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Obituary: Joan Powell Svitak

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Joan Powell Svitak

1944 ~ 2008

Our wife, mother and grandmother passed away on March 13, 2008 of a long illness.She was born on March 1, 1944 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Clyde and Cleo Powell. Joan graduated from Olympus High School. In 1969 she married the love of her life, Robert J. Svitak, Jr. They had three wonderful boys.

She had the greatest love for animals, especially her three Shelties: Rocco, Roxanne and Bailee. She loved to travel with her family, especially adventuring in their RV.

She is survived by her husband, Robert; sons, John (Stacey), Jim (Tonya), and Joe (Patricia); granddaughter, Lexi; sisters, Judy (Larry) Seal, Jeanne (Dick) Nixon; sister-in-laws, Sharon Davis and Pat Wittman; nieces and nephews, Kelly (Kymi) Seal, Kevin (Tonya) Seal, Todd (Elena) Seal, Jen (Ryan) Clegg, Jake (Mara) Nixon, Teresa (Sam) Dawson, Josh (Jonelle) Davis; and four great-nieces.

A Funeral Mass will be held Wed., March 19, 2008 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 11800 S. 300 E., Draper. Family and friends may call Tuesday, March 18, 2008 from 6-8 p.m. at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, Midvale, where Holy Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Final resting place will be at Mount Calvary cemetery.