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Sheila (Woolsey) Faulkner

June 5, 1926 ~ February 26, 2018 (age 91)
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Sheila Faulkner

Escalante, Utah

Sheila Woolsey Faulkner, 91, passed away February 26, 2018 in West Jordan. She was born June 5, 1926 in Salt Lake City to Parley and Mary Hale Woolsey. Later after retiring she moved to Escalante to explore her roots.

An outdoors woman, Sheila loved horses from the time she was a young girl and she began painting horses in her teens. She has many of her paintings on display in the Fairview Museum. She graduated from the University of Utah with high honors in 1947. She was an Art and Utah History teacher and taught many years at Irving Junior High School. She was a history buff, she loved Utah history.

She married Robert Faulkner after moving to Escalante and they shared a love of horses. He preceded her in death along with her sisters: Enid Johnston, Vevedeen Hill and Lael Hill. She is survived by her two brothers: Mark (Karen) Woolsey, James (Tonya) Woolsey, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Escalante Utah Cemetery. Friends and family may visit at the Escalante LDS Chapel, 80 South Center Street from 10:00 to 10:45 am. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at

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