Saturday, May 11, 2013

Going on 102 years old...

studio, 12" x 16", oil, 'Mother's Passion'

This is part of a collage I created for the celebration of my Mother's 100th birthday in 2011.
Here are just a few interesting facts about Edith Freeman Elswood :

Born October 25, 1911
Grand daughter of Utah pioneers
Worked on her father's farm in Riverton, Utah
Hand dipped chocolates for Sweets Candy
Traveled for adventure and employment to sunny California  
Married June 21, 1935
Relief Society President during World War II
 Garden Club Member in Salt Lake City, Utah
PTA President in the 1950's
Single mother of four children
Held two part time jobs as a book keeper
Graduated from college after age 60
Served three LDS missions to Texas, California, and Utah
Line dancing at age 90
Loves her family, God and country
and ...
We love her! 

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