, ID, Zora Holbrook, San Antonio, TX, and Margaret Arnel, Citrus Heights, CA. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters; Florence Barton and Daisy Morgan; brothers-in-law, Dale Barton, Glenn Holbrook and Don Holbrook. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday September 6, 2005, 1:00 p.m. at the Grandview 3rd LDS Ward Chapel, 2851 South 2000 East. Friends may visit with the family on Monday evening September 5, 2005 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, and at the church on Tuesday from 11:45- 12:45 p.m. prior to the services. Interment: Wasatch Lawn. In lieu of flowers the family suggests you to donate a contribution to the LDS Church Missionary Fund. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.holbrookmortuary.com. The Holbrook family would like to extend special thanks to CareSource Hospice and their staff, and a heartfelt thanks to Ken and Shanti, Heidi and Zane, JoAnn Howard, Susan Foulks, Jayne Delon, Satbardha Dervishi, Grace and Christina Kazarian and Amelia Lapale for their tender loving care of our Mother. We also extend our thanks to Mom's neighbors and members of the Grandview 3rd Ward.