Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

July 7, 2020
Martha Ann Critchlow

Obit Martha Ann Critchlow1932 – 2020

Devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, Martha Ann Critchlow passed away July 3, 2020. She was born on Jan. 22, 1932, to Wilford Bridge Clark and Ivy Rebecca Crowther Clark in Coalville, Utah.

She married her lifelong companion, Lyle Critchlow on Sept. 1, 1949. They were sealed for all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple on April 5, 2019. They are the parents of one girl and eight boys: Becci (John) Goodman, Norman, Nolan (Lisa), Ned (Sandy), Neil (Diane), Norris, Neldon (Teri), Nathan (Teddie), and Nyle (Jennifer). Their posterity also includes 38 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren. She was a favorite aunt, friend and neighbor.

To Martha, her family was the most important thing in her life. She was also a mother beyond her family. She welcomed everyone into her life and into her home. She was a wonderful cook and always had room at her table for anyone who was there at mealtime.

Martha was an excellent seamstress and used her talents to benefit her own family as well as many others, including children who participated in riding clubs through the years. 

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; siblings; in-laws, Lucian and Irma Critchlow; daughter, Becci; son, Norman; daughter-in-law, Lisa; granddaughters, Holly and Kara; grandson, Trever; great-granddaughter, Gracie; and adopted son Ed Clark.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 11 a.m., in the Grantsville West Stake Center, 115 Cherry St. A viewing will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., prior to services at the stake center. Burial will follow in the Grantsville City Cemetery in the care of Dalton-Hoopes Funeral Home.

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