Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

May 21, 2013
Georgia D. Daffern

Obit Georgia DaffernOct. 17, 1926 – May 16, 2013

“Georgia D” Daffern, 86, of Lake Point, died May 16 at Mountain West Medical Center in Tooele. The viewing will be held at 10 a.m. on May 25 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Lake Point Ward building, 1350 E. Canyon Road in Lake Point. Services will start at 11 a.m. Georgia will be laid to rest at the Lake Point Cemetery. Georgia was born Georgia D. Newland on Oct. 17, 1926 in Inglewood, Calif., the daughter of Georgia and Wilford Newland. She married Earl G. Daffern on June 15, 1945 in Gardena, Calif., and they were sealed together on July 29, 1947 in the St. George Temple in St. George. She moved to Lake Point in early 1998 with her husband Earl and their son Timothy and his family. Georgia enjoyed many things in her later years. Among these were visiting her family, watching old movies, reading scriptures, traveling by RV, visiting the temple, lunches with her friends, playing with her great-grandchildren, serving others, doing genealogy work and organizing family gatherings. Throughout her life she was a loving and devoted wife and mother. Georgia is preceded in death by her husband Earl G. Daffern, her youngest son Timothy W. Daffern, and her younger sister Patricia Springer. Georgia is survived by her brother Wayne Newland, sister Norma Newland Pierce, children E. Sharon Daffern Albert (Buck) of Boring, Ore.; Linda E. Daffern Estes of Plummer, Idaho; Gary G. Daffern (Brenda) of Provo; Daniel J. Daffern, (Debbie) of Athol, Idaho; Christine A. Daffern Jones, (Ken) of Alpine; Loretta M. Daffern Musgrave, (Scott) of Orofino, Idaho; daughter-in-law Lori A. Overton Daffern of Lake Point; 39 grandchildren and 88 great-grandchildren.

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