Bernice Wood Leggat, age 84, passed away of causes incidental to age on November 11, 1990.
She was born September 3, 1906 in Monticello, Utah to Joseph Henry and Anna Decker Wood. Married Robert O. Leggat on May 24, 1957 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Robert preceded her in death on June 1, 1987.Bernice was always soft-spoken, loving and kind. She was active in the LDS Church all of her life, serving in a variety of ward and stake callings. She and her husband fulfilled two stake missions and later served a full-time mission in the Ohio-West Virginia Mission. She worked for the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads and retired after 45 years of dedicated service. She was a past-president of the University Club in Ogden and was secretary of the Utah Investment Club for several years. Active as both a teacher and officer in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. As a direct descendent of pioneer forefathers who made the historic "Hole-in-the-Rock" expedition of 1879-80, she was proud of her great heritage and was always recalling memories of her childhood years in the Bluff/Monticello area.
Survived by sons, Robert, Midvale, Utah; and Bill, Afton, Wyoming; 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Josephine Fairbanks Matis, Salt Lake City. Preceded in death by daughter, Martha Crosby Hinkle.
Funeral services Wednesday, November 14th, at 12 noon, Midvale 8th Ward Chapel, 642 Jackson Street, Midvale. Viewing at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple on Tuesday evening 7-8 p.m., and at the Ward, 10:45-11:45 a.m. Interment, Willard Cemetery, Box Elder County.
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