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Rhoda Deseret Gunn Stay
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Birth: May 17, 1898
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 2000
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

The Salt Lake Tribune
17 October 2000

Together again - Rhoda Deseret Gunn Stay born 17 May 1898 in Salt Lake City to John Francis and Mary Ann Gunn. Entered into eternal life 12 October 2000 at Salt Lake City. Married Wilford Valentine Stay 14 June 1917 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Rhoda was an active lifetime member of the LDS Church serving in several callings. Along with her husband she served a full time mission for her Church in Nebraska where she touched many souls for good. She worked in the Salt Lake Temple as an ordinance worker for 16 years. Rhoda was a devoted mother and she delighted in cooking and sewing for her seven children. She was a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers.
Her sweetheart returned to heaven in 1971. She is survived by her children [names living relatives].
She was preceded in death by by a daughter Rhoda Myrtle Wixom. Sons-in-law; Blaine Wixom, Walt Rice, and great-grandsons; Moroni Strait and Korbet Rice, Otho Strait, and also a grandson Walton Rice.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, 11 am, October 19, 2000 at the Wilford Ward, 3179 South Highland Drive. Friends may call Wednesday, 6 to 8 PM at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street, and Thursday, one prior to services at the church. Interment, Redwood Memorial Estates.

She married Wilford Stay 14 Jun 1917 in Salt Lake City, Utah. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Francis Gunn (1868 - 1943)
  Mary Ann Daisy Jackson Gunn (1870 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Wilford Valentine Stay (1897 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Betty Jean Stay Bailey (1924 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Leroy Gunn (1893 - 1971)*
  Rhoda Deseret Gunn Stay (1898 - 2000)
  Viola Jackson Gunn Capener (1904 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Redwood Memorial Cemetery
West Jordan
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: Garden of Revelation
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: May 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19647278
Rhoda Deseret <i>Gunn</i> Stay
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Rhoda Deseret <i>Gunn</i> Stay
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Rhoda Deseret <i>Gunn</i> Stay
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