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Barbara Lydia Spear Henshaw
1921 ~ 2013
Barbara Lydia Spear Henshaw, 91, passed away on April 30, 2013 in Salt Lake City.
Barbara was born July 23, 1921 to Roy Spear and Pearl Wheeler Spear. She was the 4th of nine children.
She is preceded in death by her siblings Roy, Aaron, Constance (Bentley), Melva (Sorensen), and Earl. Survived by Iris (Smith), Faye (Lloyd Munson) and Carl (Nadine).
Mom married Melvin Henshaw on October 8, 1943. They are survived by nine children Ann, Dee, Glen (Roseanne), Gary (Jean), Larry (Sue Ellen), Jean (Rob Alvey), Jay, Ross and David. Barbara was active in the LDS church, a loving a dedicated sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. Mom and Dad owned and operated several businesses together including Little Mountain Ski Area, Mel's Service / Foothill Car Wash, Skyline Motel and the St. George Campground.
Her viewing will be Friday May 3rd from 6-8 p.m. and graveside service will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Wasatch Lawn 3401 S Highland Drive in SLC.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on May 2, 2013
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"Aunt Barbara was a very special lady. She was my dad's sister. My dad, Roy Spear, died less than a..."
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- Donna Woodin
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"My dear aunt Barbara is a special person in my life. She was always kind, generous, thoughtful and..."
"Sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was a sweet and loving person. Kathy Christiansen"
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