Marcella Eliza Andersen Snow passed away March 12, 2012 at Moab Regional hospital, surrounded by her family.
Marcella was born Nov. 16, 1917 to Andrew Ludwig and Hetty Guymon Andersen in Huntington, Utah. A tiny blonde girl full of spunk and sweetness, she was raised on a farm, doing many chores and working hard for the family.
She graduated from North Emery High School, and following high school attended BYU. After a year at BYU she served a mission in the North Western States Mission, where she served for two years in Washington State and Vancouver, Canada. She married Erwin Lamph Snow on June 20, 1941.
Learning to play the piano became a lifelong love, which brought her and others much enjoyment. Always faithful to the gospel, she has been an inspiration to all who have known her. Love for family was her greatest joy, taking pride in all their accomplishments and talents.
She is survived by two childrenm Tom (Jean) Snow and Sue Walts (Kerry) Rasmussen;10 grandchildren, Wade (Tammy) Snow, Wendy (John) Riding, Ted Snow, Brady Snow, Holly (Charlie) Bramwell, Rachel (Brian) Schaad, Trena Snow, Cade Snow, Bryce Snow and Tyler Snow; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Erwin; two children, Bill Snow and Levy Snow; four brothers; and a son-in-law, Victor George Walts.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 2 p.m. A viewing will be held Friday, March 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. and again one hour before the service. All services will be held at the Moab LDS Stake Center, 710 Locust Lane.
A special thanks to Wade, Tammy, Ted and Mylene Snow for their care, and for the concern and love that was shown by neighbors and friends. We thank them all for the many years of service to our sweet little mother. We would also like thank Moab Regional Hospital and Grand County hospice for all their kindness and care.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.SpanishValleyMortuary.com.