Beatrice Swenson Gove Centerville
Beatrice Swenson Gove, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, peacefully passed away in her home May 1, 2011.Born August 20, 1924, the daughter of Rudolf (Max) and Unity (Una) Swenson. Married Wallace J. Gove, March 17, 1943 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Preceded in death by her husband, Wallace; her oldest daughter, Diane; Max, a brother; and Taylor (Bud), a brother. Survived by Robert (Cheryl), son; Una Rae (Dave), daughter; Edward (Stacie), son; and Bonnie (Brian), daughter; 24 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Annette and Norma. She was a special daughter of God, a loving and caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, who will be missed by family and friends. In her earlier years, Beatrice served as a primary teacher in the LDS church, pulling her kids in a wagon to class. She was also in the Young Women's program and enjoyed being a visiting teacher. For a number of years she actively served in the Centerville Jaycee's with her husband. As an employee of the telephone company in Bountiful, she would spend time answering and transferring calls. Later on she worked in the school lunch program. She loved to bowl and was on a bowling league. Quilting was another love of hers, and being a perfectionist, each quilt had to be just right. Buttons is her favorite cat and rules the house. We always remember the smile on her face as family arrived. We love you Mom! A special thank you for those caring people who watched over our Mom the last few months. South Davis Hospice, Home Teachers, Visiting Teachers, Ward members, neighbors and friends. And the tireless efforts of Bealynn Taylor (granddaughter). Also Russon Brothers Mortuary. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 6, 2011 at the Centerville 3rd Ward Chapel, 900 South 400 East. Family and friends may visit Thursday evening from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main and Friday morning 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment-Centerville City Cemetery. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com.