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Marjorie May Laws Vaughan (1927-2012) Obituary

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Marjorie May Laws Vaughan (1927-2012) Obituary

Posted: 3 Jan 2013 10:11AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Vaughan, Laws, Call
Idaho State Journal, 01/03/13


MALAD — Marjorie May Laws Vaughan passed away Monday, December 31, 2012,at the Oneida County Hospital in Malad, ID. She was born March 1, 1927, to Joseph William and Effie May Call Laws, one of eight brothers and sisters. She was raised and educated in the Malad area.

She married Donald Swenson Vaughan September 21, 1944, the marriage later solemnized at the Logan LDS Temple August 8, 1955.

She worked at Crowther Brothers Milling Company, Oneida County Hospital and as an election judge. She was known throughout the area as an excellent cook and seamstress. She made many beautiful quilts and items of clothing for children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren as well as many friends and neighbors. She had been honored as “Homemaker of the Year” at the Oneida County Fair. In her earlier years, she had an impeccable yard and a huge garden and shared the harvest with many.

Active in the LDS Church, she held many positions including Primary and Young Women’s president and was a visiting teacher in the Fifth Ward. She had a love of family, music and helping others.

She is survived by her husband, Donald of Malad; sons, Steven, Malad, Sherman (Judy), McCammon, and Sheldon (Janice), Malad; along with nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren plus one on the way. Also surviving are brothers, Douglas (Verna) of Layton, Utah, and Irvin (Thelda), also of Layton, Utah. She was predeceased by her parents, brothers, Joseph, Thomas, John, and sisters, Faye and Ruby.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Oneida County Long-Term Care Center for the kindness and love shown to her during her stay there.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at noon in the Malad LDS Fifth Ward Chapel, 20 S. 100 W. Friends may visit with the family on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Horsley Funeral Home, 132 W. 300 N., and again on Saturday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Horsley Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www. horsleyfuneralhome.com  .

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