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 Ardella “Della” <I>West</I> Holgate

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Ardella “Della” West Holgate

  • Birth 20 May 1920 Angle, Piute County, Utah, USA
  • Death 28 Jul 2008 Roy, Weber County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, USA
  • Plot CATALPA 078-A
  • Memorial ID 29117012

Ardella "Della" W. Holgate, 88, passed away, peacefully in her sleep, July 28, 2008 in Roy, Utah. She was born May 20, 1920, to James and Hazel Minchey West, in Angle, Utah. She married Carl Holgate on February 1,
1939 in Junction, Utah. They were married for 59 years, until Carl passed away in August 1998.
She was mother, wife, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, aunt, cousin to many and a friend to all. She enjoyed cooking. She was a school lunch worker for over 20 years; she worked at the Homer Olsen Senior Center in Monroe as a cook for two summers. She learned to crochet when she was a young girl and crocheted almost every day of her life. She liked the outdoors and looked forward to camping when the summer months came. Most of all, she enjoyed her family. She loved to sit and tell stories of her youth and her heritage. Della resided in Monroe for 30 years until her relocation to Roy in 2001, where she lived until her passing.
She is the mother of eight children. Sons include: Carlyn (Lucy), Las Vegas; Bill (Sandy), Monroe; Lewis (Chris), Roy; Gary, and Dean (Zandra), both Monroe; daughters are Velda (Larry) Bohne, Murrieta, CA; Vicki
(Clyde) Hanson and Jo Anne (Marty) Robinson, Las Vegas. She is grandmother to 16 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. Sisters: Melba Wilcock, Roy, and Dorothy Peterson, Washington.
Preceded in death by husband, parents, and sisters, Elverda Thiede and Fontella Clift.
Funeral services were held Friday, August 1, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Monroe Stake Center (140 South Main). Burial is in the Monroe Cemetery.
Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti.


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  • Created by: Lisa (Hunt)
  • Added: 18 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29117012
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ardella “Della” West Holgate (20 May 1920–28 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29117012, citing Monroe City Cemetery, Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Lisa (Hunt) (contributor 46998176) .