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 Elsie <I>Koyen</I> Ahlstrom

Elsie Koyen Ahlstrom

Birth
Caliente, Lincoln County, Nevada, USA
Death 30 May 2008 (aged 74)
Rush Valley, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Burial Rush Valley, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Plot northside, Grave 189
Memorial ID 28757052 · View Source
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Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Elsie Koyen Ahlstrom passed away from this earth life May 30, 2008 at her home in Rush Valley surrounded by her family and friends.

She was born May 4, 1934 in Caliente, Nev. to Wesley and Eva Hyde Koyen. She married James Gary Ahlstrom October 14, 1955 in St. John. They were sealed together in the Provo LDS Temple May 12, 1973.

Together they raised five children. Elsie served in many church callings throughout her life as the Stake Primary President, Primary teacher, Scout leader, Relief Society Compassionate Service leader and Relief Society visiting teacher in the Rush Valley Ward.

She was a mother and grandmother to everyone. Her door was always open to anyone who stopped in for breakfast, lunch or dinner. She will be greatly missed, but her caring example will stay with us forever.

She is survived by her husband Gary of 52 years; her daughters Connie Hickman of Rush Valley, Marjorie (Dale) Iverson of Riverton, Terri Ahlstrom of Rush Valley; her sons John Gary (Tammy) Ahlstrom of Caliente, Nev., Wiley Jeff (Kristen) Ahlstrom of Buckeye, Ariz., sister Patricia (John) Dymock of Tooele; 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, one grandson Elder John Geoffrey Ahlstrom serving in the Canada Calgary Mission. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers Robert and Norman Koyen.

A viewing will be held Tuesday, June 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Tate Mortuary in Tooele. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, June 4 at 11 a.m. at the Rush Valley Ward with a viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment at the St. John Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Nickie Anderton
  • Added: 3 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28757052
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elsie Koyen Ahlstrom (4 May 1934–30 May 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28757052, citing Saint John Cemetery, Rush Valley, Tooele County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Nickie Anderton (contributor 46844713) .