”Beloved Wife & Mother”\n\nPatricia Ann Swain Evans, beloved wife, mother, grandmother. Great grandmother, sister, friend & loved servant of our Heavenly Father, returned to him on January 26, after a brave struggle with cancer. \nPat was born March 11, 1941 in Vernal, Utah, as the 2nd child born to Wanda Collier & (Hap) Marion Swain. She grew up in Vernal. Mom married her high school sweetheart Conrad Evans Sept. 18, 1957 in the Salt Lake Temple. Dad and mom spent 48 short years together. They had 6 children.\nPat & Conrad lived a short time in Salt Lake City, Arcadia, UT, Twin Falls, ID, Lagrande, OR and Orem, UT. Before moving to Salt Lake City were she completed her time here on earth amongst the greatest friends & neighbors that can be found. \nWhere ever she lived, she served. She was Primary President twice, Jr. Sunday School Coordinator, Counselor to Young Women’s President, Relief Society President & 17 years as Blazer & Cub Scout leader. Her final assignment which she enjoyed so much was as an Ordinance Worker in the Salt Lake Temple, amongst choice sisters. Pat loved the sisters wherever she lived & served, and expressed gratitude & love to those whom she served with, in her callings. \nPat opened her heart and home to everyone. She taught her children and grandchildren to see beauty in the world. Pat found joy in gardening, beautifying her yard and home, painting, making quilts, and sewing. Her motto was “If your mind can perceive it… And your heart can believe it….. Then your hands can achieve it”. She truly “bloomed wherever she was planted”.\nShe is survived by her husband Conrad Evans her 6 children: Patty Johnson (Dave), Shawna Hardman (Jim), Conrad Jr. (Marianne), Ben (Jamie), Yvonne Flanders, Beth Winn(Jay) as well as 20 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, siblings Lloyd Swain (Shelia), H. Karl Swain (Linda), Joann Marnell, (Dale), Bill Richards (Marnell), Clifford Richards (Nila), Jim Richards ( Becky), Ron Richards (Terry) Kristene Cooper (Brent) Terrell Richards (Julene),Father: Marion (Hap) Swain (Sue). A very much loved Aunt & Uncle Lila (Keith) Caldwell. She is preceded in death by Grandson Sheldon Johnson, Sister Betty Merrell. Parents: Ben & Wanda Richards. Grandparents: Walter & Elizabeth Collier. \nSpecial thanks to the Relief Society Sisters in the Millstream Ward, The wonderful people of IHC Hospice, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Heart Center and an extra special thank you to Barbara Showell of the Heart Center, Dr. Michael Jones & Dr. DiFiore.\nFuneral services will be 12:00 pm, Tuesday, January 31st 2006 at Salt Lake Grant Stake Center (3153 South 900 East). Viewing will be 6-8 pm on Monday January 30 at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary 4760 South State Street, Murray. Also viewing prior to service 10:30-11:45.\nInterment: Vernal Cemetery (1900 So. 500 E. Vernal, Utah) Wednesday, February 1st at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the LDS perpetual education fund.