Our very special mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, Hazel Cobbley Oscarson, 88, passed away Monday, September 7, 1998 at Ogden Regional Medical Center.
She was born June 24, 1910 in Moreland, Idaho, to Ernest and Annie Ovard Cobbley. Hazel married George Oscarson on June 19, 1943 in Salt Lake City. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. Following their marriage they lived in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake City, South Ogden, and Washington Terrace. George died in 1987.Hazel was raised in American Fork, Utah where she graduated from high school and worked as a telephone operator. She was a true friend to all who knew her and the greatest Mom ever. She served in many positions in the LDS Church including ward Relief Society and Primary President. She taught many classes and worked in the MIA. She was instrumental in starting the Cub Scout program in Primary in wards in both Salt Lake and Ogden. Hazel was also an active member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.
Surviving are her two sons, Glenn (Jane), Stansbury Park, Utah; Gary (Susan), Centerville; six grandchildren, KyLee (Jamie) Gross, St. Cloud, Minnesota; Nathan (Carolynn), Glendale, Arizona; Lance (Brenda), Bountiful; Kristin (Jim) Cavey, Stansbury Park; Alana and Lisa, both of Stansbury Park; and one great-granddaughter, Mykenze, St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Hazel is also survived by three sisters, Ruth Leaton and Amy Chivers, both of Challis, Idaho; and Sherma (Gene) Haag, Orem, Utah. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and two sisters.
Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Summer Meadows Ward Chapel, 4380 Orchard Avenue. Friends may call at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday at the Ward Chapel from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Interment, Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
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