Marie Allen Laver1917 ~ 2012Marie Allen Laver died on February 1, 2012, in Salt Lake City, at the age of 94. Marie was born March 6, 1917 in Loa, Utah to David Adams Allen and Florence May Roundy Allen. She married Joseph Reed Hansen, November 10, 1934. He died in 1940. She married Archibald L. (Vard) Laver on June 8, 1946. Widowed young, Marie became a beautician and worked at that profession for four decades. She enjoyed quilting and crocheting sweaters and afghans, and was gifted in her use of color. Her grandchildren remember her love of card games. She taught them all to play poker and to be competitive. Above all, she was compassionate, reaching out to those around her with love.She is survived by her husband and three children; JoAnn (Jody) Theobald, LuJean Laver, and Paul Laver, by three grandchildren; Robert Ulrich, Theresa Hanson, and Eric Laver, and by two step-grandchildren; Steve Theobald and Christy Nester and her children; Samantha Bentley and Austin Nester. She is also survived by one sister; Myrtle Beymer, by two great-grandchildren; Hunter Laver and Caryn Tramel, and by many nieces and nephews, whom she loved.She was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters and a grandson; Christian Hanson. A gathering will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2012, to celebrate Marie, and comfort Vard. Friends and family are invited to: The Wentworth 1871 E. 3300 So., from 3:00-5:00 p.m.At her request, Marie will be cremated and her ashes placed on the Boulder Mountain, a beautiful place the whole family loves. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.garnerfuneral.com