Yukon Griffin Norman, 95, passed away April 26, 2018 in Redmond, at her daughter Lana’s house surrounded by her family. She was born January 24,1923 in Escalante, to Joseph Andrew and Rebecca Roundy Griffin. She was the sixth of seven children. She married John Ellis Norman, January 27,1947 in Richfield. On May 19, 1982 they were sealed in the St. George Temple. He preceded her in death May 9, 1981.
Best known for her quilts, Yukon’s quilts were beautiful works of art. She was always willing to help others learn. She helped everybody who needed help from marking quilts to doing the bindings. She received many awards for her work and was also recognized by Better Housekeeping and Quilts of America for her work.
Yukon also loved yard work and had beautiful flowers. She shared starts of roses and iris with everyone who came by. She loved to play the piano and sing. She was very musical. She loved to visit with people who came by. Family and friends were very important to her.
Survived by her daughters: Linda Overall, Salina; Lana (Steve) Roberts, Redmond; Debbie Eiman, Frisco, TX; Janalee (Steve) Colby, Salina; and Moniece (Larry) Tackett, Redmond; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren; sister, LaRae (Marion) Allen, LaVerkin.
Proceeded in death by parents; sons: Larry John and Dee Lynn; daughters, Becky Castleman and Kim Norman;.sons-in-law, David Eiman and Delmas Overall; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters.
The family would like to express their appreciation to everyone at The Mission at Community Living for the special care, love and friendship they gave to Mother during her stay with them.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the Escalante Stake Center, where friends may call for viewing from 11:00 to 12:30. Burial will be in the Escalante Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com