Louise Bartholomew Burnett
July 3, 1923 ~ September 15, 2013
(nickname: Mitzie) was born in Pleasant Grove, Utah. She
was the 8th child of eleven children six boys & 5 girls
(all deceased). She was last!! She lived in Pleasant Grove,
Utah, until 15 years old on a farm nestled beneath the G
mountain. She moved to Salt Lake City, and finished high
school at East High. At BYU, she was a student in Business
She worked at the Utah State Land Office at the State Capitol
Building as a Secretary and Assistant Accountant. After
raising her family, she obtained employment with Alta Industries
in Customer Service. She helped people settle their claims.
She married Ben George Bartholomew on July 6, 1945, in
the Manti Temple. This union was blessed with four children:
Larry (Karen), Susan (Alton), Don (Lela), and Nancy Larberg.
Twenty-eight grandchildren, and 62 great-grand children
also survive her. Six years after Ben died, she was blest
to meet and marry J Reid Burnett, Sr. on July 8, 1994. Reid
has been an ideal blessing to her life and her family. They
were married 19 wonderful years. He and his family have
loved and cared for mother for many years. We love the Burnett
family and are grateful for all their kindnesses.
Her church service in the L. D. S., Church includes: Teacher
at the Ensign Ward, Primary Guides Teacher Springville,
Ut., Beehive Teacher, Stake Laurel Leader, and President
of M.I.A. American Fork, Ut. In London Stake, England, when
there was only one stake, she was the Stake Age Group Counselor.
She was also President of Midvale East Stake M.I.A. She
was Ward and Stake Librarian, Night Relief Society Teacher,
Sunday School Teacher and Choir Member in Midvale. She and
Ben served a mission to the Northwest Building Area, and
London, England work service. With Reid, she served a mission
on Marthas Vineyard Island, Massachusetts, Boston Mission.
A viewing will be held, Friday, September 20, 2013, at
Warenski Funeral Home, 1775 North 900 East, American Fork,
Utah from 6:00-8:00 p.m. There will also be a viewing from
12:30-1:30 on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at the L.D.S.
Chapel, 261 North 900 East, American Fork, Utah. Funeral
services will begin at 2:00 p.m.