Sydney Diane Stratton Flint
February 3, 1940 ~ July 7, 2015
Viewings: Sunday, July 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the West Point LDS 14th Point Ward Chapel, 2852 West 300 North
Funeral service: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the West Point LDS 14th Point Ward Chapel, 2852 West 300 North
Interment: Portage Cemetery
WEST POINT –Sydney Diane Stratton Flint, 75, passed away peacefully surrounded by her husband and family on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the Franklin County Memorial Center in Preston, Idaho after a valiant fight with atypical Melanoma. She was born on February 3, 1940 in Delta, Utah, a daughter of Clayton and Nelda Maxfield Stratton. She was reared and educated in Tooele and Clearfield, Utah graduating from Davis High School in 1957. She met her husband at an M Men and Gleaners dance. They were married on March 29, 1957 in Elko, Nevada. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. Her married life was spent in West Point, with a period of five years on their dairy farm in Flowell, Utah. She served in the Utah Dairy wives and participated with the Utah Dairy Princesses. She had worked as a dental assistant, bookkeeper for American Fence, local canning factories with her husband, Burger King as a bookkeeper, owner/manager of an apartment building, and was a lead custodian with the LDS Church. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in the Primary, Sunday School, Cub Scout Master, as a visiting teacher along with serving in several Relief Society Presidencies. They returned to West Point after the sale of the farm and at the time of her death she was residing in Thatcher, Idaho in the home of her daughter. Mom was always a lady, always proper and always classy. Her entire focus was on her husband and her family. She was a great cook, a great homemaker, a great friend, a great shot, the best mom and grandma a kid could have and a truly good person, always working behind the scenes to make things better for everyone around her. She was always a good example of how to treat your family. She is survived by her husband, Boyce B. Flint (West Point/Thatcher), her children, Dona Kay Flint (Brigham City, UT), Lara Lee Olsen (Ryan) (Auburn, Wy), Dale Flint (Kelly), (Roy, UT), Steven Flint (Bobbi Jo), (Honeyville, UT), Denise Hardy (Joe), (Thatcher, ID), Bradley Flint (Tara), (West Point, UT). She is also survived by 20 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren with two on the way. Her mother, Blanche Stratton, her siblings, Lee Stratton, Denny Stratton, Deana Young, Ellen Rounkles, Karen Gullo, Debbie Neitert, and Alan Stratton. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Linda Schneider. Special thanks to Dr. Kenneth Grossman, Dr. Caroline Luckett, Rebecca Borne and Geri Graves and the staff at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Dr. Stuart Knapp and the nursing staff at the Franklin County Medical Center for their loving care of Mom. An extra special thanks to our Sister Denise Hardy and her family for their tender loving care of our Mother and Father over the last few months. Denise’s Christ like service to her parents is something our family will be forever indebted and always grateful for. We love her dearly for the service to our family. Funeral service will be held on Monday, July 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the West Point LDS 14th Point Ward Chapel, 2852 West 300 North. Viewings will be held on Sunday, July 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Portage Cemetery. Entrusted to Gillies Funeral Chapel, Brigham City, UT.
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Don and Sandra Edwards
My heart goes out to you at this sad time. The times spent with your family are among my most cherished memories. You are such a close,wonderful family and will be together again. This,I am sure, is a great source of comfort to you. She really is such a special lady and an inspiration to me and all those around her. She will be missed. I love you all and my thoughts and prayers are with you.
May Dyane REST IN PEACE!!! Please contact me when the time is right.