1955 ~ 2021
Wendy Sue McCleery was a ray of sunshine to all who knew her, and she or he shall be particularly missed by her husband, youngsters, and grandkids who cherished her dearly. She handed peacefully from our arms into Heavenly Father’s on August 28, 2021.
Wendy was born to Gordon and Helen Nielson on November 1, 1955, in Midvale, Utah, and is little sister to Candice Bradshaw; who when requested if she needed a child sister or a motorcycle, mentioned she actually needed a brand new bike, however fortunately obtained each. Wendy fell in love with canine at an early age, and had a pure expertise in coaching and caring for them. When she was 15, a younger carefree boy named Jeff regarded throughout the classroom at Hillcrest Excessive Faculty and immediately fell in love. This was the start of a life-long romance that weathered the exams of time. Jeff and Wendy have been married on June 29, 1974, they have been later sealed within the Salt Lake Temple on September 11, 1981, and have three kids: Clint, Nick, and Katie.
Wendy lived a wealthy life that was stuffed with hobbies that introduced many cherished associates into her coronary heart. She was deeply concerned with the Nice Salt Lake Canine Coaching Membership, Harrier Membership, IKC, BBKA, and served as AKC decide for a few years, as a monitoring decide, affirmation decide, temperament check evaluator, CGC and CGCU evaluator. She was pleased with her lovely Harriers and Beagles. Wendy cherished all issues canine associated, and she or he wore her smile as a badge of honor as she helped others learn to care for his or her pets. She hung out laying tracks for scent trials and exhibiting her canine. She additionally cherished being part of a neighborhood Flower Membership and was very pleased with her rising Iris assortment.
Wendy might maintain dozens of varied championships, monitoring and obedience titles on her canine, however nothing made her extra proud than her youngsters and ten grandchildren. She spent hours upon hours at gymnastics meets, dance competitions, baseball and soccer video games, wrestling matches, college performs, and recitals. She was identified to have a particular deal with or a bouquet of flowers and a card ready for her grandkids after they completed a season. Holidays, particularly the 4th of July, Halloween and Christmas, have been at all times a giant deal. Wendy made one of the best ever witch’s brew, unashamedly gave up sleep so as to get an excellent Days of ’47 Parade spot, by no means ever missed a birthday, and cherished giving considerate items to these she cherished. Her favourite place to spend time along with her household was Gooseberry Reservoir, the place she was most at peace as she threw a line within the water, watched the grandkids fly kites, performed board video games, napped in her chair, and soaked within the recent air.
Wendy cherished her household deeply, and she or he typically shared tales and great reminiscences of her dad and mom, Gordon and Helen, her sister Candice, in addition to many cousins and prolonged members of the family. She not often missed a child bathe, bridal bathe, mission farewell, marriage ceremony or funeral. She was a cheerleader to everybody, and shall be missed past measure. Wendy is preceded in dying by her dad and mom, Gordon and Helen. She is survived by her husband, Jeff McCleery; her son Clint, his spouse Caytlin and their kids: Mason, Kenny, Bridger, Bonnie, and Cindy; son Nick, his spouse Leslie and their kids: Gabe, Kael and Cooper; daughter Katie, her husband Mike and youngsters: Emmalee and Korbin Tidwell; sister Candice Bradshaw and son Joe Davis, and his kids Alexandra and Gordon; and her daughter JJ, her husband Kevin Crampton and their daughter Claisyn; together with numerous brothers and sisters-in-law whom she cherished dearly. We are going to miss her contagious smile and can search for sunflowers and rainbows wherever we go!
Our household wish to give our utmost appreciation to the medical doctors and nurses at St Mark’s Hospital for the excellent care they gave our Wendy. They are going to perpetually maintain a spot in our hearts for the love and style they gave us all in our time of grief.
A viewing shall be held on Friday, September third, 2021, from 6-8 PM on the LDS Church Constructing at 275 E 10600 S in Sandy, Utah. Funeral companies shall be held on the identical location on Saturday, September 4th, at 11 am. Graveside companies will comply with on the Sandy Metropolis Cemetery the place Wendy shall be laid to relaxation. The funeral shall be broadcast on-line, a hyperlink shall be supplied via fb Saturday morning.
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