Lynda Blanch artfully
April 1, 1939 ~ February 6, 2022
Lynda Blanch Cleverly, 82, died at her home on Sunday, February 6, 2022, following a long illness, surrounded by her family. Lynda was born on April 1, 1939 in Ogden, Utah, the daughter of Ralph Anthony and Edna Louise Sharp Blanch. She moved to eastern Oregon as a little girl, attending school in Adrain, Oregon, where she met the love of her life, William Gail Cleverly.
They were married on August 30, 1955, in the Salt Lake City Temple. William died on June 8, 2000.
Lynda and Bill moved from Oregon to Pocatello, Idaho and eventually to Ogden, Utah where they raised their family.
Lynda was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she served in multiple callings. She was a member of Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Lynda was an entrepreneur having owned and operated several businesses in her lifetime. She was most proud of her “Wild Bill’s Seasonings” business which she operated until her passing.
She enjoyed sewing, camping at Red Fish Lake, being outdoors, woodworking and cooking. In particular, she excelled in Dutch cooking, an activity that earned her multiple blue ribbons and regional awards.
Lynda is survived by her children, Debra Ann Del La Cruz of Eagle Mountain, Jeffery Stewart (Liz Beth) of Clinton, Kris Foley (Craig) of Ogden, Gaylin Angela Craine of Roy, William Gail (Kelly) of Heber City, John Eric (Morgan) of West Haven;
19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Kris Blanch of Paris, TX and Glen Blanch of Mesa, AZ; and her sisters, Deloris Garner of Washington and Carma McDermott of Blackfoot, ID. She was predeceased by her husband, Bill, both of her parents and her brother, Gary.
Funeral services will be Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Country Hills Ward, 1401 Country Hills Drive. Friends can come with family on Saturday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the church. Interment, Lindquist’s Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd. Services outsourced to the Ogden Mortuary in Lindquist.
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Posted by Lindquist Mortuary – Ogden on February 10, 2022.