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Kaye Hunt

May 27, 1938 — November 1, 2022

 

Kaye was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Lynn J. Baker and Mervil R. Clements on May 27, 1938, she was one of 14 siblings. She died November 1, 2022, at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Utah due to a serious injury caused by a fall.

Kaye attended West High School where she met the love of her life Ray. They were married on February 2, 1956, and later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on June 27, 1957. Their union was blessed with three children, Rebecca, Steven, and Kimberlee.

Kaye was a lifetime active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served her Savior in many church callings, Relief Society, Young Women's, Primary and Sunday School. Kaye had the opportunity to serve an intercity mission with her husband Ray in the Salt Lake City, Utah mission. She loved her Savior and always found ways to serve him.

Kaye was employed by First Security Bank and Varian Eimac Inc., where she was employed for many years where she made many new friends that have lasted throughout her life. Kaye enjoyed doing things with her family, camping, family dinners and get togethers with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She always enjoyed the Christmas season and being called Grandma Ho Ho, after all she was married to Santa Ray. Kaye enjoyed being a part of her community, The Lunch Bunch, and was a member of the Broken Wheel Camp DUP. She had many talents, she enjoyed making porcelain dolls, tole painting on furniture and other items, and was always ready to learn a new craft. Kaye and her husband Ray had great opportunities being tour guides with Hyde Tours and was able to travel to many new and exciting places. She will be greatly missed.

Kaye was preceded in death by her parents, Lynn J. and Mervil R. Baker; 9 brothers and sisters; Radell, husband; Steven Ray, son and Emily Rebecca Nielsen, granddaughter.

Kaye is survived by her brothers; Richard (Connie) Baker, Dave (Malinda) Baker; sisters; Cathy (Jack) Creechley, Pam (Jonathan) Raia; her children Rebecca Kay (David) Nielsen and Kimberlee Ann (Darrell) Phipps; 11 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

A viewing will be held Monday, November 7, 2022, at the Hunter 3rd Ward building, 3737 South 5600 West, West Valley City, Utah at 10:00 am - 10:45 am, funeral services will be held immediately following at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park, 4400 West 4100 South, West Valley City, Utah.

In lieu of flowers, please donate on behalf of Ray and Kaye Hunt to Intermountain Homecare and Hospice, Murray, Utah, 801-507-9100.

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