Lindsay Marie Oneida 1980 ~ 2009 Lindsay Marie Oneida, 29, our loving and devoted mother, spouse, daughter, sister, and friend, returned to heaven as the result of a tragic accident on Sunday, October, 25, 2009. Lindsay was born January 18, 1980 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Shauna Smith and Curtis Mark Oneida. Lindsay Oneida and Monty Van Valkenburgh enjoyed a long relationship of loving and being devoted to each other. Lindsay enjoyed outdoor water activities, camping, gardening and dancing. She considered herself a "free spirit" and would often become the life of a party and light up the room. She will be missed and remembered by all. Survivors: daughter, Tylee Van Valkenburgh, father, Monty; son, Jackson Buehner, father, Andrew; spouse, Monty Van Valkenburgh; mom, Shauna Smith and Dan Peters; dad, Curtis and Vicki Oneida; sister and brothers, Ryann Oneida (George Smith), Jere L. Goodrick (Jenn), Robert (Lena) Goodrick; grandparents, Thressa Smith, Marion and Eleuterio Guerra; father and mother-in-law, Terry and Karla Van Valkenburgh; also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and "best cousin", Miranda Pierce. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, October 30, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. in the Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, Midvale. A visitation will be held Friday at the mortuary from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Donations are being accepted at any Zions Bank in Lindsay's name.
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Published in Deseret News on Oct. 28, 2009.