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 Thelma Pauline <I>Williamson</I> Wiest

Thelma Pauline Williamson Wiest

Birth
Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 7 Dec 1996 (aged 95)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot O-248-7
Memorial ID 158133 · View Source
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The Deseret News
December 9, 1996
page C7

Thelma Pauline Williamson Wiest passed away Saturday, December 7, 1996, of causes incident to age.

Born February 18, 1901, in Provo, Utah, to John William and Lavina Clark Williamson. She spent her early years in Provo, moving to Salt Lake City, where she graduated from West High School in 1918. She married C. Douglas Wiest September 16, 1925. He died November 20, 1951.

Pauline worked at Auerbach's from 1946 until her retirement at age 69. A talented artist, she spent much of her time painting, particularly flowers and landscapes. Family, friends, and others will forever cherish beautiful oils and watercolors she created. She loved flowers and always had a lovely garden. An active member of the LDS Church, she enjoyed serving in Relief Society and sharing her artistic talents with friends there.

Pauline had a deep appreciation for music, and especially enjoyed the musical talents of her children and their families. She enjoyed traveling in different parts of the U.S., Europe, and Mexico. An ardent golfer, she once hit a hole in one. Nana's greatest joy in life came from loving and serving her family and many friends.

She is survived by her three children, Joy W. Heiner (Douglas C.), Jerome Douglas Wiest (Yvonne), and Don S. Wiest (Margene); 17 grandchildren, Susan H. Fuller, D. Craig Heiner, Joseph C. Heiner, Marianne H. Hopkin, James S. Heiner, David C. Heiner, Andrew M. Heiner, Carolee H. Romney, Pauli H. Michaels, Merrilee W. Aldrich, Jonathan D. Wiest, David E. Wiest, Jennifer Wiest, D. Jeffrey Wiest, Collette W. Johnson, Wendy W. Barlow, Nathan T. Wiest; 51 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; sisters, Donna Paul Jackson and Bette Lee (Robert) McDonough; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Wes Williamson (Sana) and Mrs. Glenn Williamson (Nora); brother-in-law, Mr. Robert McDonough; and 10 nephews and one niece.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon, Wednesday, December 11, 1996, at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, where family and friends may call one hour before the services. Interment, Mt. Olivet Cemetery.


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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 158133
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thelma Pauline Williamson Wiest (18 Feb 1901–7 Dec 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 158133, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .