Marilyn Watts Snow

1929 ~ 2021


Jan. 7, 2022
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
260 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
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  • Marilyn Watts Snow, age 92, passed away peacefully at home on December 27, 2021. She returned to her Heavenly Parents and had a joyous reunion with her beloved husband Vaughn, her mother, father, two sisters and one brother.

    Marilyn was born March 3, 1929 to Wilford W. Watts and Thrella Christensen Watts in Kanosh, Utah. She was the third of seven children in the Watts family. Her mother passed away when Marilyn was just 15 years old, which left her to care for and raise her brothers and sisters that were still at home. This was not an easy task and caused Marilyn to grow up much quicker than she otherwise would have.

    Marilyn graduated from Millard High School, class of 1947. She went on to attend the Branch Agricultural College of Southern Utah and BYU and then worked as a secretary after her schooling was completed.

    Marilyn married her first husband Gerald Hansen with whom she had two beautiful daughters. They later divorced and Marilyn met her true love, Vaughn R. Snow, while they worked together at Christensen Diamond. They were married on August 10, 1972 in Reno, Nevada and were later sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple. At the time of their marriage Marilyn also gained two sons who loved and supported her. Together she and Vaughn created a beautiful life and were married for 48 wonderful years before Vaughn passed away in July of 2020.

    Marilyn and Vaughn loved to travel together and see the world. They would also drive all over the Wasatch Front to support their grandchildren and great grandchildren in all of their activities.

    Marilyn was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and loved her Savior. She served in the Primary, Relief Society Presidency and the Stake Relief Society Presidency. She and her husband served a 4 year service mission together at the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City.

    Marilyn was an amazing cook and often times couldn't give you a recipe if you asked for it because she didn't have it written down. This gave her family the excuse to come and cook beside her to watch how things were done. She loved spending time in her garden and because of that her yard was always a beautiful show piece for her hard work. Marilyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, neighbor and friend. She showed genuine interest in the lives of her family members and always let you know that she was proud of you.

    Marilyn is survived by her children Vicki (Tom) Nuttall, Mark Snow, Connie Young and Rocky (Karen) Snow, 20 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, sister Ravon Udy and brothers Raymen Watts and Doug (Sandy) Watts.

    We are so grateful for those who helped care for her in her last years and days, including granddaughter Lisa Young, friend and caregiver Mafie, and all of those at Quality Home Health and Hospice.

    Marilyn will be missed by all of those whose lives she touched. We eagerly await the day that we can be reunited and hug her again.

    Funeral services will be held Friday, January 7, 2022, 12:00 noon, at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, where friends and family may visit one hour prior. To attend services virtually through Zoom, Singing up for a free zoom account with email address and password is required.
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    Connie, Vicki, and family - I have fond memories as a young child coming to visit Aunt Marilyn and the fun we had sliding down the stairs. I will remember Aunt Marilyn as a beautiful person inside and out.

    Dad has shared how much she did for him throughout his life, especially when she took over as a young woman, to help the younger sisters and brothers, when their mother died. He is forever grateful to have such a wonderful sister.

    May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories, as you celebrate her and the love shared during her life.

    - Rhonda Watts