Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

August 27, 2013
Amy Chidester

Obit Amy ChidesterAmy Rachel Chidester passed away peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 22 while on a business trip in Florida. Amy was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was the general manager of the Walmart Supercenter in Page, Ariz., and had recently been an assistant manager in the Tooele Walmart. Amy earned a bachelor’s degree from Weber State University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Amy was born in Salt Lake City Oct. 25, 1971 and raised in Grantsville by her loving parents, Daniel and Nancy Butcher. She was the fourth of nine children; Rebekah (Brent) Lowe, Isaac David (deceased), Bruce (Tanya), Mathew (Natalynn), Andrew (Kimberlee), Peter (Shawna), Helen Hare, and Lilli (Micheal) Burkhard. She was married to Abdenabi Benchehda on Feb. 14, 1993 and their son Ahmed was born July 24, 1996. They divorced after 10 years of marriage.  Amy later married David A. Chidester Dec. 28, 2002. Amy and Dave have three daughters Bethany, Audra Jean (9), and Sarah Rachel (6). Her fundraising efforts for Shriner’s hospital and community efforts were well recognized.  She served in the embassy in country of Oman and managed Western Pacific Airlines terminal in San Diego. Amy enjoyed singing, playing the flute, and dancing in the Butcher Band performances. She also taught flute and piano lessons. Funeral services will be held at the Page Arizona 11th Ward on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 11 a.m. Funeral services will also be held in Tooele at 777 Skyline Drive, Friday, Aug. 30 at noon. There will be a viewing at the church Thursday night at 7 p.m. and one hour before the services.

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