Wallsburg — Loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, Shirley Marie Odekirk Young, was called home to her Heavenly Father on May 12, 2008, in Heber City. Born November 30, 1931, to John Ray and Mattie Marie Johnson Odekirk. Married Marvin Joe Young September 4, 1948, in Evanston, Wyoming. Later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.
Shirley enjoyed crafts, crocheting, sewing, homemaking, and her puppy, Cocoa. She served in the Primary. Her family will forever treasure her dolls, doilies, and all the other crafts she shared.
Survived by her loving husband, Marvin Joe Young, Wallsburg; children: Shawna Lee and Don Jeffs, Wallsburg; Joseph Ray and Marcia Young, Wallsburg; Marvin Neil and Jeannie Young, Wallsburg; Ellen Marie and Stephen Fowles, Price; Polly Ann Jeffs, Wallsburg; brothers: Robert Ray and Dorothy Odekirk, Farmington; and Forrest George and Vonda Odekirk, Far West; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Dusty Lynn; two great-grandchildren: Marvin Joe and Kazjia Lynn Young.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 15, 2008, at noon at the Wallsburg LDS Ward, 494 Main Canyon Rd, in Wallsburg. Viewings will be held Wednesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home, 288 N. Main, Heber, and Thursday from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at the church. Internment will be at the Wallsburg Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home. The family wishes to express our sincere gratitude to the staff at Rocky Mountain Care and Applegate Home Care.
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