Class of 1945 H.S.



Class of 1945 H.S.'s Website

Alphabetical Alumni

Wilson, Nancy

Nancy Wilson

Class of 1945. Nancy Wilson.

Young, Jacqueline

Young, Jacqueline
Holladay, Utah US

Jackie and Mack Lawrence

Class of 1945. Jackie Young. She married W. Mack Lawrence. Her parents: George Leonard Young and Elsie Irene Torkelson Young. Her sister, Patrica Young VanWagenen, BYH Class of 1947. ~ ~ ~ ~ HER OBITUARY: Jacqueline (Jackie) Young Lawrence, age 82, passed away October 6, 2009 after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. She was born December 26, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, daughter of George L. Young and Elsie T. Young Hummel. In her early growing-up years she lived in Butte Montana, Boise, Idaho and Provo, Utah. She graduated from Brigham Young High School in 1945. She then attended the University of Utah where she graduated in 1949 with her B.S. degree in Sociology. She was affiliated with Alpha Chi Omega sorority. On June 15, 1949 she married W. Mack Lawrence in the Salt Lake Temple; they were married for 60 wonderful years. They are parents of three children, Craig, Deborah and Pamela. They are the grandparents of seven grandsons, three grand-daughters and two great-grand-daughters. Jackie was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in numerous callings, including ward Relief Society President. She loved the youth and influenced many in a positive way in their teenage years. She has a strong unwavering testimony of the teachings of Jesus Christ. Jackie enjoyed many sports, such as bowling, tennis, snow skiing, boating and water skiing. She spent a lot of time at Bear Lake and Lake Powell with her family. She and her dear friend, Mary Jane Latshaw, owned and operated a business, Ear Gear, at Trolley Square for over a decade. Jackie fully supported her husband in his work assignments, his many civic involvements and the multitude of church appointments. Her greatest joy was her family. She was a loving aunt, and very close to each grandchild; she supported and encouraged them regularly. They love her and she them. Jackie is survived by her husband, her children: Craig S. Lawrence (Valerie) of Sandy, Utah; and Pamela L. Castleton (Lane) of Gilbert, Arizona; and their 10 grandchildren, two great-granddaughters and son-in-law Al Poarch. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Patricia VanWagenen, and her daughter Deborah L. Poarch who died on April 24, 2009. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 12 at 12 noon at Mt. Olympus 6th Ward, 4407 S. Fortuna Way (3605 East). Viewing will be held on Sunday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 Highland Dr. and at the chapel prior to funeral services from 10-11:30 a.m. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Perpetual Education Fund, LDS church, or the Huntsman Cancer Institute. [Deseret News, Saturday, October 10, 2009]

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