Myrna Lenora Whiting Collotzi, age 77, passed away in Salt Lake City, on Sunday January 14, 2018, joining her husband Albert William Collotzi and her son, Jared. She passed peacefully from complications due to age and with family by her side.
Myrna was born December 13, 1940 in Provo, to Paul Daniel and Frances Harriet Mecham Whiting.
She was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and held several callings in her lifetime. She and Albert were married on June 8,1959 in the Salt Lake City Temple, he died December 27, 1997.
Family has always been everything to Myrna and she would do anything for them, even working at the credit union to put her husband through college. She lived in many places throughout her life including Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, Alaska and Idaho, but she especially loved being in the mountains. Toward the end of her life, she owned a home in the mountains of her favorite place in the world, Star Valley, Wyoming. She enjoyed cooking and baking and at one point owned a restaurant in Idaho. She loved quilting and anything crafty making lots of treasures for family and friends. She especially enjoyed being outdoors camping, fishing, gardening and hiking with her family. Her family and friends will miss her with all our hearts.
Myrna is survived by her siblings, Von, Pauline, Beverly, JoAnn, and Blaine; her children, Steve, Troy, Necia, Kristi, Jason, Lyle and Kevin; twenty-four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Neola LDS Chapel. A viewing will be held 1 hour prior to the service.
Burial in the Neola Cemetery.