Obituary: SPETERS, JOANNE

Published: Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:35 a.m. MDT

JoAnne Van Katwyk Speters"Beloved Wife, Mother, Oma and Great-Oma"JoAnne Van Katwyk Speters, 72, after suffering a long illness, passed away peacefully at home on December 15, 2011 in Cottonwood Heights, Utah and returned to her Heavenly Father. JoAnne was born in Salt Lake City on September 7, 1939 to Johannes and Wilhelmina Van Katwyk. She married Frans (Ray) Speters on September 3, 1959 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. JoAnne and Frans served an LDS mission together in the Belgium, Antwerp Mission in 1991 and 1992.She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Frans (Ray), their three children, Lynn Ray (Connie) Speters, David Rulon (Cindy) Speters and Arlene (Rob) Harris, 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.Special thanks to Intermountain Hospice for the loving care they provided for my wife and our mother.Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 12:00 noon at the Brighton 5th Ward, 2561 East Bengal Boulevard (7695 South), followed by the graveside services at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, 10600 South and 1950 East in Sandy, Utah. Viewings will be held from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Monday, December 19, 2011 and on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 from 10:30 to 11:45am, both at the Church.