DeeAnn Whipple, age 77, died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born March 2, 1938 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Delmar Daniel and Margaret Oliverson Snarr. On August 31, 1956 she married Raymond Laird Whipple in Idaho Falls. They were later sealed in the St. George Temple.
DeeAnn grew up in Idaho Falls, then shortly after being married she moved to Laird’s family ranch in Logandale. In 1960 they moved to Las Vegas where they owned and operated a concrete construction company where she kept the books and records. In 1990, they sold the business and moved to Panaca to run their ranch. She enjoyed skeet shooting, fishing, reading and was passionate about family history and genealogy.
Survivors include two sons and one daughter: Laird Jr. (Elizabeth); Cortney (Carrie) both of Las Vegas, NV; Angela (Tony) Branco of Henderson, NV; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren, her mother and one sister, Sherlene (Octavio) Galindo of AZ.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. Tule Springs Stake Center, 6051 Dorrell Lane, Las Vegas, NV. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the chapel.
Interment will follow in the Logandale Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.moapavalleymortuary.com