Doris Decker Oliver
1927 - 2016
Larkin Sunset Gardens
1950 East Dimple Dell Road
Sandy, UT
Doris Decker Oliver
1927 ~ 2016
Doris Decker Oliver, our dearly beloved mother, grandma, aunt, and friend passed away Feb. 27, 2016. Doris was born Nov. 15, 1927 in Provo, Utah to Merritt and Josephine Decker. She graduated from South High School in 1945. Doris married Louis N. Oliver in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking Sunday dinner for her family and summer gatherings on her backyard patio with family and friends. She lovingly welcomed and would feed anyone who came into her home. Doris kept a meticulous yard and loved gardening. She adored her children and grandchildren and loved to spend time with them, especially weekends in Park City and at the cabin in Bear Lake. She dearly loved her nieces and nephews and their families. She was a member of St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church and served on the Ladies Guild. She was a strong advocate and lobbyist for persons' with special needs. She lovingly took care of her son Steve for 58 years.
She is survived by her 4 children, Connie Richards, (Mike), Chuck Oliver, (Robbyn), Patti Haning, (John), Angie Meredith, (Peter), 9 grandchildren and 11 great grand children. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, son and 3 siblings.
Graveside services will be held Friday, March 4, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E. Dimple Dell Rd. (10600 S.) with a viewing from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the mortuary. Interment at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Utah Special Olympics. Never forget…."Mom knows."
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Published by The Salt Lake Tribune on Mar. 2, 2016.
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Oliver Family,

We were so very saddened to hear of Doris's passing. She always had such a sweet smile and showed kindness to everyone. Our thoughts are with all of you and your families at this time.

Ken & Jean Kitt & Family
Doris Oliver
March 9, 2016
Connie, Chuck, Patti, & Angie,

We want to express our sincere condolences to you and your families. We were saddened to her hear about the loss of sweet Doris. She was a lovely, caring, and thoughtful person. Always had a kind word and a friendly smile. May your hearts find peace and comfort with family and friends. Keep the memories close to your heart. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Randy & Jo Potter
March 4, 2016
Sending lots of love to the family in this difficult time. She'll forever be remembered and in your hearts. Please let us know if you need anything.
Walsh Family
March 3, 2016
I will always remember Doris as my "second Mom." Connie and I grew up together, and I was always welcomed at the Oliver home. She was a wonderful, loving person.
Vicki Nelson Keller
March 2, 2016
Our hearts are breaking for all of you. Son and I loved your mother. We always looked forward to our annual Grandparents lunch with her and Patti. We miss her.

Son and Chris Nguyen
March 2, 2016
Doris was such a sweet person. She is very happy to be reunited with Lou and Steve. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. Shelley B Oliver
Shelley Oliver
March 2, 2016
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