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Evelyn Ethel Haseltine

Born: 4/20/1924, Salt Lake City, Utah
Death: 8/15/2011, Moab, Utah
Viewing: 08/18/2011, 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Service: 08/19/2011, 10:30 am, Moab First Baptist Church
Interment: 08/19/2011, 11:30 am, Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery

Evelyn E Haseltine passed away peacefully on August 15th, 2011, surrounded by her family. Evelyn was born April 20th, 1924, to Victor (Vic) and Ethel (Susie) Murphy. She grew up here in Moab, and then moved to San Francisco, Ca., where she met her first husband, Henry Ward. They married in 1945 and had four children; Douglas, Jerald, James, and Sharon. They returned to the Moab area to raise their family, but then sadly Henry passed away in Nov. of 1958. Evelynís love for the lord helped her raise her four children on her own. She then remarried to Fred Haseltine in Dec. of 1969. They also made their home in Moab until Fred passed away in June of 1973. Evelyn had great faith in God and loved music and singing in church, her voice was very beautiful. She always had a heart of great passion for helping others, and was very selfless in her acts. She always put others needs before her own. Evelyn positively impacted many peoples lives and will be sorely missed.

Evelyn was preceeded in death by her parents Vic and Ethel Murphy, 1st husband Henry Ward, 2nd Husband Fred Haseltine, and sister Lorraine Flowers. She is survived by her children Douglas Ward, Jerry and Byrdi Ward, Jim and Velda Ward, and Sharon (Ward) and Richard McElhaney; along with 14 grand children 28 great grandchildren, and 2 great, great grandchildren.


There is a memorial fund in honor of Evelyn Haseltine, set up at Zions National Bank, Where if you would like, instead of buying flowers, you can donate money towards a new sound system to be installed at 1st Baptist Church of Moab in honor of Evelyns passion for music. Evelyn was a member of 1st Baptist Church since the early 1950s, where she encouraged and ministerd to many lives with her incredibly beautiful voice.

The viewing, funeral services, and dinner are to take place at 1st Baptist Church of Moab. Located at 420 Mi Vida Dr. Viewing - Thursday, August 18th, 7:00p.m.- 9:00p.m. Funeral services - Friday, August 19th. Starting at 10:30a.m.

Dinner will be held back at 1st Baptist Church after graveside services are concluded.

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