Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 15, 2013
Colleen S. DeLaMare

Obit Colleen DeLaMareColleen S. DeLaMare passed away peacefully on Jan. 13 in Tooele. She was born to Eugene Speirs Stewart and Edla Johnson Stewart in Grantsville on April 9, 1926. She graduated from Tooele High School in 1944. She attended the University of Utah for one year and then Henager’s Business College where she became a stenographer. On Aug. 9, 1946, she married A. Jay DeLaMare and supported him through undergraduate school at the University of Utah and also through graduate school in Cleveland, Ohio, while studying dentistry. Colleen became the secretary for the dean of the medical school for four years. She and her husband returned to Tooele in June of 1955. Colleen was very active in the community. She served as a Tooele City councilwoman from 1977 to 1997 and also served on the Tooele County Board of Health from 1987 to 1995. Colleen was an avid traveler and enjoyed many trips to different countries. She enjoyed many social activities and spending quality time with her granddaughters. She is survived by her husband Dr. A. Jay DeLaMare, daughter Julie (Ron) Shubert, son-in-law Kevin Russell, granddaughter Kelli (Brian) McCarthy, granddaughter Nichole Russell (Cameren Ratcliffe), sister Donna (Timmer) McKendrick, brother Ferrell Stewart, and many nieces and nephews. A viewing will be held Jan. 18 at the Tooele South Stake Center, 1025 Southwest Drive in Tooele, from 10 to 11:45 a.m. The funeral will be at noon. Interment will be held at the Tooele City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity. The family would like to send a special thank you to the Rocky Mountain Care Facility, Mountain West Medical Center, and Dr. Jay Spector for the kind and compassionate care of Colleen.

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