Obituary of Laura Webb Tanner (1921 - 1992)
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OBITUARY OF LAURA WEBB TANNER
LAURA WEBB TANNER, 71, died Friday, October 30, 1992, of causes incident to age, at her home in Orem.
She was born May 4, 1921, in Richmond, Utah, to J. Walter and LaPreal Buxton Webb. She married George Woolf Tanner in the Logan LDS Temple. She was raised and educated in Cache County and graduated from North Cache High School, LDS Seminary, and Excelcis Beauty College in Ogden.
She was an active member of the LDS Church having served in several leadership positions including Relief Society, Primary, Scouting, Social Committees, and Temple Work.
She took great pride in her family. Her husband, children, and grandchildren were the light of her life. She especially enjoyed teaching songs to her grandchildren.
She served a genealogy mission and compiled many life histories and family records throughout her life. She was meticulous in her research.
Family and holiday traditions were a high priority. She took extra efforts to provide joy and happiness to her family and entertaining guests was her great pleasure.
She has been employed by Hill Air Force Base, Utah State University, Weber State College, and Utah Technical College. She had lived in Orem since 1969.
Her survivors include her husband of Orem; three sons and two daughters; Craig M. Tanner of Salt Lake City, Stephen W. Tanner of Roy, Jean Tanner of Orem, Wayne G. Tanner of Provo, and Kara Tanner Chai of Orem, also 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Additional survivors include two brothers; Lyle B. Webb of Bountiful and J. Kenneth Webb of Smithfield. She was preceded in death by two brothers; A. Leon Webb and Merlin W. Webb, one sister; Phyllis Webb Taylor and one grandchild; Michael Joshua Chai.
Friends and family may call at the Sundberg Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State Street, Orem, on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services at the Stake Center. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, November 3, at 11 a.m. at the Orem East Stake Center, 600 North 800 East in Orem. Burial will be in the Orem City Cemetery.