Margie Reyns Godfrey a noble, gracious servant of Our Savior passed away on July 13 at home in Bountiful Utah from heart failure with her husband at her side. She was born April 5, 1926 in Ogden Utah to Arie Wilhelmus and Margaret Wagenaar Reyns. She attended Washington Elementary and Jr. H.S. and graduated from Ogden High in June 1944. She married her eternal companion Jesse E. Godfrey on June 18, 1947 in the Salt Lake Temple. She was raised in Ogden Utah and lived most of her life in Bountiful Utah. She also lived in Salt Lake City UT, Vallejo CA, Oak Lawn IL, Beaconsfield and Gerrard’s Cross Eng., and served a mission with her husband in St. Helens, Eng.
She was a faithful active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in many callings including teacher and coordinator of Junior Sunday School, Young Women’s President (three times), Ward and Stake Relief Society President, Primary Teacher, Missionary, ordinance worker in the Salt Lake Temple, one of the first matrons in the Bountiful Temple, extractor, indexer and arbitrator in the family history program for fourteen years. She served all in her neighborhood and church and was an excellent seamstress, cook and homemaker. She did beautiful handwork, cross-stitch, crochet and knitting.
She leaves behind her husband and four children Carol G. Brande (Jim) serving a church mission in Frankfurt Germany, Roxanne G. Glenn (Greg) of Calgary Canada, Scott R. (Sarah) of Kaysville, UT, David J. (Kimberlee) of Bountiful UT, 23 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by two grandsons, her parents and her only brother Bill.
Services will be held Thursday July 19, 2012 at noon at the Bountiful 41st Ward at 165 S. 1000 East, Bountiful, Utah. A viewing will be Wednesday from 6–8 p.m. at Russon Brothers, 295 N Main, Bountiful and prior to the funeral from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Church.