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Ethel (Palmer) Walters

December 10, 1937 ~ January 24, 2018 (age 80)

Ethel Palmer Walters, 80, passed away January 24, 2018 peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family. Born December 10, 1937 in Grantsville, UT to James Hartley and Katie Rose Evans Palmer. She married Floyd Ray Walters in the Salt Lake Temple on June 8, 1956.

Ethel was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister and friend. She taught not only her children, but also her grandchildren the meaning of hard work, appreciation of family and love for our Savior, Jesus Christ.

She was a member of the LDS Church and held various callings; her favorite being a temple worker with her loving husband and eternal companion. She never failed in her devotion to her Savior and always showed unconditional Christlike love to all she came in contact with.

Mom was survived by her seven children and their spouses: Colleen (Rex) Carr, Renee (Paul) Watson, Deonn (Richard) Crossley, Ray (Tracy) Walters, Glen (Lori) Walters, Evelyn (Vernon) Cahoon, Brian (Mindy) Walters. She has 36 Grandchildren, 53 Great Grandchildren and three brothers: James Gaylen Palmer, Lee Jay Palmer, and Claron D. Palmer. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Floyd Ray Walters; parents, James Hartley and Katie Rose Evans Palmer; Sister, Anna Laura Palmer Haines.

Special thanks to Dr. Carolyn Forbes for her love and care.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018 11:00 am at the Erda Ward Church, 323 East Erda Way. Friends may call at the Erda Ward Friday, January 26, from 6-8 p.m. or one hour before services on Saturday. Interment to follow at the Tooele Cemetery.

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