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Leila (Butler) Riding

August 22, 1924 ~ January 18, 2018 (age 93)

Dear Leila Butler Riding returned to her Heavenly Home on January 18, 2018 at the age of 93. Leila resided in Grantsville Utah. She was born in Grantsville in her families pioneer adobe home on August 22,1924 to Richard Ellis Butler and Clara Leone Sandberg Butler.

After graduating from Grantsville High School, she worked at the Tooele, Army Depot. Leila married Jack Riding on March 5, 1946. The marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on June 10, 1977.

Leila was an expert at making any house into a beautiful, loving home. She was a wonderful homemaker, cook, and seamstress. With Jack being in the Navy they lived in many states throughout their married life, but Grantsville was always home.

After retiring there, she loved spending time with her grandchildren, extended family and friends. Her sweet spirit will be greatly missed. Leila is survived by 3 children, Constance McKeon, Janette McKeon (Tim), and Jack Ellis Riding (Lorraine), 15 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 1:00 at the LDS Chapel at 81 Church Street, Grantsville Utah. A viewing will be held at noon. Interment: Grantsville Cemetery.

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