Elaine Howe1919~2012Elaine Howe, 92 years of age, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2012.Elaine was born on September 9, 1919 in Murray, Utah to Edward Erastus Howe and Mildred Jane Cuddy Howe. She was the third child in a family of six children. She was born in her parents' home and remained there her entire 92 years. She attended Granite High School and graduated from the University of Utah in 1941.Elaine was an elementary school teacher for 43 years in the Granite School District serving at Lincoln and Oakwood Schools. She taught 1200 or more students. She taught more than one generation of families as the years rolled by.She was a faithful and dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served as the ward Young Womens' President and in the stake Young Womens' presidency. She was a member of the ward choir for over 50 years and studied vocal music at the McCune School of Music. Elaine was a sought after soloist. She was the ward and Relief Society chorister for years.With her brothers and sisters and their families, she traveled throughout the U.S.A., enjoying both Church and American historical sites. She also visited Hawaii, Europe, South America and the Caribbean Islands.Elaine was dearly loved by family members for her exceptional kindness to them. Elaine is preceded in death by her brothers, Lawrence E. Howe and Allan T. Howe, and her sister, Agnes Howe Corbridge. She is survived by her brother, Richard C. Howe and her sister, Marjorie Howe Eliason, as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.A viewing will be Sunday, April 15, 2012 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street, Murray, Utah. The funeral will be Monday, April 16, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the South Cottonwood Ward building, 5600 South and Vine Street, Murray, Utah. A viewing will be at the South Cottonwood Ward building prior to the funeral from 10:00-10:45 a.m. Interment will be at the Murray City Cemetery. Online condolences: www.jenkins-soffe.comHeartfelt thanks to the home health care nurses, the staff at Garden Terrace Care Center and the hospice care.
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