- About Us
Marjorie Vowles Strand was born on October 24, 1922 in Tooele, Utah to Albert Orval
Vowles and Amy Orme Vowles. At the age of five her family moved to Ogden, Utah where she
attended Dee Elementary, Central Junior High and Ogden High School. Marjorie loved
literature and attended Weber College and Brigham Young University, graduating with a degree
in English in 1944.
While attending Weber College she met Harold Strand and they began a
courtship that blossomed, sometimes over long distances during World War II.
While Harold was home on leave from the U.S. Navy, they married in the LDS Logan
Temple on August 14,1944, VJ Day. They made their home first in Ogden and then became long time residents of Pleasant View, Utah.
Marjorie was manager of the Weber College Bookstore and College Inn and later as head
of the circulation department at the Ogden City Carnegie Library. She served on the Pleasant
View Planning Commission, the Board of the North View Senior Citizens Center, and a 4-H
leader for many years.
Marjorie was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and
served in many callings, her favorite, as a teacher. She was an avid genealogist. Marjorie was a
member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and
Fidelis Literary Club.
Marjorie and Harold are the loving and caring parents of three children: Erik, Rebecca
(Don Powell), and Jeffrey(Jolene Bischoff). She is the grandmother of 11 grandchildren, and
She is survived by a brother, Dr. Keith Vowles; sister-in-laws, Beverly
Malan Strand and Mae Strand Roberts; and brother-in-law, Don Roberts
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Strand; sister, Norma
McKay; brother, Robert Vowles; and son, Erik Harold Strand.
The family would like to express sincere appreciation to her friends and acquaintances
for their many years of friendship. We express a special thanks and tribute to the staff of Quail
Meadow Assisted Living for their compassion, care, and love for our mother.
Funeral Services for Marjorie Strand will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m at the
Cold Water Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at 770 E
2100 N, Ogden, Utah. A viewing will held Friday from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Aaron’s Mortuary
located at 496 24th Street, Ogden, Utah and also before the funeral services on Saturday from
12:30 to 1:30 pm at the Cold Water Stake Center. Interment, Ogden City Cemetery.