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 Linda Kaye <I>Curtis</I> Bradshaw

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Linda Kaye Curtis Bradshaw

Linda Kaye Curtis Bradshaw was born Monday, Febuary 4, 1946 at Holy Cross Hospital in the East Central neighborhood of Salt Lake City to Ruel and Mary Zola Harward Curtis.

Linda married Dee Ross Bradshaw on May 25, 1967 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple by President Selvoy J. Boyer. From 1967 until 1970, they resided at 1964 South 900 East in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City. In 1970, they moved to Taylorsville, where they lived with her sister, Sara, and brother-in-law, Hank, in their home. In 1973, they moved out of Sara's home and purchased their own place nearby at 1524 West 4980 South. In 1978, they sold their home and moved to the Bennion area of Taylorsville, where they resided at 5984 South Kamas Circle (2650 West). Linda lived on Kamas Circle for the rest of her life.

She was the youngest of eleven children, and grew up in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City and Kearns. Linda was a graduate of Granger High School, Class of 1964. She was also a graduate of Continental Beauty College.

Linda was an active and faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She filled many positions in the primary and young womens organizations.

Linda passed away peacefully at her home on the morning of Sunday, March 11, 1990 after a long, valiant battle with cancer.

She was survived by her husband, Dee; children, Kelli Ann and Tyler Dee; five sisters, Gae (Norm) Gibbons, Phyrl (Oris) Black, Sara (Hank) Flink, Rula (John) Flink, and Barbara (Bill) Inkley; and three brothers, Kent (Bonnie) Curtis, Devon (Bertha) Curtis, and Dale Curtis. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruel (1985) and Zola (1980) Curtis, and two brothers, Ruel Wayne Curtis (1925) and Son Curtis (1926).

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 14, 1990 at 10:00 a.m. in the Bennion Heights Fifth Ward Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 5775 South 2700 West in Bennion. A viewing was held on Tuesday, March 13, 1990 From 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the McDougal Funeral Home located at 4330 South Redwood Road (1700 West) in Bennion, and one hour prior to the services at the Church.
Linda was laid to rest following the conclusion of the funeral services at the Valley View Memorial Park in West Valley City.

Summary of funeral services:
Funeral services were held under the direction of Bishop I. Cleeo Wright.
The family prayer was offered by Bishop Floyd D. Bradshaw.
The prelude and postlude music was offered by Diana Haggerty.
The chorister was Marian Herrin.
The invocation was offered by Virginia Bradshaw.
Musical numbers performed included: "How Great Thou Art," which was performed by the congregation; a vocal quartet of "The Test," which was performed by Kathy Killpack, Debbie Inkley, Alicia Inkley, and Linda Inkley, and accompanied by Allen Inkley; a vocal solo of "Edelweiss," which was performed by Henk Flink and accompanied by Sara Andreason; a vocal solo of "Medley of Favorite Songs," which was performed by Debra Burton and accompanied by Shauna Faulkner; and "Teach Me to Walk in the Light," which was performed by the congregation.
Speakers included: Bishop I. Cleeo Wright, Bishop Kent Curtis, Bishop John P. Breinholt, and Judy Bunkall.
The benediction was offered by Barbara Inkley.
The grave was dedicated by DeVon Curtis.
Pallbearers included: Bishop Neal Bradshaw, Kim Bradshaw, Donald Bradshaw, Dale Curtis, Bishop Bill Inkley, Hank Flink, and John Flink.

Her obituary, which was published in the Deseret News on March 12, 1990:

"Linda Kaye Curtis Bradshaw, 44, died Sunday morning, March 11, 1990 of cancer at her home in Bennion, Utah.

"Born February 4, 1946 in Salt Lake City, daughter of Ruel and Mary Zola Harward Curtis. Married Dee Ross Bradshaw May 26, 1967 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She was the youngest of ten children. Active and faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints, she filled many positions in Primary and Young Womens organizations.She is survived by her husband, Dee; children, Kelli Ann, 11; and Tyler Dee, 5; five sisters, Mrs. Phyrl (Oris) Black, Blanding; Mrs. Gae (Normand) Gibbons, West Valley; Mrs. Sara (Hendrik) Flink, Taylorsville; Mrs. Rula (John) Flink, Ogden; Mrs. Barbara (William) Inkley, Magna; three brothers, Dale Curtis, Kearns, Kent Curtis, Taylorsville; De Von Curtis, Holladay. A brother Ruel Wayne Curtis preceded her in death.

"She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched. She was truly a woman worthy of imitation.

"Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 14, 1990, 10 a.m., Bennion Heights 5th Ward, 5775 South 2700 West. Friends may call Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Golden Rule Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, and Wednesday one hour prior at the church. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park."

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