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 Edna Marval <I>Schaar</I> Layton

Edna Marval Schaar Layton

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 23 Jan 1997 (aged 82)
Fruit Heights, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 3-13-B-3
Memorial ID 121594 · View Source
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Daughter of Otto John Schaar and Edna Marvel Stratford

Married - Paul Christopher Layton, 5 Apr 1934, Washington, DC

Obituary - Edna Marval Schaar Layton, 82, passed away Thursday, January 23, 1997 at her home in Fruit Heights.

Edna was born on October 21, 1914 in Salt Lake City, Utah, a daughter of Otto John and Edna Marval Stratford Schaar. She graduated from East High School in 1931, and later from the LDS Business College. She went to work in Washington D.C. and met Paul Christopher Layton at the LDS Branch. She married Paul on April 5, 1934 in Washington, D.C. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on June 22, 1936. He died September 10, 1976.

Edna served as a Relief Society and Primary president and in other various teaching positions. She was a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Sunflower Camp.

She worked at the Kaysville Post Office, Davis County Library, and the LDS Church Translation Department where she retired. She was an active member of the Creekview LDS Ward.

Edna is survived by three sons and one daughter: Dennis C. (Nancy) Layton, Syracuse; Kenneth B. (Margene) Layton, Littleton, Colo.; Susan M. (Dee) Smith, Farmington; Douglas M. (Deonne) Layton, Fruit Heights, 21 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters. Preceded in death by one grandson.

Funeral services will be Monday, Jan. 27, 1997 at 1 p.m. at the Kaysville South LDS Stake Center, 900 So. Main, with Bishop Charles P. Bean presiding. Friends and family may call at Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 400 No. Main, on Sunday, 6-8 p.m. and Monday 11:30 - 12:45 p.m. prior to services. Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery.

Edna's children and grandchildren were the center of her life. We will always remember her for her kind and gracious nature and her quick sense of humor. She taught us to love and serve others with unselfish hearts.

Thanks for everything, Mom. We love you and look forward to our sweet reunion.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 121594
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