Saturday, July 27, 2013

Photo: Grandma's Obituary

Lucy Bergen Earl
BRIGHAM CITY - Our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister and friend, Lucy Irene Bergen Earl, 94, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Brigham City, Utah.
          She was born on May 16, 1919 in Corinne, Utah, a daughter of Luther Martin and Marie Bjorndal Bergen.
          Lucy married Renard Alfred Linnell on September 20, 1937 in Los Angeles, CA. They later divorced.  She married Ted Christensen Earl on April 10, 1950 in Brigham City and their marriage was solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on August 31, 1950.  He preceded her in death on August 28, 2001.
          She was a member of the Brigham City 12th Ward where she served in leadership positions throughout her adult life.
          Lucy enjoyed remodeling her home, refinishing furniture, and was an accomplished seamstress. She loved spending time with her family.
          Surviving are her four children, Richard R. (Judy) Linnell, Phoenix, AZ; James M. (Roxanne) Linnell, Springfield, OR; Frank B. Earl (Cathy Quinn), Santa Barbara, CA; Scott B. (Juli) Earl, Taylorsville, UT; 22 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren; one brother, Karl L. Bergen, Brigham City.
          She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted, one daughter, Dianne Rene Linnell Snow, one granddaughter, Sandy Snow Heflin, one sister, Neoma Marie Emery and one brother, Luther Martin Bergen, Jr.
          Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Brigham City LDS 12th Ward Chapel, 139 East 300 North.
          A viewing will be held on Thursday, Aug. 1st from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT and on Friday at the church from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
          Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.I chose this picture for this post because the most comfort I get at this time of loss is thinking of Grandma and Grandpa being together again. I had the opportunity to visit with grandma shortly before she passed. We talked about everything from Grandpa and marriage to the color of her nail polish. It was such a special visit and a memory I will always carry in my heart.

Lucy Bergen Earl
BRIGHAM CITY - Our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister and friend, Lucy Irene Bergen Earl, 94, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Brigham City, Utah.
She was born on May 16, 1919 in Corinne, Utah, a daughter of Luther Martin and Marie Bjorndal Bergen.
Lucy married Renard Alfred Linnell on September 20, 1937 in Los Angeles, CA. They later divorced. She married Ted Christensen Earl on April 10, 1950 in Brigham City and their marriage was solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on August 31, 1950. He preceded her in death on August 28, 2001.
She was a member of the Brigham City 12th Ward where she served in leadership positions throughout her adult life.
Lucy enjoyed remodeling her home, refinishing furniture, and was an accomplished seamstress. She loved spending time with her family.
Surviving are her four children, Richard R. (Judy) Linnell, Phoenix, AZ; James M. (Roxanne) Linnell, Springfield, OR; Frank B. Earl (Cathy Quinn), Santa Barbara, CA; Scott B. (Juli) Earl, Taylorsville, UT; 22 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren; one brother, Karl L. Bergen, Brigham City.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted, one daughter, Dianne Rene Linnell Snow, one granddaughter, Sandy Snow Heflin, one sister, Neoma Marie Emery and one brother, Luther Martin Bergen, Jr.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Brigham City LDS 12th Ward Chapel, 139 East 300 North.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, Aug. 1st from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT and on Friday at the church from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

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