Ilene Howes Blood passed away in her home on October 29, 2021 surrounded by her family. Ilene was born on June 6, 1948 in Richfield, Utah to Angus LaVee and Raeala Brown Howes. She was the oldest of 6 daughters. Her younger sisters are Ireta King (deceased), Ethellynn Sims, Becky Cornelius, Glenna Kennedy, and Calene Francisco.
Ilene graduated from Piute High School in 1966. She married Layne Blood on November 27, 1968 in the St. George Temple. Ilene was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She actively served in the Church throughout her life, and her favorite callings were working with the children in Primary. Ilene and Layne lived in Cedar City for the first 14 years of their marriage. They have lived in Angle, Utah for the past 39 years, where they raised their family. Ilene worked faithfully beside her husband throughout her life. She loved to serve others. Ilene was most happy when she was surrounded by her grandchildren and supporting them in their activities.
Ilene is survived by her husband, Layne; and her two children, Michelle (Brandon) Benson, Taylorsville; and Travas (Monique) Blood, Angle. She has 9 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister.
The funeral will be held in the Antimony LDS Chapel on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 11:00 am where friends may call from 9:00-10:30 am. Burial will be in the Blood Family Cemetery in Angle, Utah. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com