Obituary: RICE, SARAH

Published: Thursday, July 24 2014 2:14 p.m. MDT

Sarah "Sally" Mae Rice"Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother"Sarah Mae Rice, 86, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on March 26, 2012 in Taylorsville, Utah. She was born on January 2, 1926 in Salt Lake City to Earl Duffin and Elizabeth Irvine. She married LaMar Rice on October 27, 1943, and together they were happily married for 50 years. Sarah was a homemaker, and loved raising her children. Later in life she volunteered her time with Granite School District, and was proud of the time she spent working with children that had special needs. Her true joy was spending time with her family, and being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Sarah is survived by her son Rick, daughter Sara, four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and her two sisters. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, sister, two brothers and a son-in-law. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 29 at the Redwood Memorial Mortuary, 6500 S. Redwood Rd. A viewing will be held one hour prior to services. Please take a moment to share a memory of Sally at www.memorialutah.com.In lieu of flowers, Sally has requested you take the money and take your family to dinner to celebrate her life.