|Birth: ||Apr. 14, 1918|
|Death: ||Dec. 13, 2003|
Deseret News, Thursday, December 18, 2003
Thelma Sarah Steed Loader
1918 ~ 2003
Eternal love equals eternal family. Our sweet Mother and Grandmother, was called home to be with her eternal companion on Sat., Dec. 13, 2003.
Thelma Sarah Steed Loader, 85, was born April 14, 1918 in Farmington, Utah. Her parents Arnold Miller and Hattie Hayes Steed taught her the value of hard work, generosity and service. She attended school in Farmington, later graduating from Davis High School. She has lived in Union, Spring Lake, and Provo, Utah.
Thelma married Lars LaVerl Loader, September 26, 1940. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. They were blessed with five daughters and one son.
Thelma's fervent testimony of the gospel led to a rich full life of devoted service in Primary, Mutual, and Relief Society. She and her husband Lars also served a fourteen year mission in the Provo Temple.
The great loves in Thelma's life were family and gardening.
She is survived by a sister, Vera (Claude) Welch, Rigby, ID; children: Susan (John) Diamond, American Fork; Geneil (Blaine) Harris, Provo; Carol (Bill) Burn, Corpus Christi, TX, formerly of Sandy; Ann (Weber) Walker, Alpine; Joe Loader, Reno, NV; 33 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren as her legacy.
Thelma was preceded in death by her husband Lars of 59 years, brother Arnold Gorin Steed, daughter Mary Lou Powell, two granddaughters, one great grandson and a great granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 20, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. in the Bonneville Fourth Ward Chapel, 1289 East 300 South, Provo. Friends may call Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the church and on Saturday one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Alpine City Cemetery. Funeral directors - Olpin Family Mortuary, Pleasant Grove
Thelma Sarah Steed Loader & I are 1st cousins 2 times removed.
Arnold Miller Steed (1891 - 1953)
Hattie Hayes Hayes Steed (1895 - 1973)
Lars LaVerl Loader (1910 - 2000)
Mary Lou Loader Powell (1937 - 1998)*
Thelma Sarah Steed Loader (1918 - 2003)
Arnold Gorin Steed (1920 - 2000)*
Vera Steed Welch (1923 - 2008)*
Alpine City Cemetery
Created by: Langevin
Record added: Dec 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17123448