Melva passed away September 24, 2013 after a long illness.
She was born June 5, 1927 to John Eddy Butler and Rebecca
Nelson in Eagar, Arizona. She married John Cosper in the
Mesa Temple on June 5, 1947. She was a faithful member of
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and held
many leadership positions. She served a mission with her
husband to the Coventry England Mission in 1988 and 1989.
She also served many years with her husband in the Provo
Temple and the Timpanogos Temple.
She is preceded in death by her parents: 6 sisters Rachel,
Rebecca, Noreen, Lavita, Rozelda, Valora, : 3 brothers Eddy,
Ervan, Dallas and 1 grandson; Gerald Bowers.
She is survived by her husband, John, her 5 children and
their spouses: Sheril and Jim Bowers, Diane and Dave Tadje,
Susan and Fred Yost, Steve and Alice Cosper, Kevin and Teresa
Cosper, 27 grandchildren and 86 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, September 27, 2013
at 11:00 am at the Alpine LDS Stake Center Chapel, 98 East
Canyon Crest Road, Alpine, Utah. Family and friends may
call on Thursday, September 26 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the
Warenski Funeral Home, 1776 North 900 East in American Fork
and from 9:30 to 10:30 am prior to services at the church.
Interment will be at the Alpine City Cemetery.