October 31, 1946 - July 13, 2016
Kathleen Abrams Ewell, 69, was born October 31, 1946 in Logan, UT to Lucile Marie Pixton Abrams and Milton Charles Abrams. She was the second of three children. As a child she lived with her family in Cache and Salt Lake valleys. She enjoyed theater, poetry, and spending time with her cousins. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Utah State University and spent time teaching in Utah, Arizona, Oregon, and Idaho. She loved educating and took a personal interest in all of her students. Her greatest joy came from being a mother and grandmother. She gave birth to five children: Bryon, Nathan, Laura, Kenton, and Celeste. Through marriage she was gifted to mother seven other children: John, Jason, Jennifer, Richard, Teresa, Clinton, and Trudi. She had 28 grandchildren. In 1986 she met and married her eternal sweetheart, David Leavitt Ewell. On their first anniversary July 11, 1987 they were sealed in the Jordan River Temple. She had a deep testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It provided strength, guidance, and inspiration throughout her life. She spent many years in the service of her family, church, friends, and neighbors. Her love and compassion enriched and changed many lives. She was preceded in death by her beloved David. She is survived by her children Bryon (Mishawn) Merrill, Nathan (Anna) Merrill, Laura (Jeremy) Vincent, Kenton (Lanie) Beckstead, Celeste Butterfield, and Richard (Chris) Ewell, Teresa Ewell, Clinton (Clara) Ewell, Trudi (Brad) Baker. Surviving grandchildren are; Cordell, Marcus, Michelle, Alexander, Jacob, Kenyon, Emmagrace, Iniko, Willow, Isabella, Braitton, Luke, Jaron, Naomi, Elijah, Taelynn, Jada, Martin, Lilah-Rose, Zander, Samuel, Maximus, Carrie, Marinda, Sawyer, Brody, Braven, and Zaybri. Surviving siblings are; Douglas (Kathy) Abrams, Sharon (Jack) Jenks, Barbara Jensen, Walter (Florence) Ewell, Harriet (Ramon) Swapp. She is also survived by a very dear friend, Russell Burnham. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2016 at the Mt. Jordan 2nd Ward, 9331 South 300 East in Sandy. A viewing will be held at the church Sunday, July 17th, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. and Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. where friends and family can call before the service. Interment will follow at West Jordan City Cemetery. Arrangements by Serenity Funeral Directors.
Kathleen Abrams Ewell, 69, was born October 31, 1946 in Logan, UT to Lucile Marie Pixton Abrams and Milton Charles Abrams. She was the second of three children. As a child she lived with her family in Cache and Salt Lake valleys. She enjoyed... View Obituary & Service Information
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