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Judi Reyns (VanVleet)

Judi Reyns (VanVleet)

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12/11/10 06:53 PM #1    

Garth Westover

Obituary - Judi Reyns

Judi R. VanVleet

Sun, Nov 17, 2002

SOUTH OGDEN - Judi Reyns VanVleet, 59, died Friday, November 15, 2002 at McKay-Dee Hospital of an aggressive form of brain cancer.

She was born February 8, 1943 in Ogden, a daughter of A. William and Ruth Marion Charlesworth Reyns.

On November 27, 1963, Judi married Terry John VanVleet in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

She was a lifelong resident of Ogden. She graduated from Weber State University with an associates degree, from the University of Utah with a bachelors degree in nursing, and from B.Y.U. with a masters degree in nursing. She was a registered nurse and nursing instructor at Weber State University.

Judi was in the nursing profession for 30 years and had an impact on the education and training of every nursing student at Weber State University. She was an advocate for her students and took a personal interest in their lives.

Judi was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the American Nurses Association and an active board member of the Utah Nurses Association. She was also a member of the Junior League of Ogden, Otyakwa Sorority, and the Ogden Golf and Country Club.

Judi was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Surviving are her husband, Terry, of Ogden; three sons, Terry Jr. (Laura) VanVleet, Mt. Pleasant, SC; John (Natalie) VanVleet, Paul, ID; Jason VanVleet, Ogden; and four grandchildren, Madison, Alexa, Vanessa and Jacob VanVleet.

Judi is also survived by her parents, A. William and Ruth Reyns, one brother and two sisters, Bill Reyns Jr., Shannon (Leonard) Hoskins, and Ruth (Mike) Ayers, all of Ogden; and her sister-in-law, Janet Reyns, also of Ogden.

Preceding her in death were her grandparents.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Burch Creek 7th Ward Chapel.

Interment, Lindquist"s Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Utah Nurses Foundation.


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