EAST CARBON - LaVay Mary Poglajen Reynolds passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012 at her home in East Carbon, Utah with her loving husband and family by her side, at the age of 85.
LaVay was born in Columbia, Utah on July 8,1926 to Frank Poglajen and Katherine Delac Poglajen and was one of nine children.
She married Robert F. Reynolds Sr. on Sept. 8, 1946 in Columbia, Utah. Their family consists of two children, eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as the ward librarian for many years. She was also the assistant librarian at East Carbon High School where she enjoyed helping students that attended there to learn and achieve.
LaVay was a loving wife and doting mother. Her greatest joy was loving and serving her husband and family.
Our grandma was the best grandma this world has ever had. Her love for each of us was what made us who we are. She had a special love for each one and made everyone around her feel like they were amazing. She decorated cakes for every occasion and made each one of her family members a complete photo history book. Whatever grandma was doing, it was always something for her family.
She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her.
LaVay is survived by her husband Robert F. Reynolds, East Carbon; her daughter Lynda D. (Barry R.) Norton, Eagle Mountain City; son Robert F. (Sandy L.) Reynolds, Sandy; a brother, Carl M. (Jacquelyn) Poglajen, Billings, Mont; 7 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and many extended family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Frank, Ed, Willie, and Rudy; sisters Zorie, Rose, and Pauline; and a granddaughter, Tami.
Funeral service, Thursday, May 24, 2012, 1 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home (233 E. Main Street) in Price where friends are welcome daily. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home where friends are welcome to share memories of LaVay at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.
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