Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

December 6, 2012
Clara Hill

Obit Clara HillClara Judd Hill passed away peacefully at the home of family on the morning of Dec. 3. She was survived by her two sons, Nathan Dopp (Sandra) and Stephen Orgill (Pamela), numerous stepchildren, nine grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband Joseph Hill, parents William and Bessie Judd, brother George Judd, and sisters Ruth King and Margaret Van Noy. Claire was born Jan. 19, 1923 in Grantsville. She graduated from Grantsville High School in 1940. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in the Central States Mission as a young adult. As an adult she later served a genealogical mission in Oakland, Calif. In addition, she later served as a temple worker in the Jordan River Temple baptistery for nine years. She was retired from the Alameda County Health Department where she worked as a heath center manager. In 2001, she married her friend, missionary companion and eternal companion Joseph Hill. She had missed Joe greatly in the past two years since his passing. Claire had a great love for genealogy and family. She enjoyed the abundant time she had throughout her life with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved to keep current with the news and had a passion for local and world events. She intended to continue this passion by voting in numerous upcoming elections over the years in key swing states. Claire will be missed immensely by many family and friends who knew her. She will also be celebrated in her long-awaited reunion with many of those close to her whom she had loved and lost over the years. Funeral services will be held in her honor Dec. 8 at noon at the LDS chapel at 1272 E. Walden Lane in Draper. There will be a viewing prior to services at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Grantsville City Cemetery. Special thanks to Pam Orgill for her loving care in the final years of Claire’s life. Family would also like to thank Jodi Swayt, Brittany Daw and Amanda Farish for their compassionate service. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 277-0050.

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