Ida Burton Burrows, 93, passed away peacefully on Sept. 19, 2005. She was born March 5, 1912 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Franklin Lebron Burton and Jemima Nelson. Eldest of seven children. Married Loraine B. (Jerry) Whiteley. Divorced. Married Ralph Woodruff Burrows 1959. Attended local schools in Salt Lake City, receiving a teaching certificate. A talented and sharing custom seamstress. An accomplished musician, having spent countless hours arranging and performing string music. A dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, showing great devotion and unconditional love for her large blended family. Preceded in death by parents, Frank and Mima; husband Ralph; brothers Harold, Arthur, Ralph, Lebron. Survived by brother Leonard (Peggy); sister Marie (Blaine) Bodell; sister-in-law Blanche (Harold) Burton; sons: Ray (Faye) Burrows, Ronald (Fawn Nell) Burrows, William (Elaine) Whiteley, Arthur (Rhea) Kiisel; daughters: Florence (Marlen) Webster, Kay (Brent) Eagar, Judy (Ray) Rodgers, Linda (Ronald) Davis; 44 grandchildren, 104 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will by held Saturday, September 24, 1:00 p.m. at the Sandy Utah West Stake Center, 8650 South 220 East. Friends may visit with the family Friday evening September 23rd from 6-8 p.m. at the Holladay-Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 Highland Dr. and Saturday at the Stake Center one hour prior to the services. Thanks to the Sandy Regional Care Center and Life Path Hospice for the loving care that they gave Ida.
Published in the Deseret News on 9/22/2005.