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Obituary: MOLLINET, RUTH

Published: Monday, Sept. 22 2014 10:25 a.m. MDT

Ruth Carolyn Clyde Mollinet 1942 ~ 2011

Carolyn passed away unexpectedly from a stroke on June 4, 2011.She was born October 18, 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Edward W. and Betha J. Clyde. She graduated from Highland High School and received her Bachelor's Degree in English from the University of Utah. She married Richard M. Mollinet September 13, 1962 in the Logan Utah Temple. After graduation she taught English at the University of Utah for a few years. She then turned her focus to raising her children. She remained a passionate reader throughout her life. She was an active member of the LDS Church where she held many positions. Her favorites involved teaching and genealogy. Carolyn was a very kind, loving, and caring person. She dearly loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and extended family at the family ranch. She loved music and the arts and when she was younger sang with the Utah Chorale. Another of her passions was genealogy. She spent many hours researching family history, teaching others about genealogy, and connecting with distant relatives overseas. She enjoyed spending time with close friends in "Therapy" Club and Book Club, many of whom she has known since childhood. She is survived by her husband of almost 49 years, Richard M. Mollinet; their four children, Mitzi (Dimitri) Netelbeek, Michael (Stacey) Mollinet, Mark Mollinet, Scott (Betsy) Mollinet; 12 grandchildren; siblings Susan (Mifflin) Williams, Steven (Elaine) Clyde, and Tom Clyde as well as many close friends and extended family. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, June 8th at 12:00 noon at Salt Lake Foothill 6th Ward, 2215 East Roosevelt Ave., SLC, Utah. Viewings will be held Tuesday, June 7th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Lawn, 2350 East 1300 South, SLC, Utah and also from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the church prior to the services. Interment will be at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Genealogical Society of Utah. Online condolences: www.larkincares.com