URIE — Our precious darling Mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother, Alice Marie (Rea) Rasmussen Huntington of Lyman passed away peacefully and quietly on May 9. She was 94 years old.
Every moment of her life was spent loving her children and her family and her sweetheart Chauncey George (Bud). She loved being a mother, grandmother, grea-grandmother and a great-great grandmother.
Alice was born on June 28, 1924, in Robertson to George A Rasmussen and Helen Hinshaw Rasmussen. She grew up in Robertson on the family ranch and loved sharing stories of all of her adventures and her love for her siblings and family.
She married her sweetheart Chauncey George (Bud) who she met on the merry-go-round at Liberty Park. They married and moved to Tabiona and later into the Salt Lake Valley and then to what she called home in Lyman on the Huntington ranch where they raised their seven boys.
Alice worked in the Lyman school lunchroom cooking and serving others. She was known for her amazing rolls and bread.
Chauncey (Bud) passed away Sept 27, 1997, and she has missed him everyday since.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having many callings in her Lyman ward. She loved going to the hills and driving past the old ranch, having picnics roasting hot dogs and doing genealogy. Alice loved every chance she got to visit the temple.she loved to cook and bake in her younger years and serve others as much as possible.
Alice will always be remembered for her love for her family, serving others, her sweet spirit and commitment to the gospel. She will be dearly missed by many because all that knew her loved her. We are rejoicing with her now as she reunites with her husband and family that have gone before her.
She is survived by her six children: Kenneth (Donna), Keith (Teressa), Carl, Tom (Vangie), Terry (Tammy) and Jerry (Barbara); 22 gandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
She was proceeded in death by her parents; husband, Chauncey Bud; one child, Craig Huntington; three brothers, three sisters, two grandkids and many more.
Viewing will be held Monday, May 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, May 14, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Urie Stake Center in Urie.
Funeral Services will be Tuesday, May 14, at 11 a.m. at the Urie Stake Center and Interment will be in the Fort Bridger Cemetery.
The family would like to thank everyone for their kind words, thoughts and prayers. We are truly grateful for the beautiful family and friends we have.