Helen Shipley died on June 12, 2008 at Alta View Hospital surrounded by many of her loved ones. Helen was born October 11, 1913 in Ephraim, Utah to Joseph and Marie Nielson. She married William T. Shipley on April 2, 1931 in the Manti Temple.\n\nMother was a strong-willed person—always ready to help those in need. Her goal in life was teaching her children to be honest and hardworking individuals. She served in many positions in the church as primary teacher, visiting teacher and relief society president.\n\nShe is survived by her sons, Dan (Carolyn), Bill (Marsha), Dick (Beth Ann); her daughter, Claudia (Mel); 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren.\n\nPreceded in death by her parents; husband; and three children, Darlene, Susan and David. \n\nFriends and family are invited to a viewing from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, 2008 at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State Street. The services will be held at the mortuary on Monday, June 16, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Interment: Elysian Burial Gardens.