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Marian Bernice Kelson

July 19, 1936 — February 5, 2023

Our beautiful and loving Mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Marian Kelson,
passed away on February 5, 2023 into our loving Heavenly Father’s arms. She was 86 years

She was born July 19, 1936, in Magna, Utah, to Harvey and Myra Henline. She graduated from
Cyprus High School in 1954. Marian married Russell, the love of her life, in the Salt Lake
Temple on June 28, 1954.

Marian loved her family unconditionally and was the world’s best Mom. She was a great
example by being a very good listener and friend to everyone she met.
She had many talents including: sewing, cooking and crocheting. She sewed pajamas for her
children and grandchildren at Christmas time. She made Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls for her
daughters, daughters-in-law and granddaughters. She crocheted many pot holders. At
Christmas time, she would make a tray full of delicious candy to share. She loved to read and
do word search puzzles.

She loved her time with Rex and Marci in Wyoming and enjoyed the wildlife she would see.
She loved the Lord and the great power of prayer.

She is survived by her children: Linda (Edward) Larsen, Rex (Marci) Kelson, Connie (Boyd)
Bickmore, Kaye (Drew) Page, Keith (Kathie) Kelson, 16 grandchildren and 21
great-grandchildren. Her sisters: Maxine Adams, Phyllis Lesa, Lana Collings, Diana (Leigh)

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Russell James Kelson; parents, Harvey and Myra
Henline; sister, Myra Sue (Midge) Albee; brother, Jay Henline.

A visitation from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. will be held Thursday, February 16, 2023 at the Glenmoor  6th Ward, 4200 W. Sky Drive (9800 S.) South Jordan, UT 84009.

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Thursday, February 16, 2023

9:30 - 10:45 am (Mountain time)

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Thursday, February 16, 2023

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