December 23, 1920 - March 21, 2016
December 23, 1920 ~ March 21, 2016 Shirley Barbara Labrum, "Babs", age 95, passed away on March 21, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Shirley's husband, Willard Done Labrum, had recently passed away six weeks following his 100th birthday. Shirley was born December 23, 1920 in Salt Lake City, the youngest of three daughters. She grew up in Garfield, UT where her Father was a Deputy Sheriff. She graduated from East High School at age 14. Shirley graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Utah at the age of eighteen. She studied medicine, worked for the telephone company and graduated from medical school at the age of 24. She was in the first graduating class of the U of U Medical School and one of only three women to graduate in 1944. She met her future husband, Willard, in a chemistry class. They were married April 5, 1946 and later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. Shirley earned a master's degree in Public Health at Yale University. She later worked for more than 20 years at the Student Health Center at the U of U, eventually becoming the director. Shirley was a compassionate physician and helped many people, including her own family members. She was a dedicated mother and a great friend to many. She had a love for the arts and travel. She will be greatly missed. Shirley is survived by her children - Barbara (Shelby) Rogers, Clark (Bonnie) Labrum, Janet (Keith) Jepsen, Carla Burdette, Kathy (Jim) Deans, 22 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2016. 2895 E Creek Road (8115 S), Brighton 4th Ward, with a viewing from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Interment will be Monday, March 28 at 12:00 p.m. at the Utah Veterans Cemetery, 11711 S Redwood Rd.
December 23, 1920 ~ March 21, 2016 Shirley Barbara Labrum, "Babs", age 95, passed away on March 21, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Shirley's husband, Willard Done Labrum, had recently passed away six weeks following his 100th birthday. Shirley... View Obituary & Service Information
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December 23, 1920 ~ March 21, 2016
Shirley Barbara Labrum, "Babs",...
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