LYLE LEAV­ITT

Las Vegas Review-Journal (Sunday) - - NEVADA OBITUARIES -

Lyle Is­abelle (Coon) Leav­itt, 94, passed into eter­nity at her home, Wed­nes­day, Jan­uary 9, 2019. She was born Fe­bru­ary 8, 1924, in Salt Lake City, and was a res­i­dent in the Las Ve­gas area since 1942. Lyle was an hon­ored and loved wife, mother, grand­mother, great grand­mother, great-great grand­mother, and friend. She grad­u­ated from Cyprus High in Magna, UT. Lyle went to the LDS Busi­ness Col­lege and then went to work at West­ing­house Elec­tric Com­pany as a billing clerk Novem­ber-June 1942. She moved to Las Ve­gas and mar­ried Dee Leav­itt. With her busi­ness sense, she held jobs be­tween times spent with Dee as he went into the ser­vice for World War II. She gave birth to eight chil­dren. Later em­ploy­ment in­cluded An­der­son Dairy and sec­re­tary at Op­por­tu­nity Vil­lage of Las Ve­gas. From a very young age, Lyle was ac­tive serv­ing in var­i­ous call­ings in the Church of Je­sus Christ of Lat­ter-day Saints which in­cluded ser­vice in the Las Ve­gas tem­ple from it’s open­ing in 1989 un­til 2005. Her work in fam­ily his­tory is a great trea­sure to her pos­ter­ity. Her home was a fa­vored gath­er­ing place on many oc­ca­sions and of­ten a com­fort­ing place to find refuge. She was a loved lady and will be missed. She was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Cameron Dee Leav­itt; daugh­ter, Jean Salmon; sons, Bill Leav­itt and Mark Cameron Leav­itt; and grand­son, Mark Cameron Leav­itt. She is sur­vived by her son, Richard Leav­itt of Las Ve­gas; daugh­ters, Betty Salmon (Ron) of Hen­der­son, Judy Booher (Ken) of Burien, WA, Deanne Dunn (Tom) of Las Ve­gas, and Sheila Leav­itt of Las Ve­gas; and daugh­ters-in-law, Cheryl (Bill) and Carolyn (Richard). There are also 127 grand­chil­dren, great-grand­chil­dren and great-great-grand­chil­dren. Visi­ta­tion will be 7-9 p.m. Fri., Jan. 18, at Bunkers Mor­tu­ary, 925 Las Ve­gas Blvd. N., Las Ve­gas, NV 89101. Ad­di­tional visi­ta­tion will be at 10 a.m. Sat., Jan. 19, with ser­vices fol­low­ing, both at the Church of Je­sus Christ of Lat­ter-day Saints Deer Springs Ward, 6051 Dor­rell Lane, Las Ve­gas, NV 89131. Grave­side ser­vice to fol­low at Bunkers Mem­ory Gar­dens Me­mo­rial Park, 7251 W. Lone Moun­tain Road, Las Ve­gas, NV 89129.

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