|Birth: ||Jan. 14, 1920|
|Death: ||Jan. 10, 2009|
Relda Gardner Bringhurst reunited with her husband and parents. She was born on July 14th, 1920 in Logan, Utah, the fifth of seven children to Willard and Viola Gardner. She grew up mostly in Logan with some time spent in California. Her first year at Utah State Agricultural College she met a handsome junior named Frank Bringhurst. She went to Washington, D.C., where he had gone to work for the U.S. Geologic Survey, and they were married there on November 16th, 1940. They spent their honeymoon at the Mayflower Hotel with the Washington Redskins. They moved back to Utah after their daughter Karen was born and were sealed in the Logan Temple January 5th, 1942. They lived in Washington Terrace, Layton, and St. George. Most recently she has lived at Peach Tree Place in West Haven.
Relda loved golf, good music and she played the piano, puzzles, bridge, bowling, and her family. She also enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She traveled throughout the country and also parts of Canada, Mexico, and Europe. She worked at Farr's Jewelry as a clerk, at the North Davis Leader as a reporter and photographer, and at IRS as a tax examiner. She spent years doing extraction work for the LDS church in German and French. She had a wonderful sense of humor and shared her wit with her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Relda is survived by her six children, Karen (John) Bohman of Danville, CA, John (Jeanne) of Petersburg, AK, Todd (Sonia) of Pullman, WA, Ron (Patty) of Phoenix, AZ, KayLynn (Bill) Posell of Layton, and Mark (Cindy) of West Point, 20 grandchildren, and 24 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Walter and Willard.
The family wishes to thank the kind staff at Peach Tree Place for their care of Frank and Relda while they were there.
Viewing and funeral services were at Myers Mortuary, Layton, Utah, on Jan. 17, 2009. Burial followed at Layton Memorial Park.
Willard Snow Gardner (1883 - 1964)
Rebecca Viola Hale Gardner (1882 - 1978)
John Frank Bringhurst (1916 - 2008)
Nathan Hale Gardner (1906 - 1994)*
Alma Hale Gardner (1908 - 1995)*
Relda Gardner Bringhurst (1920 - 2009)
John Hale Gardner (1922 - 2008)*
Lindquist Memorial Park at Layton
Created by: Connor
Record added: Jan 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32998973
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