Marie Clark Henderson passed away April 26, 2013, in Rexburg, Idaho at the age of 92. She was born July 17, 1920 in American Fork, Utah to Della Pearl Nickell and David Neal Clark.
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She married Lyle M. Henderson on Dec. 2, 1938. They were sealed in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on Jan. 31, 1981.
Marie became a hard worker early in her youth. She recalled walking miles to school, living with and helping her Grandma and tending her younger siblings.
During her years with Lyle, she assisted him in ranching before obtaining work at American Potato Company where she worked for 10 years before retiring.
A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Marie served on the compassionate service committee and as a Relief Society instructor and Primary teacher.
She enjoyed her family, fishing, camping, picking wild huckleberries, hiking and gardening.
Marie was an avid quilter and made several quilts for each of her grandchildren. As her family continued to grow with great grandchildren, she endeavored to leave her mark in their lives with a quilt as well.
Survivors include her children and their spouses: Jerrold Henderson (Arlene) of Rexburg; Dale Henderson, of Washington; and Judy Widdison (Dan) of St. George, Utah; one sister, Carole Erickson of Rexburg; 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, Frank Stewart (step-father), and siblings, Erma, Rega, Ray, Donald and Grace.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Salem LDS Chapel, 3462 N. Salem Rd. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 29, 2013 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Flamm Funeral Home, 61 N. 1st E., Rexburg, Idaho, and again on Tuesday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in the Teton-Newdale Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.flammfh.com.
Flamm Funeral Home - Rexburg
61 North 1st East
Rexburg, ID 83440
Published in Rexburg Standard Journal on Apr. 27, 2013