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Zina Vance Gygi
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1907
Alpine
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 2003
Utah, USA

Zina Vance Gygi passed gently from this life, due to conditions incident to age, on Sunday, December 21, 2003, at the age of 96.

Born to Lewis Jefferson and Mary Francis Farrell Vance in Alpine, Utah on September 12, 1907. She had five brothers (Louis, Angus, Kimball, Harmon and Weldon Vance) and one sister (Francis Vance Shoemaker). All preceded her in death.

She lived in Alpine until the age of 16, when she moved to Salt Lake. She attended and graduated from LDS High School.

Zina married Orson H. Gygi on June 13, 1928, in the Salt Lake Temple. He preceded her in death in 1984. Together they founded the Orson H. Gygi Company, a restaurant supply store in South Salt Lake, in 1950. She played an active role in the company, assisting her husband wherever needed.

She served for many years as a "pink lady" at the Cottonwood Hospital, and as president of the Salt Lake Mothers' Club. She was an outstanding quilt maker and received several awards. She devoted her life to her family, and gave much service to others. She was also known as "The Best Cook in Town," by all her family and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Zina and Orson had six children; survived by 31 grandchildren, 115 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

Friends and family may call at the Holladay-Cottonwood Memorial Mortuary, 4670 S. Highland Dr., Holladay, on Tues., Dec 23 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wed., Dec 24 from 10:00-11:15 a.m.

Funeral services will be held at the Holladay-Cottonwood Memorial Mortuary, 4670 S. Highland Dr., Holladay at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be at the Holladay Memorial Park, 4900 S. Memory Lane, Holladay.

Full obituary published in Deseret Newspaper, Salt Lake City, Utah on 22 Dec 2003 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis Jefferson Vance (1857 - 1913)
  Mary Frances Ferrell Vance (1872 - 1948)
 
 Siblings:
  John Lewis Vance (1892 - 1974)*
  Wilford Jefferson Vance (1894 - 1898)*
  Kimball Vance (1902 - 1950)*
  Zina Vance Gygi (1907 - 2003)
  Welton Ferrell Vance (1910 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holladay Memorial Park
Holladay
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Cathy Clark
Record added: Jun 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92179347
Zina <i>Vance</i> Gygi
Added by: Willis S Whittlesey III
 
Zina <i>Vance</i> Gygi
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Remembering you, Mrs. Gygi
- Cracraft Proud
 Added: Jul. 18, 2012
 
 
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