Torrey, Utah - Our beloved wife, daughter and sister, Dana Kristine West Burgess, age 58, of Torrey, died October 12, 2012 in Richfield, after several years of failing health.
She was born July 1, 1954 in Salt Lake City, Utah, a daughter of Raymond Junior and Beth Marie Austin West. She attended and graduated from Cypress High School, Class of 1972, in Salt Lake and then attended Ricks College and Snow College.
Dana married Don Berdoyle Burgess, February 28, 1984 in West Jordan, Utah. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple June 3, 1985.
She was an active member of the LDS Church. She worked for 15 years as an accountant at the University of Utah. Dana and Don moved to Wayne County in 2006. Dana enjoyed photography and training and riding horses. She taught kids how to ride horses and also taught animal husbandry. She loved all animals and enjoyed taking care of them.
Dana is survived by her husband of Torrey; her mother, Beth Marie West of West Valley City; two brothers and one sister: Michael and Dianna West of Salt Lake City; Raymond Scott and Glenda West of West Valley City; Marilyn and Chris Shank of Eagle Mountain; her mother-in-law, Elnora Burgess of Torrey; brother and sisters-in-law: Nora and Johnny Baca of Kearns; Louise and Pete Archuleta of Aztec, New Mexico; Jean Clark of Gilbert, Arizona; Joan and Terry Medford of Bloomfield, New Mexico.
She is preceded in death by her father, Raymond Junior West and her father-in-law: Doan Berdoyle Burgess.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. in the Torrey LDS Ward Chapel, where friends may call for viewing Saturday morning from 11:00 to 12:30 prior to the services.
Burial will be in the Torrey Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.