ELEANOR COLTON
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Walker Sanderson Funeral Home - Orem
646 East 800 North
Orem, UT

Eleanor Ricks Colton  
Eleanor Ricks Colton, 90, a long time resident of Bethesda Maryland died on September 19, 2021, due to causes related to Alzheimer's Disease and age. Born in Hibbard, Idaho on August 21, 1931 to Thomas Emerson Ricks and Annie Hutchings. A 1953 graduate from the University of Utah, she married Sterling Don Colton in 1954. She moved to Maryland in 1966 and was active in both local and regional assignments in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was active in her neighborhood and community. She is survived by her daughter Carolyn Colton of Bethesda Maryland; her three sons and their wives, Sterling David and Julie Haycock Colton of Orem, Utah; Bradley Hugh and Melanie Farrell Colton of Midway Utah; and Steven Ricks and Jeri Cash Colton of Johns Creek Georgia. She has 17 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren. Memorial Services will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021, 12:30 p.m. in Orem, Utah. For more details and to view a live broadcast go to www.walkersanderson.com where condolences may also be given.
Published by The Washington Post on Sep. 29, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
30
Visitation
6:30p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Walker Sanderson Funeral Home
646 East 800 North, Orem, UT
Oct
2
Service
12:30p.m.
Sharon Stake Center
545 South 800 East, Orem, UT
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I want to thank Bishop and Sister Colton for their outstanding service in the Washington, DC Singles Ward and as President and Matron of the Washington Temple. With love and sympathy to Carolyn and family.
Carmen Gonzalez from the Chevy Chase Ward
Other
October 2, 2021
To the family, I would like to extend my condolences to you. Losing a loved one in death breaks our heart. Please know that you can find comfort and strength in God. Isa. 41:10 says he will hold on to you with his right hand of righteousness. Cherish the loving memories.
VM
September 28, 2021
Love Marianne and Bry Foulger
September 27, 2021
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