Malad City, Idaho. Sarah Ann “Aniece” Parkinson Alder, longtime Malad resident passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 17th , following a short illness. Born December 4, 1925, Wellsville, Utah, the youngest daughter of LeRoy Woodward and Violet Cooper Parker Parkinson. She attended Elementary and Junior High in Wellsville, and attended South Cache High School, Hyrum, Utah. Married Kay Campbell Alder in the Logan LDS Temple on September 8, 1943. They lived in Providence, Utah, moving to Malad City in 1949. With the exception of “snow-birding” in Yuma, Arizona for several winters, she considered herself a Malad City resident for more than 60 years.
Active Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, she served in many positions throughtout her life. She was a loving wife,
Mother and Grandmother who delighted in pleasing them all. Cooking and various needle workings were among her favorite ways to please. She
will be greatly missed.
Aniece is survived by her husband, Kay, a son, Mark (Irene) Alder (Malad, ID) and 3 daughters, Lynda (Rick) Holbrook (Salt Lake City, UT), Janice
(Sheldon) Vaughan (Malad, ID), and Karen (Tim) Williams (Smithfield, UT), 14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death
by a son, Leon Brent “Lonie”Alder, and a great-grandson, her parents, 3 sisters, and 4 brothers.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 21st in the Malad 4th Ward Chapel, 60 South 100 West at 12 noon. Friends may call on Friday
evening from 6 PM – 8 PM at the Horsley Funeral Home, 132 West 300 North, and at the 4th ward chapel, on Saturday for one hour prior to the
services. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers a donation to your favorite charity in “Aniece’s” name be made.
Malad LDS 4th Ward Chapel – May 21, 2011
Bishop Michael Williams presiding
AT THE FUNERAL HOME
Family Prayer – Brandon Vaughan, grandson
AT THE CHAPEL
Prelude and Postlude – Carla Williams
Chorister – Irene Alder, daughter-in-law
Invocation – Kameron Alder, grandson
Life Sketch – Linda Alder, daughter
Violin Medley – Ashlyn Anderson, great-granddaughter, acc. by Carla Williams
Speaker – Sheldon Vaughan, son-in-law
Vocal Quartet – Mark Alder, Brian Jeppsen, Jeff Richins & Jay Hansen, acc. by Carla Williams
Speaker – Grant Parkinson, Jr., nephew
Remarks – Bishop Michael Williams
Benediction – Bryson Vaughan, grandson
Malad City Cemetery
Dedicatory Prayer – Mark Alder, son
Malad 4th Ward Relief Society, LaRee Sperry, president