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L Jean Holyoak

Born: 3/20/1932, LaFayette, Ohio
Death: 3/22/2017, Moab, Utah
Service: 03/31/2017, 11:00 am, Moab LDS Stake Center
Interment: 03/31/2017, 12:30 pm, , Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery

Laura Jean Fleming Holyoak, 85, our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt passed away at home in Moab, Utah on March 22, 2017.

Jean was born March 20, 1932 in Lafayette, Ohio to John Wesley Fleming and Bertha Louisa Binkley. She is the youngest of fifteen children. After graduating from high school, she attended Bowling Green State University, in Bowling Green, Ohio. She moved to Moab to teach school at the encouragement of her sister, Helen Fleming, who was already teaching in Moab. She met Dan Holyoak through a mutual acquaintance and they were married on November 19, 1955. They were later sealed in the LDS Logan Temple on October 11, 1956.

She was loved by many who knew her. She was active in her church and had many responsibilities over the years serving in the church. One of her favorite was Greeter for Sunday meetings where she was able to give hugs to those who passed by her.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years and her great-grandson, Jake. She is survived by five children- Danette Groesbeck of Moab, UT, Doug (Michelle) Holyoak of Grantsville, UT, Eric (Tracey) Holyoak of Las Vegas, NV, Sue-Lon (Greg) Drew of San Antonio, TX and Catherine (Will) Hansen of Kuna, ID; her sister, Betty Hawk of Lafayette, OH; her sister-in-law, Sara Ann Cundall of Moab, UT, 21 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.

A Funeral service will be held Friday March 31, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Moab LDS Stake Center on Locust Lane. A viewing will be held Thursday evening from 6:00-8:00 PM at Spanish Mortuary and again on Friday at 9:30-10:30 at the Stake Center. Interment will follow at the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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