1930 ~ 2014
Our sweet mother, grandmother, aunt and friend passed away peacefully on February 12, 2014, at the age of 83. She was born August 29, 1930, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Hector (H.M.) and Lila Draper. She graduated from Granite High School in 1948. She married Walter Dale Gudmundson. She was an avid skier. She was the impetus in starting the ski club at Granite High and also worked at Sun Valley Ski Resort. She worked as a legal secretary and also a purchasing agent and office manager for H.M. Draper & Sons Planning Mill. She served on the Board of Directors of Forrest Glen Condominiums where she and Dale have lived for the last 34 years. She had a passion for and was very gifted at doing arts and crafts. She also loved working on the computer. She taught a beginning computer class at a local senior center. She also participated in doing extraction for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She extracted and indexed over a quarter of a million names.
She is survived by her husband (W. Dale); children Michael (Cori), Chris, Bruce (Barbara), and Gordon (Martha); 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
A special thank you to those who visited and cared for mom, and to the Hospice nurses and staff at Valeo Home Care and Hospice for their care and assistance.
There will be a viewing for friends and family, Friday, February 14, 2014, 6-8 p.m. at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary located at 3401 South Highland Drive. There will be a graveside service Saturday, February 15, 2014, at 10:00 AM, at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.