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Latrelle James DahlTrelleLatrelle Dahl loved life. She starting loving life the day she was born, January 13, 1936, in Homerville, Georgia. Her country childhood was full of fun and happy experiences with her brother, sister and cousins. While in the South, her family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At the age of 12, this Georgia Peach transplanted to the Utah desert but kept her love of the South always in her heart.Latrelle attended South High and the University of Utah. At age 20, this sophisticated Southern Belle met the good looking and sweet talking Grant Dahl of Midvale. They were married on June 25, 1956, in the Salt Lake Temple and have remained sweethearts ever since. They settled in Sandy, where they raised 5 children: Jim (Carol), Scott (Machelle), Sandra, Allison and Wendy (David) Smedshammer. She was their taxi, their cheerleader and their biggest fan. At home, Trelle loved cooking, gardening, sewing and reading. When her children were older, she sold Avon and worked at both West Jordan and Jordan High Schools as an aide. In the community, Latrelle did PTA work and enjoyed spending time with her women's "Club," the couples' "Gang" and the DUP. An avid theatre goer, she enjoyed plays, musicals and concerts. Latrelle also loved family reunions, traveling and cruising. She had a testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ and served in many leadership positions including Ward Relief Society President and Stake Young Women President. As seniors, she and her husband enjoyed being service missionaries at both the Conference Center and Temple Square. Mostly, she loved spending time with her family. Latrelle lived life fully, loving the gift and opportunities of each new day.She is survived by her husband, her 5 children, 10 grandchildren, 4 grandchildren-in-law, 4 great grandchildren, nephew Russell Durham, cousins, nieces, nephews, many in-laws and some outlaws.She is preceded in death by her parents William Marcus and Ollie Griffis James, sister Joyce Parker, brother Bill James and granddaughter MiLee Smedshammer. Services will be held Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM, at the Canyon Rim Ward, 1050 East Galena Drive, Sandy, Utah. Friends and family may call Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM, at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy, Utah, and Thursday morning from 9:45 to 10:45 AM at the church prior to services. Online condolences welcomed at www.larkincares.com.