Obituary: JOHNSON, ALTA HARMON

Published: Monday, July 28 2014 11:18 p.m. MDT

Alta Harmon Johnson1914 ~ 2012On February 10, 2012, Alta Harmon Johnson, almost 98, left us for a grand reunion with her husband Jim, son Deverl, great-great grandson Grant and numerous other family members. Born March 8, 1914 to Appleton Milo and Mary Child Harmon in Star Valley WY, she was the youngest of 10 and always a beloved baby sister. A talented musician, composer and writer, Alta was devoted to her family and the LDS Church. She is survived by her daughter Merlyn (Joel) Leetham, son James H. Johnson (Lonna) of Sacramento, CA, 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren. Alta spent the last 6 years of her life receiving excellent care at the Wentworth at Willow Creek and at the end, from First Choice Hospice Care.A Viewing will be held Thursday, February 16th, from 6-8pm at Memorial Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East. The funeral service will be held Friday, February 17th, 11am at the Willow Creek Stake Center, 2350 E. Creek Rd. (8200 So.). There will be a viewing starting at 9:30am at the church prior to services. Interment Holladay Memorial Cemetery. Online condolences at www.memorialutah.com.