Margaret Bishop Randle died October 7, 1990 at her home in Logan of heart failure. She was 47 years of age.
Margaret was born in Salt Lake City to Verl William and Elva Bezzant Bishop, who preceded her in death. She married Paul A. Randle on August 28, 1963 in Logan Utah LDS Temple. Margaret graduated from Olympus High school in 1961, and attended Brigham Young University prior to her marriage. After raising her five children she had recently returned to school at Utah State University. intending to study history and literature, which were life-long avocations, she was bursting with excitement and enthusiasm at her first readings of medieval Europe, and her initial study of the great books.Margaret was a bright and talented woman who elected to postpone the more accepted measures of success to pursue her full-time career as a wife, mother, and homemaker. She was devoted to her children, loved them in measure which can only be known by another mother, and is largely responsible for their successes and independence. She loved her home, and worked unceasingly to make it not only beautiful, but a peaceful haven for family members and friends.
Margaret was an active member of the LDS Church, having served in numerous teaching and leadership positions. Her greatest joy in church service was working with children and youth, for whom she hand tender feelings.
She is survived by her husband Paul; and children Holley (and husband Kirk) Gifford, Salt Lake City; Heidi Ballard, Logan; Annie, serving an LDS Mission in Stockholm, Sweden; Dan, serving an LDS Mission in Vancouver, British Columbia; and Katie, Logan. She is also survived by her grandson Brad Ballard, Logan; sister, Mary Jane Siddoway, Bellevue, Washington; brother Joseph W. Bishop, Cedar City, Utah; and aunts Nell and Kate, who held her in their arms at the frequent times she missed and needed her mother.
Funeral services will be held at noon, on Wednesday, October 10, in the Logan 8th Ward Chapel, 325 Lauralin Drive, Logan, Utah. Friends may call at the Chapel from 10:00-11:30 a.m. or Tuesday, October 9th, from 7-9 p.m. at Allen-Hall Mortuary, 34 East Center Street, Logan, Utah.
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