Mary Tassainer 1914 ~ 2005 Mary Emma Peterson was born in Manila, Dagget County, Utah April 16, 1914 to James Arthur and Maria Alice Warby Peterson. Married Max N. Tassainer. Marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on February 28, 2003. Max and their two children, Calvin Max and Alice Kaye Tassainer Dewell and a granddaughter Maria Tassainer Sorensen precede her in death. Survivors are J. Dewell, son-in-law; Lynda Anderson Tassainer, daughter-in-law; Aaron Calvin Dewell, grandson; Melissa Houston, granddaughter; Ashley Houston, great-granddaughter; Algot Sorensen, grandson-in-law; two sisters, Alice Clarissa Criddle and Erma Argyle. Mary served in her church as Sunday school and Primary teacher and in the Relief Society as a Visiting Teacher for many years. Mary earned her school letter in a Commercial Contest where she was a member of the team winning first place in the state short hand. She worked many years as a legal secretary. As per Mary's request there will be no viewing or funeral services. Entombment will be in a Crypt at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Garden of the Lilies.
Published in the Deseret News on 9/18/2005.