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Obituary: Ella T. Crosland

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Ella T. Crosland Holden, Utah Our loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Ella Thompson Crosland, age 85, passed away on the 4th of July at Fillmore Community Medical Center. She was born May 1, 1922 in Scipio, Utah to Riley S. and Faye J. Thompson. Married Warren G. Crosland, March 20, 1946. He died August 22, 2001. Marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple. Mother is now united with her loving husband and they are on a wonderful afternoon ride. Ella attended Snow College and taught school in Oak City before her marriage to dad. They lived in Holden the rest of their lives. She delighted in watching a good ball game, especially if her grandchildren were participating. She was a wonderful cook and her greatest joy was having her family around her. She always kept her freezer full of ice cream treats for her grandchildren to enjoy. Mom loved her country and its freedoms and enjoyed serving as an election judge for many years. She was proud to call herself a Republican. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many auxiliaries. Survived by her children: Jeri (Ried) Daniels, Salt Lake City; Lee R. (Vicki) Crosland, Ferron; LaRee (Mark) Stephenson, Holden; Linda Smith, Pleasant Grove; and Russell (Lisa) Crosland, Fillmore. Proud grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Also survived by her brother Leland Thompson, Midvale. Preceded in death by her husband, Warren, parents, sister Faye Louise Bradfield, and son-in-law Michael Smith. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 7th at 12 Noon in the Holden Ward Chapel. Viewing from 10:30-11:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Holden Town Cemetery under the care of Rasmussen Mortuary. The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff at Fillmore Community Medical Center. Special Thanks to nurses Wendy Chatland and Troy Crosland, and Dr. Brent Jackson for their compassionate service to our mother.