Elsie Mae Ward Burgess1931 ~ 2011Elsie Mae Ward Burgess, age 80, passed away on December 11, 2011 in Holladay, Utah from complications associated with thirteen years of Parkinson's disease. She was born on January 26, 1931 in Ogden, Utah to Fay Charles and Wilmoth Mann Ward. She married Eldon Willard Burgess on March 25, 1948 and they were later sealed in the Logan Temple on March 15, 1951. She was the most wonderful wife; a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was gracious and kind to everyone she knew. She was very talented and enjoyed many hobbies during her life. Mom loved music and had a beautiful singing voice and shared her musical talents often. Elsie was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities throughout her life. She loved the gospel and she taught her children through her love and example.She was preceded in death by her husband Eldon; her parents Fay & Wilmoth Ward, her brother Fay, Jr. and a grandson Jeffrey Craig Rasmussen. After only 9 days apart she joined her sweetheart in heaven. Mom, we love you! Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 11:00 am at the Butler Stake Center, 7035 South Nutree Dr. (3255 East). Friends may call Saturday morning from 9:30 am to 10:45 am at the church prior to the services. Interment will follow services at Mountain View Memorial Cemetery, 3115 East 7800 South, Cottonwood Heights. Online condolences may be made at www.memorialutah.com hments, from your computer.