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Arlea Tolboe

1931 - 2019 Obituary Condolences
Arlea Tolboe Obituary
Returned to our Heavenly Father 1-8-2019
Born 7/1/1931 to Robert L. Wilson and Luella Tippetts Wilson in Benjamin Utah. She was born at home.
She was the second of five children and the only daughter.
Arlea had a lot of experiences and learned to work hard. She drove a diesel truck hauling brick from Salt Lake City to Springville for her father, learned to lay brick, fix her own car, fix plumbing at home. She could repair anything. She worked at the phone company, the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco and in Salt Lake City. She managed property, became a stock broker, passed the H & R Block course on accounting, and played golf at Riverside Country Club. She could sew clothes and made her own clothes in high school and college. She played the clarinet in school. Attended Springville High School and was proud to be a Red Devil. She attended BYU, married her sweetheart Harold E. Nimer on March 11, 1953 and was sealed in the Logan Temple for time and eternity on August 2, 1960. After Harold passed away in 1978, she married Kent C. Tolboe on December 16, 1981.
She had 3 children Valerie (John) Juarez, Dr. Brian (Michele) Nimer and Blaine (Shelly) Nimer, and raised 2 nephews Melvin (Rusty) Nimer and Gregory Nimer, and loved them all. She loved to ski, hunt, boat, camp, play at Lake Powell with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and go to BYU games, both basketball and football. She was an adventurer. She taught us to love these things as well. She was kind, giving, sweet. She was stubborn to a fault and she passed that trait on to her children.
She is survived by her 2 brothers, Arnold (Joyce) Wilson and Keith (Leslie) Wilson, children Melvin (Rusty) Nimer, Valerie (John) Juarez, Gregory Nimer, Dr. Brian (Michele) Nimer, Blaine (Shelly) Nimer. 11 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. 5 step children Jan (Richard) Anderson, Ron (Jeannie) Tolboe, Joanne (David) Krajeski, Craig (Nancy) Tolboe, and Mike (Kathy) Tolboe. 9 step-grandchildren and 13 step great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, older brother Wilbur, younger brother Gene. Her first husband Harold E. Nimer and her second husband Kent C. Tolboe.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, January 19, 2019, 11:00 a.m., Sunset Heights 2nd Ward, 1260 South 400 West, Orem. Family and friends may visit Friday, January 18, 2019, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North, Orem, and prior to services at the church Saturday, January 19, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.. Interment will be in Orem City Cemetery. Condolences to family may be give online at www.walkersanderson.com.
Published in Deseret News on Jan. 13, 2019
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