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Obituary: Dorothy Louise London Vest

Dorothy Louise London Vest

1929 ~ 2007

ROY Dorothy Louise London Vest, one of the really special people in this world, has left. She is in pain no more. Dorothy passed away Sat. morning on October 20, 2007 from complication of Scleroderma at Mckay-Dee Hospital.

Born on October 27, 1929 in

Ogden, Utah to Hilliam John and Ethyl Taylor London.

On December 28, 1948 she

married Donald J Vest in Elko, NV.

Dorothy grew up in Ogden and raised her six children in Roy.

She was employed at Hill Air Force Base and retired from the Internal Revenue Service where she was a tax examiner and a court testifier for the criminal investigation bureau. She was the President of the IRS-Ogden National Treasury Employee Union. As President of the Roy

Historical Society she was instrumental in the building and relocating the "Log Cabin" Museum. She had been a member of the Adult Horse Riding Clubs "The Wild Ones" and 13-year member of the "Rocky Mtn Riders". Performing the duties of Vice President and treasurer for USWRCA District 2. At the age of 76 she won first place in western pleasure on her horse "Rappy". She continued to ride until six months before her death.

Dorothy loved the outdoors, camping, hunting and riding horses with her family. Dorothy loved

adventure and travel. Everyone who ever met her liked her.

She will be missed by her children: Edwin David Vest (Susan) of Lakewood, CO; Donald Brent Vest

(Cheryl) of Chubbuck, ID; Thomas Vest (Patricia) of Kodiak, AK;

Dorothy Price (Dennis) Layton, UT; and Vicki Woodward (Craig) of Westhaven, UT; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her brothers and

sisters: George London and Cheryl Hammon of CA; Lenore Cooney, and Mike London of UT.

Preceded in death by her parents, one son Darwin Karl "Cork" Vest, and two sisters Mary Alice Clendenin and Patricia Vest.

Dorothy encourages donations to the Scleroderma foundation and the cancer foundation.

The family sincerely thanks, Drs. Wintle and Anderson. Vista Care Hospice, Cynthia and Haley for their compassionate care and allowing her to be her.

Funeral services will be held Thurs. Oct. 25, 2007 at 1 p.m. at Myers Roy Mortuary, 5865 S. 1900 W. Friends may call on Wed. from 6-8 p.m. and on Thurs. from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. prior to services. Interment, Hooper City Cemetery.

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