|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1931|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 1996|
LuDean Thurston Baker, 64, Burley, Idaho, died on Wednesday February 21, 1996 in Boise, Idaho.
She was the ninth child of nine children, born on November 14, 1931 in Annabella, Utah, a daughter of Glen Walker and Laura Lula Williams Thurston. She married Wesley Fay Baker on 10, August 10, 1961. They were later divorced.
She was an active member of the LDS Church, serving in several positions inclding a mission to New Zealand, and the athletic programs in ward and stake. She taught school for 40 years in Tooele, Utah, and in Heyburn, Rupert and Burley, Idaho. While in Burley, Idaho she also coached volleyball, basketball and track. When she retired in 1990 from teaching, she began working at Payless Drug Store, until her death.
She loved the out of doors, with camping and fishing being a highlight in her life. She had a respect for the earth and all that it provided. The delight of her life has been her daughter, Rebecca, and her friends who loved her dearly.
She was survived by daughter Rebecca and her husband Val Greenhalgh, Phoenix, Arizona; brother, Donnell Thurston, Selma, California; sister, Beula Hawkins, Richfield, Utah.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters and three brothers, Zoe Augustus, Fauntell Daniels, Rozella Hawley, Warren, Thurston, Rulon Thurston and LaMar Grant Thurston.
Funeral services were held on Saturday February 24, 1996 in the West LDS Stake Center in Burley, Idaho. Graveside services were held on Tuesday February 27th, 1996 in the Annabella Cemetery under the direction of Hansen Mortuary, Burley, Idaho.
FATHER> Glen Walker Thurston >>Edwin >>Tore (Norway/Annabella)
MOTHER> Lulu Laura Williams >>George Washington >>Richard (Ken/Provo) >>John
SPOUSE> Wesley Fay Baker >>Thomas Parley >>William (Eng/Hooper) >>Thomas
Glen Walker Thurston (1889 - 1967)
Lula L Williams Thurston (1890 - 1953)
Fauntell Thurston Daniels (1910 - 1987)*
Glen Warren Thurston (1911 - 1978)*
Rozella Thurston Hawley (1913 - 1964)*
Beula Thurston Hawkins (1919 - 2006)*
LaMar Grant Thurston (1923 - 1953)*
Zoe Thurston Augustus (1928 - 1964)*
LuDean Thurston Baker (1931 - 1996)
Maintained by: Jeff Roberts
Originally Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Aug 28, 2009
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