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Friday, January 27, 2012

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Martha Brothersen

September 12, 1917  ~  January 23, 2012

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Martha Webb Francom Brothersen passed away at home in Mt. Pleasant, UT January 23, 2012 at the age of 94. She was born September 12, 1917 to John Leonard and Dulcie May Webb Francom in Lehi, UT. She married Charles F. Brothersen September 9, 1942 in Malad, Idaho. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple February 21, 1949. Charles passed away January 19, 2004.
Martha had a great love of learning, graduating from Utah State University. This gave her the opportunity to teach school in Denver, CO; Fairview, UT; North Sanpete High School and in Davis county. She was an avid reader all her life. She was a devoted member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served all her life in many capacities. She had a trained singing voice and sang in many choruses and groups. She was a member of DUP in Layton and Mt. Pleasant. She spent 20 years after retirement as a tour guide at the Beehive House in Salt Lake. She learned to snow-ski in her 50's and loved camping with her family. Martha loved to travel and toured many places in the U.S. as well as three trips to Europe and many to Central America.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Charles, sisters Phyllis Christensen and Beth Tolley, brother Paul Francom.
She is survived by children Charlene (Kenneth) Palmer of Mt. Pleasant, UT; Carl Brothersen of Logan, UT; and Bruce (Becky) Brothersen of Brigham City, UT; 21 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren and brother Alan (Connie) Francom.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 30th at 1:00 p.m. in the Mt. Pleasant Stake Center (295 South State). Viewings at the church will be held Sunday from 6-8 p.m. and from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. preceding the services. She will be laid to rest at her husband's side in the Mt. Pleasant cemetery. Online condolences available atwww.rasmussenmortuary.com

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