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Obituary: RINDLISBACH, EVA RAE

Eva Rae Rindlisbach1924 ~ 2013Our devoted, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Eva Rae, passed away at House of Legacy, Taylorsville, on Sunday, December 1, 2013. Eva Rae Hardcastle Rindlisbach was born to William Ray and Isabel Olsen Hardcastle on October 25, 1924. She married her sweetheart, Junior Rindlisbach, on February 10, 1943 in Salt Lake City, and later they were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. They were married 70 plus years. Eva Rae is the third daughter of a family of six children. She is preceded in death by siblings, Winona Shaw (Jack), Rowena Bernice Hardcastle, and Jay Hardcastle (Nancy). She has two surviving younger caring, kind sisters, Mrs. Alma K. Simmons (Beverly), and Mrs. G. Sherman Larson (Norene).Eva Rae met her lifelong companion at a dance. She attended Jordan High during WWII times. Eva Rae had an energy and passion for life, and was a "Rae" of sunshine to many. She loved people and entertaining in her home. She made friends wherever she went. She also wrote poetry, and had a sense of humor. Eva Rae was an excellent homemaker and cook. One talent she discovered was designing floral arrangements. She worked at Gene's Flower Shop in Midvale for 20 years. She became the store manager and a top designer in Utah. Her designs were admired and frequently requested.Most of all she loved being a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed the holidays and made sure that each year held many cherished memories. Eva Rae was a very active member of the LDS Church. She had a spirit of service and helping. She loved the youth. She became a YWMIA Stake President in the West Jordan Stake and served prior as a counselor. She traveled great distances throughout the stake helping young people. She also served in a ward capacity as YWMIA President and counselor. She loved serving in the Primary as well as Sunday School. She earned her Golden Gleaner award while raising her family. While serving as a drama director, Rae and her husband created the scenery for several award winning roadshows. She and her husband volunteered at both the Jordan River Temple and Mount Timpanogos Temple. Together they served in the Independence, Missouri Mission. Although Eva Rae has struggled and endured through many painful physical problems, she has been a faithful daughter.She is survived by her husband, Junior Rindlisbach; her two children, Nancy Lee Self (Glen), and Kim Ray Rindlisbach (Rhonda); four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.Special thanks for their kindness to Rae to the staff at House of Legacy (Taylorsville), Aspire Hospice (Janet Harris), River 10th Ward, Westbrook 11th Branch, Glen and Natalie Hardy, and all other private caregivers.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the River 10th Ward, 1570 West 11400 South, South Jordan. Viewing will be held at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, on Sunday from 7-9 p.m., and also from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the church Monday prior to the funeral. Interment, Riverton City Cemetery. www.goffmortuary.com