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Deseret News 04/10/03
Norma Lewis Savage, age 95, passed away on April 4, 2003 in Orem, Utah. Norma was born on
April 3, 1908 in Montpelier, Idaho. She was the third of seven daughters born to Grace
Bridges and David Arthur Lewis. At the age of 19, Norma was called to serve in the North
Central States Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She married
Joseph Smith Savage in the Salt Lake Temple on June 24, 1931.
Norma and Joe lived in Philadelphia, PA, Rock Springs, WY, Salt Lake City and St. George,
UT. Norma's sweetheart, Joe, passed away on September 24, 1973. In later years, Norma
served a second mission; this time in the LDS Temple in London, England. She also worked
in the St. George Temple and was a pink lady at the Dixie Regional Medical Center.
Norma is survived by two daughters: Dorene Savage Hinckley (Gordon) Ewing, Las Cruces, NM;
and JoAnne Savage (John) Querry, Waterville, KS. She has ten grandchildren: Alan Hinckley,
Kathleen Hinckley, Carolyn Schramm, Josephine Fudge, David Hinckley, Ira Hinckley, Janae
Gough, Scott Querry, Robert Ewing and Victoria Gaume; as well as four step-grandchildren:
Steven Ewing, Rebecca Sims, Elizabeth Hansen and Willard Ewing. Norma has 24
great-grand-children; nine step-great-grand-children; and one great-great grand-daughter.
Norma is also survived by one sister, Catherine Mumford Stout (Payson, Utah).
A viewing and gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, April 12, 2003 at 12
Noon in the Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North, Orem, Utah. Interment will
follow in the Elysian Gardens Cemetery, 1075 East 4580 South, Salt Lake City, Utah. Anyone
wishing to send condolences to a family member, please visit
Published in the Deseret News on 4/10/2003.