Kandice Marie Mattingly, 19, of North Pole, passed away Feb. 10, 2014.|
Kandice was born April 16, 1994, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Despite many challenges, Kandice achieved many goals in her life. She completed four years of girl's camp and also completed everything necessary to advance every year. She completed and received her Young Women's Personal Progress Award. She attended early morning seminary at 6:30 a.m. every school day for all four years of high school and graduated from L.D.S. Seminary.
Kandice was a remarkable young woman. She conquered all the challenges that came her way with a happy smile and a willing attitude. She persevered through 12 years of school and finished high school at North Pole High, class of 2012. She was working hard at the FNSB School District's Bridge Program in Fairbanks. She enjoyed learning to work and be an employee at various places around town.
Everyone loved Kandice. No matter what health challenges were thrown her way, she endured and conquered them with a smile. She was an incredible example of love, service and faith in her Savior every day of her life. She will be sorely missed by her family and all those who love her.
Kandice is survived by her father and mother, Thomas and Melody Mattingly, of North Pole; sisters, Amanda Phelan, of Spearville, Kan., and Shawna Lynn Mattingly, of North Pole; brothers, T.J. (Thomas Joseph) Mattingly II, of Anchorage, and Earl Jay Mattingly, of North Pole; nephew, Ethan Phelan, and niece, Elysee's Phelan, both of Spearville; brother-in-law, Billy Phelan, of Spearville; grandparents, Earl and Sherran Keele, of North Pole, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A viewing will be held at 1 p.m. today, Feb. 15, at the L.D.S. church, 331 E. Eighth St., in North Pole. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., officiated by Bishop Jeff Putnam. Interment will take place at Groveland Cemetery in Groveland, Idaho; date to be determined.
Memorial contributions in Kandice's name in support of organ donation can be made to Life Center Northwest. They can be reached at 425-201-6563 or online, LCNW.org.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home.
Published in Daily News-Miner on Feb. 15, 2014