|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1944|
|Death: ||Apr. 16, 2012|
Deanna Jean Boswell Eaker passed away peacefully at home on April 16, 2012, at the age of 69. She was born March 22, 1944, in Provo, Utah, to parents Calvin Roy Boswell and Coral Curtis Boswell. She was the second of four siblings; older brother Stephen R. Boswell of Pocatello, Idaho, and younger brothers David Boswell of Babenhausen, Germany, and Gary Boswell of Park City, Utah.
She attended Highland High School for three years and then graduated from Granite High School in 1962. She married Alan Eaker and together they had a daughter, Jeri Lyn. In 1970 they moved to Alaska and raised their family there. In 1994 Deanna moved to Kooskia, Idaho, and spent a year with her daughter, and then returned to Orem, Utah, to care for her parents until their passing.
Deanna was a very talented quilter. She owned her own business, Forget-Me-Not Quilts, where she finished quilts with her long-arm quilt machine. She created hundreds of beautiful quilts of her own as well as finishing quilts for others. She was also an excellent gardener in Alaska growing large beautiful vegetables and berries for her family to enjoy. She was a member of the Valley Quilt Guild in Alaska and the Utah Valley Quilt Guild. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, most recently attending the Sharon Sixth Ward.
Deanna is survived by her daughter, Jeri L. Breshears, of Wasilla, Alaska, and five granddaughters: Mikalyn Rousculp of Alpine, Utah; Justine Frost of Rexburg, Idaho; Cheyenne Breshears of Wasilla, Alaska; Kaylee Chappel of Wasilla, Alaska; and Delaney Breshears of Wasilla, Alaska.
There will be a viewing at the Walker Sanderson Mortuary, 646 E. 800 N., Orem, Utah, on Sunday, April 22, 2012, from 6-8 pm. There will be another viewing Monday, April 23, 2012, from 9:30-10:30 am at the Sharon Stake Center, 545 S. 800 E., Orem, Utah, with Funeral Services to follow at 11:00am. Interment will follow at 3:00pm at Wasatch Lawn Cemetery, 3401 Highland Dr., Salt Lake City, Utah, 84106
Calvin Roy Boswell (1919 - 2011)
Coral Curtis Boswell (1919 - 2005)
Alan Floyd Eaker (1944 - 2012)*
Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Created by: Ross Woolsey
Record added: Apr 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88891521