Ortrude Virginia Mitchell Damon
May 26, 1921 ~ August 7, 2014
Viewings: Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. at the funeral chapel
Funeral services: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT
Interment: Brigham City Cemetery.
BRIGHAM CITY – Ortrude Virginia Mitchell Damon died quietly Thursday evening August 7, 2014 at her home in Brigham City of causes relating to age, she was 93. She was born May 26, 1921, to Perry Starr and Gladys Carlita Maxwell Mitchell in Dover Center, Ohio. She grew up with two sisters, Betty Frawley and Ruth Lawrence. She graduated from Lakewood High School. She met Lewis Hayden Damon at Ohio State University and they were married at Riverside Church in New York City on February 24, 1944. Lewis joined the Navy during World War II and they started their family during the war years. Trudy was a loving mother to Bette, Gary and Paul. The family moved to Utah in 1960 and Trudy continued her education at Weber State College, graduating from the nursing program. She worked at Thiokol as the industrial nurse. She was a member of the Civic Improvement Club and the Spade and Hope Garden Club. She played the piano and organ and was able to play many pieces by ear. She and Lewis were active in square and round dancing clubs. Trudy was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church. Her husband and daughter preceded her in death. She is survived by her sons, Gary and Paul (Kathryn). Her grandchildren are Rebecca Davis, Ryan Damon (Juanita), Micah Damon (Amy) and Matthew Damon (Chelsea). She has five great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT. Viewings will be held on Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. at the funeral chapel. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.
To the family of Trudy,
We grieve with you on the loss of Trudy. Trudy was a women of great faith and a joy to all who knew and loved her. She was always thinking of others and her caring spirit will live on and we will see her again. Our love and God's peace,
Ray and Ruby McQuain
We will miss our dear friend. Find comfort in your memories,
Maxine, Sandy , John, Renee And families.