Thelma Linda Hatch McKinnon, resident of Randolph, Utah, died at Rocky Mountain care center in Evanston WY, Dec. 28, 2002. She was born in Randolph, Utah to Joseph and Margaret Hatch Sept. 23, 1907. She married Glenn McKinnon Feb. 22, 1929 in Randolph UT. Throughout Thelma's life she took an active part in her community, she was a member of the CowBelles, and Daughters of Utah Pioneers. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in which she held many positions. Thelma loved music, she was a piano teacher and taught hundreds of students. She was a schoolteacher, a schoolboard member, and an activist in her community. Her life touched everyone who knew her and she was loved by all. Thelma was preceded in death by her beloved husband Glenn McKinnon who passed away June of 1997, her parents Joseph and Margaret Hatch, a son Philip E., a grandson Jeff, three sisters and, two brothers. She is survived by: her son Mark (Joan) McKinnon, three daughters, Sherrie (Grant W.) Kearl, Linda (Gerald) Mortimer, Debra (Bill) Kennedy, a daughter-in-law Grace, 21 grandchildren, 31 great-grand-chil-ren, and five great-great-grand-chil-dren. Funeral Services will be held at the Randolph LDS chapel Friday, Jan. 3, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Friends and family may visit the Crandall Funeral Home, 800 Uinta St., Evanston, WY, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday at the LDS Church in Randolph one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Randolph DUP Camp. Arrangements made under the direction of Crandall Funeral Home, Evanston WY.
Published in the Salt Lake Tribune on 12/31/2002.