Emily Marrott Keetch, 92, a resident of River Heights, Utah for 46 years, died on Thursday, April 16, 1998 in a Logan hospital.
Mrs. Keetch was a third grade teacher in Providence, Cache County from 1953 until 1966, and she also taught school in Pleasant Grove and Park City in the 1920's. An active member of the LDS Church, she worked at the Logan LDS Temple, served as an officer in her ward Primary and Relief Society, and conducted the Junior Sunday School in River Heights for many years. She was active in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and the Utah State University Emeriti group. She was born October 15, 1905 in Pleasant Grove, the daughter of William and Effie Bullock Marrott. Before she married, she attended Brigham Young Academy, earning a two-year teaching certificate, and in her 50's, she enrolled at USU and completed her bachelor degree in 1959.On June 18, 1930, she married Russell R. Keetch in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They lived in Heber City, Vernal, and Manti before moving to Logan in 1951 and to River Heights the following year. Her husband, who retired from the USU Extension Service, died in 1977.
She is survived by her daughter, Dianne K. Anderson (Milton), River Heights; two sons, Max R. Keetch (Maurita), Fort Collins, Colorado; Brent Keetch (Linda), Pismo Beach, California; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Pond, Salt Lake City.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 20, 1998 in the Allen-Hall Mortuary Chapel, 34 East Center Street, Logan, Utah, where friends may call one hour prior to service. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery (4 p.m.).
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the LDS Primary Children's Medical Center Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 58249, Salt Lake City, Utah 84158-0249, or to another charity.
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