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Adele Roper

September 25, 1935 — April 30, 2017

Adele S. Merrill, age 81, of Layton, Utah, passed away suddenly on April 30, 2017, from causes incident to her age.  Adele was born on September 25, 1935, in Grace, Idaho to DeMar and Verna Merrill.  She graduated from Grace High School where she was very active in cheerleading and sports.  It was there she met her high school sweetheart, Rex Roper. They were married in the Idaho Falls temple and celebrated their 61st anniversary shortly before his passing.  She was a mother and homemaker.  She was very involved in many church positions all throughout her life, including temple work in Ogden, Utah. She was a very gifted artist. She loved to paint, sculpt and sew.

Adele was preceded in death by her husband, Rex Roper, her daughters, Lori and Gloria, and grand children, Nathan and Elizabeth.  She is survived by her children, Jan Castro, Rex Lee Roper and Scott Roper as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Services will be held at Walker Mortuary in Morgan, Utah, on May 6, with a viewing from 10:30 to 11:00, service from 11:00 to 12:00. Graveside service will be held at the Grace, Idaho Cemetery at 3:30.

Her favorite verse was "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths."  ( Proverbs 3:5)






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