Our dearly beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Hertha Hildegarde Georgi Schneider Barker, age 91, died March 16, 1998 at the LDS Hospital.
Born September 5, 1906 in Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany, the youngest child of Ernst Herman and Ida Minna Viehweger Georgi, she emigrated to the United States in 1923, settling in California. In 1925 she married John Schneider and together they had two daughters. He died in 1930. In Salt Lake City, on February 1, 1935, she married Elvin O. Barker and they had three sons and a daughter. She also lived in Little America, Wyoming, Springfield, Oregon and Duchesne, Utah.She was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, her parents having been converted sometime after her second birthday. She held many positions in the church, most of them having to do with teaching.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Elvin; her children, Susana S. Doty, Georgina S. Erickson, Lynn E. Barker, Richard L. Barker, all of Salt Lake City, Utah; Orin R. (LaVon) Barker, Rome, NY; Mrs. Richard B. (Bonnie) Mollett, Moore, Idaho; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nephew, nieces and many friends.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 20, 1998 at 1 p.m. in the 31st Ward Chapel, 1078 So. McClelland Street (1040 E.). Friends may call Thursday evening from 6-9 p.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple and Friday at the Ward from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. In honor of our mother, who was a stickler for punctuality, services will begin promptly at 1 p.m. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
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