Our Beautiful talented strong giving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Great Grandmother. Alice Mable (Horsefield) Welsh passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 14, 2016 at the age of 104. Mom was born in Peterson, Utah January 20, 1912, the youngest of 8 children. May 14, 1934 she married Reed Welsh, together they had 4 daughters. Mom was a hard worker. She started at the young age of 14 and continued working till she was 87 years old. She was well known in the community for her delicious pies. She not only made the pies, but she shared her recipes and taught many to make her pies and passed on her legacy to her daughters and grandchildren. At the age of 100 she alone, made 19 pies for the senior citizens to enjoy. On her 100th Birthday she was honored by Utah Governor Gary R Herbert and also received a letter from President Obama. She enjoyed traveling from coast to coast and also to Hawaii and England. Mom was very young at heart climbing to the M (the Morgan emblem on the mountain), with her grandchildren and climbing Trappers loop when it officially opened at the age of 70. Her favorite song was (Have I done any good in the world today). If asked, what was her secret of longevity was? She would reply hard work, keeping active and never giving up. Moms sole purpose in life was always helping and giving not only to her family across generations, but to the community. Mom could always be seen walking to work or to visit friends. Mom wrote poems for family and friends, some of her poems were published for others to enjoy. Mom lived to see the first airplane to today technology. At Moms request her body has been donated to the University of Utah school of Medicine, for the advancement of Science. Mom was a very giving person, so it is now fitting that even after passing she is still giving.
Last night heaven gained a beautiful angel. You were just amazing and gave hope to my world. You lived a long and beautiful life and know more than me. We share the same birthday. You made me smile with every little thing you did. You were born on January 20, 1912. You amaze me more than anyone. l love you more than anything. l hope you are with my Mom and are happy in your new home. I am happy you didn't have to suffer any longer. lt was better this way. I love you lots! Rest in peace Grandma Rosie, and Happy Valentine's Day.