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LaRene Laris

May 29, 1930 — February 22, 2021

LaRene Laris

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    LaRene Elmer Laris passed away on February 22, 2021, at the Sr. Villa in Roosevelt.
    She was born May 29, 1930, in Neola, Utah to Grant and Violet Myrtle Elmer.  
    She married Wayne Bastian, and they had 3 children, Susan, Lorna and Jonny, they later divorced.  She married Donald Lewis Laris, August 6, 1962, they were sealed December 11, 1971.  He brought 5 children into the marriage, Diana, Dennis, Michael, Sabrina and Rachelle.  He died October 3, 2016.
    Mom was the most loving and unselfish person you would ever have met.  Her heart was as big as the univers.  The happiness of not only her family but everyone around her was the most important thing to her, it made her happy.  She always made sure that her children knew they where loved and cared for.  Her passion for life showed in her poems and art.  Her talents where many, she was the best friend, mother and wife, always freely giving of herself!
    No matter how troubled someone was, she tuaght by example and always found the good in someone and or something.  Mother was the most purest form of godliness on this earth . . . no doubt.  She is loved by everyone she knew and only left behind goodness and love!
    Mom . . . you will always be with us !!!  You never really left!!!
    She is survived by her children, Susan (Jim) Beasley, Lorna (Clark) Hardy, Jonny (Anja) Bastian, Diana (Doyle) Rasmussen, Michael (Kathy) Laris, Dennis (Beaulah) Laris, Sabrina (Mike) Bell, Rachelle Laris, 44 grandchildren, 80 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.  
    Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Roosevelt Stake Center.  A viewing will begin at 11:30.
    Burial in the Roosevelt Memorial Park.



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