Obituary: LANDEN, MARY

Published: Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:04 a.m. MDT

Mary Elizabeth Landen 1935 ~ 2011 Mary Elizabeth Landen, passed away Monday, June 6, 2011 at her home in Bountiful, Utah. She was born November 11, 1935 in Glendale, California, the daughter of William Charles and Anne Elizabeth Feeney Schaper and raised in Eagle Rock (suburb of Los Angeles). Attended University of Southern California. Earned two associate degrees at Saddleback Community College. Married Wesley Andrew Landen 1955, later solemnized in the Mesa Arizona LDS Temple in 1962. Mary taught swimming for over 50 years. She was State Champion in Synchronized Swimming in Arizona and also Intermountain Tri State Champion. She enjoyed photography and sewing. Mary sang with the RB Chorale while living in California, Jay Welch Chorale, Davis Master Chorale and the Utah Voices. She was active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served as a Temple Ordinance Worker in the San Diego and Bountiful Temples. Mary and Wes served in the New York, New York North Mission directing the Family History Center in Manhattan. Mary is survived by her husband Wes; sons Andrew W. (Carma), David W. (Shannon); daughters Elizabeth A. (Dean) Pearce, and Catherine M. (Greg) Nielson; 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents and sister Barbara Ann Mortley. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the Lakeview Ward Chapel, 455 S. 1200 E. Bountiful, Utah where friends may visit from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment Bountiful City Cemetery under the direction of Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary. Condolences may be shared at www.lindquistmortuary.com