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Norma June Gee

June 20, 1925 — August 5, 2015

Norma June Clark Gee

“NJ”

1925 – 2015

Norma June Clark Gee, age 90, passed away on August 5, 2015, in her home in Holladay, Utah, from causes incident to cancer.  She was born on June 20, 1925 in Etna, Star Valley, Wyoming to her parents, Henry Toles Clark and Lydia Adelia Peterson Clark.

Norma June’s birth was in a log cabin, she and her mother being alone, her father having gone by horseback for a midwife.  She grew up on the family farm; their home was without indoor plumbing or electricity.  Her early education was in a two-room school house in Etna; subsequently, she graduated from Star Valley High School.  At age 17 she came to Salt Lake City for employment, living at the Beehive House.

As a young woman, Norma June served as an LDS missionary in the Central States Mission and later as a Temple Worker.  She attended USU, BYU, and the U of U, where she was also employed as a secretary in the President’s office.

In 1954, she met Raymond W. Gee, who affectionately calls her “NJ”; they were married on November 10, 1955, in the Salt Lake Temple.  They have been blessed with six children:  Barbara (Tom) King; Karen (Kevin) Andrews; Stephen C. Gee; Linda Gee; Diane (Michael) Jensen; and Carla Gee;  eleven grandchildren: Lauren King, Jordan King, Corbin King (serving in the Brazil Piracicaba Mission), Mason King;  Kortni (Derek) Hobson, Karli (Nick) Martineau, Kara (Dane) Bjorklund, Kolette Andrews;  Hanne Jensen, Brigham Jensen, Anders Jensen  and two great grandchildren.

Norma June was a very spiritual person, having a firm testimony of the Gospel which she bore in word and example.  She loved the scriptures and was steadfast in her faith as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

She was a guide on Temple Square and with her husband served as CES missionaries in the Arizona Tempe Mission.

Her church service included Ward Relief Society President, Young Women’s President, Relief Society Teacher numerous times, Stake and Ward Young Women’s Athletic Director, and a Ward Primary Counselor.  However, to her, her greatest callings were wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren; sisters: Ann Sorenson,  Nelda (Lynn) Loftus;  sister-in-law: Lenore Clark. Preceded in death by her parents, brothers:  Lyle Clark, Dale Clark, Vern Clark; and sisters: Laura Trowbridge, Oreen Clark, and Eula Harrison.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 12:00 noon at the Salt Lake Olympus Stake Center, 2675 East 4430 South, Holladay, Utah.   Viewings will be held at the same location on Wednesday evening, August 12, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., and from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. on August 13, prior to the services. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

Donations in her honor may be sent payable to C.O.P. fbo Temple Building Fund – Star Valley Wyoming Temple, 50 East North Temple, SLC, UT 84150 or online.

Instructions for online donation for Star Valley, Wyoming Temple

Click on the link below

https://www.ldsphilanthropies.org/donations/lds-church/ldsp.html?cid=LDSMemoria

In the ‘Search additional funds’ search Temple Building Fund and click ‘add’.
The Temple Building Fund option is added to the option list . Enter donation amount.
Check ‘In Memoriam’ box; fill in accordingly.
Click on the ‘Add Comment’ box with a note specifying the Star Valley, Wyoming Temple
Click ‘continue’ and make the donation by credit card, Echeck or Paypal ACH.


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