Barbara Jean Eldredge Kniffen1939 ~ 2011Our wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend made her way home to our Heavenly Father on December 17, 2011. She had such a positive attitude and inner strength we will all miss. We have been truly blessed to have her be an intricate part of our lives. Survived by her husband of 49 years, John M. Kniffen; children, Jeanette (Gary) Smith; Cindy Maier; Ruth Mitchell; Arn (Ruth) Kniffen; 18 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at the Midvale 4th Ward, 7825 S. Olympus Street. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday evening at Goff Mortuary, 8090 S. State Street and 1 hour prior to the services, at the church. Interment, Midvale City Cemetery.