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Obituary for Vera Lu Rands Phipps Goetz

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Vera Lu Rands Phipps Goetz

November 23, 1927 - March 8, 2012

Vera Lu Rands Phipps Goetz, 84 years old, passed away peacefully March 8, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was born November 23, 1927 in Ogden Utah to Clarissa Jane Carbine and Joseph Leslie Rands. Vera attended Plain City Jr. High, Weber High, Nyssa High and Utah State University. She loved quilting, volunteering at the Union Station, music, traveling and fishing at Mirror Lake. Her greatest love of all was spending time with her family. Vera was married to Dale C. Phipps and Adam Goetz Sr.She is survived by one brother, Reed (Barbara) Rands; six children, Randy (Barbara) Phipps, Veda Myers, Jerry (Karol) Phipps, Bonnie (Dan) Moore, Vern (Cheryl) Phipps and Adam Goetz; 17 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five brothers, four sisters and one grandson, Craig Dale Myers. A special thanks to her granddaughter Crystal Propst for the loving care she gave to her grandma. Also thanks to Brenda and Jandi from Summit Hospice.Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street. A viewing will be held on Tuesday March 13, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service also at the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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Timeline for Vera Lu Rands Phipps Goetz

Born: November 23, 1927
Died: March 8, 2012

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Tom posted on 3/20/12

Adam,I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I'll never forget when she came out to the Tremonton house while you were renovating. My thoughts are with you as there are no words for times like this.~ Tom


Nanette Grow posted on 3/14/12

Adam,I'm so sorry for your loss of your Mom, my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. I know what you are going through and I am here for you anytime. Please know that I send hugs your way!Love you hun...Nan


VIOLET HENRIE posted on 3/14/12

I am truly sorry for your loss. Crystal you truly are amazing for everything you did for your grandma and she is very thankful.