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Liela Nielson Lovell

Leila Nielson Lovell, age 89, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born February 12, 1926 to Edgar & Twiss Roper Nielson. She married Owen Leoyd Lovell February 6, 1948 in the Manti Temple. He preceded her in death on May 29, 1993.

Leila graduated from Delta High School and was a member of the Lions Club. She served in various callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She especially loved her widows home evening group and enjoyed serving others.

Leila is survived by eight children: Lauralee (Craig) Brunson of Spanish Fork, UT; Stanton (Cindy) Lovell of Delta, UT; Mark (Rachel) Lovell of Aurora, UT; Nanette (Andy) Anderson of Tyler, TX; Vance (Marsha) Lovell of Delta, UT; Darla (Greg) Chappell of Oak City, UT; Garth (Taffy) Lovell of Pleasant Grove, UT; Mona (Doug) Wells of Hanksville, UT; 36 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; one brother: Delynn Nielson of Salt Lake City, UT. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and five siblings: Lorna, Ivan, Gordon, Ted & Cleo.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, March 2, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Delta 3rd and 4th ward building (197 South 300 West). Viewing will be held Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM both at the Delta 3rd and 4th ward building. Interment will be at the Oak City Cemetery under the care of Olpin Stevens Funeral Home. Online condolences can be offered at www.olpinstevensfuneralhome.com.

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We're so sorry for your loss. Leila was always a warm and welcoming person. We'll miss her kindness. When she and Ava got together, they had the best stories! I loved listening to them.
Lots of love, Floyd and Lynn Anderson

Floyd and Lynn Anderson Mar 1 2015 12:00 AM

Just want to extend our sincere condolences to the the family and our cousins in the passing of of their mom and our aunt. She always had the answers about her parents and siblings whenever we needed that knowledge. She will be missed so much. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Crandall & Guin Mar 1 2015 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear of sweet Leila's passing. She was an amazing lady.
Deepest Sympathies
Anita & Dave Hahn

Anita Hahn Feb 28 2015 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Liela.
Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.
Your Mam was a wonderful lady and always made us feel very welcome when we visited on vacation from Ireland.
You are in our prayers.
God Bless Mrs L.
Danny & Jackie

Danny & Jackie Feb 27 2015 12:00 AM

I was lucky enough to work with Leila at Valley Bank back in the 80's. My husband and I would stop by and visit whenever we got back to Delta. She was one great lady. I loved her dearly.

Pam Everitt Feb 27 2015 12:00 AM