Wednesday , May 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Marjorie Vowles Strand was born on October 24, 1922, in Tooele, Utah, to Albert Orval Vowles and Amy Orme Vowles. At the age of five, her family moved to Ogden, Utah, where she attended Dee Elementary, Central Junior High and Ogden High School.
Marjorie loved literature and attended Weber College and Brigham Young University, graduating with a degree in English in 1944.
While attending Weber College, she met Harold Strand and they began a courtship that blossomed, sometimes over long distances during World War II. While Harold was home on leave from the U.S. Navy, they married in the LDS Logan Temple on August 14, 1944, "VJ Day." They made their home first in Ogden and then became long time residents of Pleasant View, Utah.
Marjorie was manager of the Weber College Bookstore and College Inn and later as head of the circulation department at the Ogden City Carnegie Library. She served on the Pleasant View Planning Commission, the Board of the North View Senior Citizens Center, and a 4-H leader for many years.
Marjorie was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings, her favorite, as a teacher. She was an avid genealogist. Marjorie was a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Fidelis Literary Club.
Marjorie and Harold are the loving and caring parents of three children: Erik, Rebecca (Don Powell) and Jeffrey (Jolene Bischoff). She is the grandmother of 11 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. She is survived by a brother, Dr. Keith Vowles; sister-in-laws, Beverly Malan Strand and Mae Strand Roberts; and brother-in-law, Don Roberts
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Strand; sister, Norma McKay; brother, Robert Vowles; and son, Erik Harold Strand.
The family would like to express sincere appreciation to her friends and acquaintances for their many years of friendship. We express a special thanks and tribute to the staff of Quail Meadow Assisted Living for their compassion, care and love, for our mother.
Funeral Services for Marjorie Strand will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 2 p.m at the Cold Water Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 770 E. 2100 N., Ogden, Utah. A viewing will held Friday, May 18, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Aaron's Mortuary located at 496 24th Street, Ogden, Utah, and also before the funeral services on Saturday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Cold Water Stake Center. Interment, Ogden City Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: