Beverly June Olsen Bastian of Salt Lake City, Utah passed away peacefully in her longtime home, at the age of 93, on April 16, 2021. She was born June 11, 1927 in Scipio, Utah to Kenneth LeRoy Olsen and Emily Anna Peterson Olsen. As a child, her family moved to Salt Lake City where she grew up with her three sisters. She graduated from East High School in 1944. She married her sweetheart, Carl Elwood Bastian in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on May 1, 1947. They bought their home in Salt Lake City where they raised their three children. They remained there for the rest of their cherished years.
She was a devoted wife and mother and an excellent homemaker. She enjoyed shopping for gifts and cards, weekly appointments at the salon, canning, and loved reading the newspaper every day. Professionally, she worked at General Electric, became a skilled bookkeeper at Summerhays Music, then retired as a talented secretary from the Utah State Board of Education after a dedicated 20 years. She was an intelligent woman who had a talent for proofreading, typing, and stenography. She was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served faithfully in many callings.
Beverly is survived by her children; David Carl Bastian, Denise (Bob) Mugleston, DeLyn (Bruce) Haaga; 9 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carl, her sisters; Lenore Driggs, Kathleen Andersen, Rayola Collard, and her grandsons; Jeryn David and Chace James Bastian and Robert Kenneth Mugleston III.
A private family viewing will be held on Friday, April 23, 2021. Followed by a graveside service at Larkin Sunset Lawn, 2350 E. 1300 S. Salt Lake City, Utah 84108.