Minnie Margrethe Gilbert "Jackie" Heath died of heart failure Easter Sunday, March 31, 1991.
She was born July 8, 1919, in Manassa (Conejos County), Colorado to John Timothy and Effie H. (Holcomb) Gilbert. She married Emmett William Heath in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 16, 1940. Minnie wrote family history books and did extensive genealogy work. She loved hunting and fishing and family gatherings. She was devoted to her family, sewing and crocheting clothes and blankets for them. Her arthritis and late poor health were horrendous, yet she always cared for others selflessly. She will be missed forever.Her survivors are: her beloved husband, Emmett; her children, Patricia F. Berlin; Claudia I. Ostler; and Emmett J. Heath; sister, Joan G. Newman and brother, John N. Gilbert; grandchildren, Russell L. Freeman; Michael S. Ishida, and E. Conan Heath; great-granddaughter, Amie C. Freeman. Preceding her in death recently were her Mother and her sister, Elvera Beth S. Kenney.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 2 p.m., April 3, 1991 at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 S. Highland Drive, where friends may call Tuesday 7-8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
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