Lynda Blanch Cleverly
April 1, 1939 ~ February 6, 2022
Lynda Blanch Cleverly, 82, passed away at home on Sunday, February 6, 2022, after a long illness, surrounded by her family. Lynda was born on April 1, 1939 in Ogden, Utah, the daughter of Ralph Anthony and Edna Louise Sharp Blanch. She moved to eastern Oregon as a small girl, attending school in Adrain, Oregon, where she met the love of her life William Gail Cleverly.
They were married on August 30, 1955 in the Salt Lake City Temple. William passed away on June 8, 2000.
Lynda and Bill moved from Oregon to Pocatello, Idaho and ultimately to Ogden, Utah where they raised their family.
Lynda was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she served in multiple callings. She was a member of Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Lynda was an entrepreneur having owned and operated multiple businesses during her life. She was most proud of her business “Wild Bill’s Seasonings” which she operated until her passing.
She enjoyed sewing, camping at Red Fish Lake, being outdoors, woodworking, and cooking. In particular, she excelled at Dutch Oven cooking, an activity which earned her multiple blue ribbons and regional awards.
Lynda is survived by her children, Debra Ann Del La Cruz of Eagle Mountain, Jeffery Stewart (Liz Beth) of Clinton, Kris Foley (Craig) of Ogden, Gaylin Angela Craine of Roy, William Gail (Kelly) of Heber City, John Eric (Morgan) of West Haven;
19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Kris Blanch of Paris, TX and Glen Blanch of Mesa, AZ; and sisters, Deloris Garner of Washington and Carma McDermott of Blackfoot, ID. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill, both parents, and brother, Gary.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 2 p.m. at the Country Hills Ward, 1401 Country Hills Drive. Friends may visit with family on Saturday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the church. Interment, Lindquist’s Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd. Services entrusted to Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary.