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 Ruby Elizabeth <I>Thompson</I> Wright

Ruby Elizabeth Thompson Wright

Death 28 Sep 1994 (aged 82)
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot A, 37, 8
Memorial ID 51238 · View Source
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The Deseret News
October 1, 1994
page D11


Our loving mother, Ruby Elizabeth Thompson Wright, 82, of Midvale, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 28, 1994 surrounded by her family.

She was born November 5, 1911 in Garland, Utah to George Davis and Catherine Esther Godfrey Thompson. Married Harold E. Wright in Coalville, Utah on January 8, 1935. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He preceded her in death on November 1, 1979. Ruby graduated from high school and took a course in nursing. She was a member of the LDS Church, serving in many positions. She belonged to the Midvale Ladies Community Club. Her first love was her family and home, and she was known for her gracious, kind and loving ways.

Survivors: son, Harold Velle and wife, Nancy, Seattle, Washington; daughter, Sherrie Richards and husband, Barrie, Orem; granddaughter, Aimee Richards, Orem; sister, Donna (Clair) Workman, Midvale; brothers, Warren (Ivagene) Thompson, Murray; Ralph (Grace) Thompson, Midvale; also many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jay Thompson.

The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to her many friends and caregivers, including Carolyn Siegfried, MarJean Fredrickson, Wanda Coon, Bonnie Kissell, Christopher and Maricela Knapp and especially Ruby Slotte for their hours of dedication, service and friendship.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 4, 1994, at 11 a.m. in the Midvale 4th LDS Ward Chapel, 75 Olympus St. Friends may call at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, Monday 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday at the church from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Burial, Midvale City Cemetery.

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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51238
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby Elizabeth Thompson Wright (5 Nov 1911–28 Sep 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51238, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .