|Birth: ||Jun. 10, 1910|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 2008|
Salt Lake County
Sadie Donetta Parker Albrechtsen passed away March 6, 2008 at the Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah.
She was born June 10, 1910 in Hibbard, Fremont County, Idaho, to Sadie Florence Fisher and John Thomas Parker. Donetta attended Ricks Academy where she was active in debate, drama and music. On December 27, 1928 she married Ernest Albrechtsen in Idaho Falls, Idaho; later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. An active member of the LDS Church, Donetta served as Relief Society president, Primary president, Stake Drama Director and in many other capacities. She also served the community as PTA president, 4-H Club leader and was extensively involved in humanitarian service of various kinds. She accomplished much of this while raising a family of eight children. She also made time for gardening, sewing, cooking, picnicking and camping. Reading and staying informed were lifetime pursuits, permitting her to maintain a keen intellect to the end. She enjoyed traveling and remarkably hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon at age 63.
Donetta is survived by a brother, Woodrow (Wanda) Parker; children: Darlene Maxfield, Donetta (Mervin) Bennion, Cecil (Kay) Albrechtsen, Annette (Ken) Miller, Christine (William) Marsh, Claudia (Bruce) Taggart and Bryce (Dana) Albrechtsen; son-in-law, Stanley S. Beus; 44 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and a growing number of great-great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Ernest; daughter, Carma Beus; son-in-law, Norman B. Maxfield; brothers: John Leon Parker and Robert G. Parker; sister, Kirma Parkinson Nelson; 2 grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, 11:00 a.m. at the Taylorsville 1st Ward Chapel, 4845 South Woodhaven Drive (1365 West). A Viewing will be held Thursday, 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road and Friday at the Church, 10-10:45 a.m. Interment: Redwood Memorial Estates Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News from 3/9/2008 - 3/11/2008.
John Thomas Parker (1883 - 1921)
Sadie Fisher Parker (1890 - 1973)
Ernest Albrechtsen (1904 - 1977)*
Sadie Donetta Parker Albrechtsen (1910 - 2008)
John Leon Parker (1912 - 1996)*
Robert G Parker (1916 - 2000)*
Woodrow Parker (1918 - 2010)*
Redwood Memorial Cemetery
Salt Lake County
Maintained by: SMSmith
Originally Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Mar 09, 2008
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