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Doris Cantrell
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Doris Cantrell, 88 passed away peacefully on Sat. July 7, 2018. She was born to the late Anthony Russell and Nellie Anderson in Logan, UT on Nov. 10, 1929. She graduated from Ogden High and received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Utah. Doris married Eugene Swaringen in 1951. They were later sealed in the Los Angeles Temple. After being widowed in 1958, Doris married Delmar Cantrell in 1959 and enjoyed a marriage that lasted until Del’s death in 2010.

Doris taught elementary education for over 50 years. Her love of life, music, and nature inspired hundreds of students throughout the years to achieve their best. Doris was a devoted mother, wife and grandmother to her family. She was known for her kindness and loving ways to everyone she met. As a gifted musician, she volunteered her time for numerous plays, soloists, choirs, church and temple work. She loved her family, the gospel, friends, mountains, and nature.

Doris is survived by brothers, Donald Russell (LaDona) and Norman Russell (Diane); her children, Dianna VanderMeyden (Mark), Kim Swaringen, Melinda Mandrillo (Vic), Russell Cantrell (Devonna), and David Cantrell (Luna); her grandchildren, Tony Cushing (deceased) (Paula), Ashley and Nick VanderMeyden, Kate Mattson (Austin), Alex and Michael Cantrell, Phoenix and Zinnia Cantrell, Andy Swaringen and Nikki Burger (Phil); and great-grandchildren, Maddie and Jakob Cushing, Zoey Anderson, and Thomas Burger. She is preceded in death by siblings, Glayden and Bryant Russell, Adrienne Gardner, and Rosemary Smith.

Viewing: Thurs. July 12 from 6 to 8 pm Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State St., Murray.
Funeral: Fri. July 13 at 11 am Park Ward Chapel, 495 E 5600 S, Murray (viewing 10-10:45). Interment: Murray Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grafton Heritage Partnership Project (graftonheritage.org) to support the pioneer heritage Doris so loved.
Online condolences may be shared at www.jenkins-soffe.com.


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Viewing

Thursday

12

Jul

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home - Murray

4760 S State Street
Murray, UT 84107

Viewing

Friday

13

Jul

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Park Ward

5600 South 495 East
Murray, UT 84107

Service

Friday

13

Jul

11:00 AM
Park Ward

5600 South 495 East
Murray, UT 84107

Cemetery Details

Location

Murray City Cemetery

5600 S. Vine Street
Murray, UT 84107

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