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Leta Wright BatemanNovember 17, 1927 ~ October 18, 2017 (age 89)
Leta Wright Bateman
Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away October 18, 2017 at the age of 89. Leta was born November 17, 1927 in Magna, Utah to Charles and Winnie Wright. She graduated from Cyprus High School. She married her eternal companion, Douglas Myron Bateman January 24, 1947. Together they raised two daughters and four sons. Leta was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints where she served in many church callings. She especially loved all her relief society callings, and her associations with many friends and neighbors. Leta was a hairdresser in Tooele for many years, where many of her friends were served. She loved working with her hands and was always busy knitting, crocheting, quilting or working with a variety of crafts. She blessed many of her family and friends with personally crafted gifts until late in life. Family events and special occasions were always of utmost importance to her. She and Doug were always avid BYU fans, whatever the sport.
She is survived by one sister, Dee (Ralph Fullmer) Provo; her six children, Gloria (Isaac “Ike”) Ferguson, Kaysville; Larry (Sherrie) Bateman Layton; Eileen (David) Risley, Rochester, Illinois; Myron (Miriam) Bateman, Tooele; Curtis (Mary) Bateman, Lehi; and Boyd (Ronda) Bateman, Kaysville; Her posterity includes 38 Grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Leta is preceded in death by her parents, 5 siblings, her husband Douglas, three granddaughters and three grandsons.
Funeral services will be held on October 21, 2017 11:00 am at the Tooele Skyline Ward, 777 Skyline Drive, Tooele, Utah. A viewing will be held from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Burial will take place at the Valley View Memorial Park, 4335 W 4100 S, West Valley City.