Elaine (Simpson) Ash

August 13, 1939 ~ June 21, 2021 (age 81)

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 Elaine Simpson Ash, 81 of Orem, UT, passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021.  Elaine was born on August 13, 1939 in Springville, UT, to Francis Louis and Catherine Faye Simpson.  She married Joseph Lee Ash on January 22, 1958 in the Salt Lake City Temple.  He preceded her in death on August 18, 2006.

There were many things mom could do in life and she was admired for her abilities. She was a loving mother to all of her children. She carried a light of Christ to help us as children to grow individually.  She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  Her favorite calling was serving in the Young Womens organization.  Mom loved sports, cooking and serving her family.

Elaine is survived by her children: Christine (Don) Pead; Kevin Ash; Ron (Lee) Ash.  9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph, daughter Roseann and son Steven.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 26 at the Suncrest 2nd Ward Chapel at 140 North 400 West, Orem, UT.  A viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 25 at Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State Street, Orem, Utah and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery.

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Recording of Service

 Service Program


June 25, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sundberg - Olpin Mortuary 495 South State Street, Orem

Daytime Viewing
June 26, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
LDS Chapel 140 North 400 West
140 North 400 West
Orem, UT 84057

Funeral Service
June 26, 2021

11:00 AM
LDS Chapel 140 North 400 West
140 North 400 West
Orem, UT 84057

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