Myrtice Ostler Jardine Thomas peacefully passed away August 31, 2014 at home, with her loving daughters at her side. She was born in Tooele, November 10, 1930, the daughter of Moroni and Rebecca Ostler. Myrtice grew up in Tooele. She graduated from Tooele High School and attended Brigham Young University. While there she met and married her sweetheart, Max Howard Jardine. They were married in the Salt Lake Temple on November 5, 1952. They were married for 54 years. Myrtice was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accepting all opportunities to serve selflessly and faithfully the members of her ward and stake, being an example to all. Max and Myrtice labored in the Tennessee Nashville Mission.
She also worked in the Bountiful LDS Temple. A friend to all she met, her greatest joys were her daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her family will miss her at weekly Sunday dinners, holiday get togethers and time spent playing games around the dining table. After Max passed away, Myrtice married Martin Thomas. He proceeded her in death.
She is survived by six daughters, Dawna Jardine, Linn Bergeson (Evan), Lori Martin (Bob), Sue Gibson (Aaron), Janet Larkin (Keith), Geri Jardine, 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by an infant son Howard Drew Jardine, her parents, three sisters and one brother.
A viewing will be held Friday, September 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Russon Brothers Mortuary 295 North Main Street in Bountiful. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 6 at 11 a.m. with a viewing from 9:45 to 10:45 am, at the Bountiful Utah Orchard Stake Center, 3707 S. Orchard Drive Bountiful, Internment, Bountiful Cemetery. Online guest book www.russonmortuary.com.
The family wishes to express appreciation to Adagio Hospice for its kind and respectful care and treatment.