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 Va'Leen <I>Gunn</I> Cushing

Va'Leen Gunn Cushing

Devils Slide, Morgan County, Utah, USA
Death 10 Mar 1997 (aged 75)
Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 34640 · View Source
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Va'Leen G. Cushing

Va'Leen Gunn Cushing, age 75, passed away March 10, 1997 at a local care center due to cancer.

Born January 25, 1922 in Devils Slide, Utah to John Oral and Thelma Jane Wilde Gunn. Married Paul Vernon Cushing, Jr. on May 9, 1941 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1993.

Va'Leen worked for many years with her husband at Paul's Ice Cream & Candy Palace. She loved to beautify her homes and gardens, but the treasures of her life were her grandchildren - Bryan, Ben, Dustin, Alyson and Nathan.

She is survived by daughter, Paula C. Palmer (Wain); five grandchildren; mother, Thelma; sister, Maurine Tomlin. Preceded in death by her husband and father.

Friends and family may call Wednesday, March 12, 1997, 11 a.m. to 12 noon at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State St. Private family graveside services to be held following visitation.

Source-Deseret News Tuesday, March 11, 1997 Obituary

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34640
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Va'Leen Gunn Cushing (25 Jan 1922–10 Mar 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34640, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .