Maxine Law Pearce

1929 ~ 2008

Maxine Law Pearce passed away Sunday, May 11, 2008 in Alpine, Utah surrounded by family who loved her so very much, of causes incident to age. It was fitting that such a great mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother departed on Mother's Day after being visited by so many of her descendants. Maxine was born September 3, 1929 in Smithfield, Utah to Vernon D. and Winona P. Law.

She graduated with honors from South Cache High School, where she played basketball.

She married Montieth Pearce (deceased 2002) in the Logan Temple on November 12, 1947 and enjoyed 54 years of marriage.

Throughout her life, Maxine has been active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various positions. With their four sons, they enjoyed living in Japan for eight years; the rest of her life was happily lived in Utah.

Maxine worked as a secretary. She and Monte enjoyed bowling, square dancing, and fishing and excelled at them. Maxine, with Monte's help in every way but the actual calling, was a square dance caller and teacher for 15 years. They organized, then called for, the Golden Spikes Square Dance Club and the Mini Spikes Square Dance Club in Layton, Utah.

Surviving: sons Terry (Gae) Pearce and Tony (Carrie) Pearce all of Alpine, Utah; and Kelly (Sandy) Pearce and Tom Pearce all of Roy, Utah; sisters Donna Kramer, JoAnn (Jim) Olsen, Elaine (Don) Palmer,

Linda (Claire) Sparrow, and LaWana (Ben) Ferrier; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grand-children. Preceded in death by granddaughter Carissa Pearce.

Funeral services will be held Thurs., May 15, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road. Friends and family may call Wed. from 6-8 p.m. and Thurs. from 9:45-0:45 a.m. at the mortuary. Interment, Paradise, Utah Cemetery.

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