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Obituary: Vaudis Larsen Ewell

Vaudis Larsen Ewell

1917 ~ 2007

WARREN Our sweet mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Vaudis Larsen Ewell, 90, passed away Saturday, October 6, 2007 of natural causes.

She was born April 2, 1917 in Central, Sevier, Utah to Irma Brown and William Lester Larsen. When she was just a year old, her mother passed away, so the only mother she knew was her stepmother, Violet Nicholes Larsen.

On July 16, 1937, Vaudis married McClellan "Mac" Lorenzo Ewell in Magna, Utah. They had three boys together and were later divorced.

She graduated from South Sevier High School in 1934. She then moved to Salt Lake City and graduated from Henager's Business College. She enjoyed dancing at the old

Coconut Grove and Saltair. She

retired from the Utah State Department of Social Services in 1979.

Vaudis is survived by her son, Bill (Karen) Ewell, a daughter-in-law, Sharlene Ewell, a brother, David (Nancy) Larsen, two sisters, Bonnie (Robert) Cowley, Betty Larsen, 13 grandchildren, 41 great-grand-children and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two sons, William V. Ewell and Gary M. Ewell.

Funeral services will be held Fri. October 12th at 11 a.m. at

Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends and family may call at the mortuary on Friday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

Interment, Lindquist's Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd.

The family expresses thanks to the nurses and staff of Hospice For Utah and Peach Tree Assisted Living for the kindness and care given to Vaudis.

Email condolences to the family at: www.lindquistmortuary.com