Vaunda Lurrine "Rene" Johnstone Alexander, 83, died March 11, 1998 at the Salt Lake Regional Medical Center.

She was born May 11, 1914 in Roosevelt, the daughter of Reynold M. and Cora Wilmoth Sprouse Johnstone. She married Alden H. Alexander, October 14, 1933 in Vernal, Utah. He died December 4, 1987. She had two children, Alden Lynn Alexander and Joan Alexander. Joani, her husband, Keith Hanson, and daughter, Debbie were killed in a tragic automobile accident in 1960. We believe Rene is having a joyous reunion with them.She is survived by her son, Alden Lynn (Sharon) Alexander, Kaysville, UT; seven grandchildren, Stephanie (Chris) Wheeler, Burbank, CA; Gerald (Amy) Alexander, Paul, ID; Brian (Angela) Alexander, Langmont, CO; Amy Alexander, Kaysville, UT; David (Morna) Alexander, Boulder, CO: Todd Alexander and Lauri Alexander, both Kaysville, UT; and five great-grandchildren.

Rene was unfailingly cheerful and optimistic and loved her family. We'll miss you Grandma!

Funeral services, 11 a.m., Saturday, March 14th at the Roosevelt LDS Stake Center, 447 East Lagoon. Friends may call at the Hullinger-Olpin Mortuary in Roosevelt, Friday 6-8 p.m. and at the church Saturday one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Roosevelt Memorial Park.