Launer (Lonni) Maynes Obituary – The Spectrum and Every day Information

Launer (Lonni) Mae Doan Maynes of St. George, Utah, handed away peacefully on June 17, 2022. She was born Might 31, 1933, in Alameda, California. Her mother and father are LeRoy William Doan and Florence Agnes Enos Doan. Lonni lived in Redding, California, a lot of her life and have become a full-time resident of St. George, Utah, when she and her husband, Don, moved to The Legacy in 1997. Lonni’s childhood was idyllic roaming the hills and fishing in Hat Creek the place her mother and father owned a resort. Being open air and surrounded by animals introduced her pleasure all through her childhood. A lot of Lonni’s formal schooling was in Redding, California, and she or he attended a Catholic highschool in the course of the faculty 12 months, returning to Hat Creek for the summer season months. She liked music and developed vocal expertise, in addition to expertise for the piano, organ and accordion. Lonni married — Newell Pelton, and collectively they ran a logging enterprise in northern California. They have been blessed with two youngsters, Patricia and Gary. Throughout non- logging months, Lonni labored as a teller in an area financial institution, and because the marriage ended, she supported her youngsters as a single mom. Summer season months discovered Gary and Patricia at Hat Creek the place they may get pleasure from a lot of what Lonni skilled as a baby. Her youngsters have been her biggest concern and treasure, and so they grew to become very profitable of their careers and lives. Nature was all the time a religious expertise, and Lonni liked America and its magnificence and miracles of creation. A visit to Salt Lake Metropolis with a buddy was a life-changing occasion when Lonni was launched to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. From then ahead she grew to like the Lord and understood His Plan of Salvation. It led to her baptism and eventual sealing with Alfred Donald Maynes on July 26, 1983, following their marriage in August 1974. Embracing Don’s household after their marriage introduced extra step-children and grandchildren to like: Cheryl VanBuskirk and kids Matt, Jeff, Rory, Nicole, Jared, and Noelle; Pam Jensen and kids Samantha, Emily, and Joshua; Scott (Stephanie) Maynes and kids Steven, Michael, Nicholas, and Matthew; Jan (Ron) Ulberg and kids Elsha, Cessalea, Caleb, Christian, and Marthea; , Nancy (Paul) Jones and kids Bailey, Glen, Paul (PJ); Karen (Laell) Jones and kids Kate, Jacob, Jordan, and Taylor; and Todd (Susan) Maynes and kids Virginia, Spencer, and Grant. Even till her passing, some have been checking in on Grandma. How she liked listening to from them! Don and Lonni constructed a really profitable actual property enterprise in Redding, California, which Gary later continued with Nena. Collectively they liked all issues journey, and lots of pals share tales of their street and motorhome journeys. Many Church callings – together with a service mission with Don – introduced her pals wherever she went. And purchasing — how she liked to buy! Most vital to her, nevertheless, have been household and pals, close to and much, and staying related. Lonni is survived by her daughter, Patricia Pelton, and Daughter-in-law, Nena Pelton, together with the prolonged Maynes household. She is preceded in loss of life by her husband, Don (2003), mother and father LeRoy and Florence, son Gary (2013), and grandsons Michael and Christian. Because the years took their toll, Lonni moved to Beehive Cottages the place she lived independently for two-plus years and made many great pals, and the place she was graciously cared for as her well being declined. In Might 2022, Lonni selected to maneuver to The Retreat at Sunbrook Assisted Residing the place new friendships have been shaped. They, together with Dixie Hospice, have blessed her life abundantly with compassion and love. Lonni has requested a graveside service solely on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Tonaquint Cemetery which is open to everybody. There can be a gathering afterward for household and pals on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel on 1068 Chandler Drive, St. George, Utah. Preparations are made beneath the course of McMillan Mortuary, 499 East Tabernacle, St. George, UT, 435-688-8880. Household and pals are invited to signal her on-line visitor e book at,

Posted on-line on June 22, 2022

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Graveside Service

Tonaquint Cemetery

June 27, 2022 at 10:00 AM

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