Marie Taft passed away quietly at home on August 3, 1998.

Born March 17, 1908 in Perkins, Oklahoma to William and Sarah McKinley. Married Robert E. Taft May 8, 1935, later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Marie was a kind and loving person always mindful of her family's needs. She gave freely of herself in deed as well as heart. She was a retired employee of the Veterans Administration here in Salt Lake. For fourteen years Marie and her husband were home teachers at the Rosewood Rest Home. She was very active in the LDS church. She will be missed by her family.Survived by her husband, Robert; sons, Garrie (Janice) So. Jordan; Vern (Millie), of Las Vegas; Brent, of Salt Lake; Glenn (Linda), of So. Jordan; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 2:50 p.m. Thursday August 6th at the Salt Lake 29th Ward, 1130 W. 500 N. Friends may call Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Deseret Mortuary, 36 E 700 So. SLC, and one hour prior to service at the Ward on Thursday.

Special thanks to the hospice and Diane Bowen and Dr. Graydon Harker of St. Marks Hospital.

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