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Melva Jean Pulsipher Bigler
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1931
Graham County
Arizona, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 2007
Weber County
Utah, USA

SOUTH OGDEN -Melva Jean Pulsipher Bigler, our beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 13, 2007.

She was born December 27, 1931 in Thatcher, Arizona, to Carl A. and Wanda Bushnell Pulsipher.

Melva married Mark H. Bigler in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on December 20, 1951. Their marriage was performed by Spencer W. Kimball who was a friend of Mel-va's father.

She was a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served the Lord in numerous capacities and loved serving in the temple with her husband, where she made many close friends. Devotion to the Savior and her family was the center of her life.

Melva was an excellent cook and arranged food beautifully and it always tasted delicious. She enjoyed crocheting and was an accomplished oil painter. She loved to read and had an outstanding vocabulary. She enjoyed playing games with her family. Her grandchildren always looked forward to grandma's annual Easter egg hunt. Melva had six children that she cherished and loved with all her heart. Melva was a wonderful mother and her children benefited from her bright intellect and loving heart. She was a perfect example of what a mother should be.

Surviving are her husband of South Ogden; children, Mark P. (Sharee) Bigler, Kevin S. Bigler deceased (Sharon), Lane R. (MaryLou) Bigler, Todd D. Bigler, Wade C. (Elizabeth) Bigler, Melanie B. (Darryl) Call; 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren that she loved and adored. She made each one feel special.

Also surviving are her siblings, Carol (Galen) Smith, Joyce (Larry) Lowder and Dennis (Dixie) Pulsipher.

She was preceded in death by her son Kevin Bigler, her sister Marva Chappell, and her parents.

We want to express our profound gratitude to Amy Squire and the others from Vista Care Hospice for their loving and compassionate nursing care during Melva's final weeks.

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 19, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Pleasant Valley 3rd Ward Chapel, 5640 South 850 East in South Ogden.

Friends may call at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday at the Ward Chapel from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Interment, Aultorest Memorial Park.

Standard-Examiner (Ogden, UT), October 16, 2007
Family links: 
  Carl Andrew Pulsipher (1905 - 1983)
  Wanda Bushnell Pulsipher (1909 - 2002)
  Kevin Scott Bigler (1954 - 1985)*
  Melva Jean Pulsipher Bigler (1931 - 2007)
  Marva Lou Chappell (1932 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Aultorest Memorial Park
Weber County
Utah, USA
Plot: Last Supper, Lt 346A, Position 2
Created by: Bonnie Huish
Record added: Mar 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66569362
Melva Jean <i>Pulsipher</i> Bigler
Added by: Richard K. Ross
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Gone, but not forgotten.
- Richard K. Ross
 Added: Jun. 13, 2011

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