Shirley Ann Kauka Thomas1934 ~ 2012Shirley Ann Kauka Thomas passed away January 19, 2012 following a short battle with cancer. She was born November 19, 1934 in Honolulu HI to Anna Hind and Akiona Kauka-Lau. She was raised in Honolulu. She met her future husband, Arthur Del Thomas, who was stationed there in the Navy and was married in the Laie Hawaii LDS Temple on September 14, 1953. They lived in Holladay UT, Renton WA, Livermore CA, and returned to their home in Holladay for the last 18 years.Mom fulfilled her dreams as wife, mother and grandmother. She loved homemaking arts-particularly cooking and baking. She was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints serving faithfully in many callings. One of her favorites was serving with dad at YW Girls camp in CA for nearly 20 years as camp "Cookie" and he as 'Sugar Daddy".Mom was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother, and grand-daughter Anna Stout. She is survived by her daughters, Lani and Doug Anderson, Malia and Craig Hale, Deanna and Jeff Lascano; her sons, Arthur (Hoss) and Kelly, and William and Melanie; 23 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Mehealani Cathcart and Patricia Parker of Hawaii, and a loving host of nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.The family will welcome your remembrances of her at a viewing on January 24, 2012 at Memorial Estates Mountain View 3115 E 7800 So from 6:30-8:00 pm and at 9:30-10:30 am, January 25 at the Little Cottonwood 1st Ward meetinghouse, 6350 Rodeo Lane. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 am. Interment - Memorial Estates Mountain View. Condolences can be made at www.memorialutah.com. Our family wishes to thank the love and compassion of so many, especially Olena of Utah Hospice Specialists and our loving Aunt Gayle.