Loa, Utah - Our kind and beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, Zina Jensine Oyler New, age 98, died May 30, 2012 at her home in Loa. She was born December 16, 1913 in Loa, a daughter of Ammon Oyler Jr. and Annie Elizabeth Ernstsen Oyler.
She married Chester William “Chet” New, October 25, 1939 in Salt Lake City. Together they raised five outstanding children. Chet died June 1, 1987.
Zina was a member of the LDS Church, where she served in the Primary and Relief Society. She enjoyed gardening and always had a beautiful flower and vegetable garden. Mom loved to decorate cakes, crochet and make quilts. She made many quilts, dollies and afgans for her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, friends and neighbors.
Mom was a wonderful person, a loving Mom, Grandma and Great-Grandma. She is loved by many and will be sorely missed.
She is survived by her children: Donald L. and Donna New of Bonner, Montana; Chester Bob and LuGene New, Fredrick Gene New, Carla N. and Steve Jacobson, all of West Valley City; daughter-in-law: Sandra New of Fremont; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; sisters and brother: Joy Talbot of West Valley City; LaRue Peterson, Ernest and Leta Oyler, all of Loa.
She was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie D. New; four grandchildren: Gregory New, Shawn New, Shane New and Shealynn New; brothers and sisters: Lester J. Oyler, Victor James Oyler, Lila Taylor, Blanche Pendleton, Layton Oyler, Adelia Peterson, Melvin James Oyler, Leland Oyler and Hans Ammon Oyler.
The family would like to extend a special “Thanks” to Terry Leavitt, Sara Rees, Trisca Morgan and Julie Chappell, the Gunnison Hospice nurses, for their kind and loving care of Mom during her final months.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. in the Loa LDS Stake Center, where friends may call for viewing Wednesday morning from 11:00 to 12:30 prior to the services.
Burial will be in the Loa Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.