Our sweet little wife, mother, sister, grandmother and Aunt returned to the loving arms of our heavenly father on December 17th, 2013. Mom was born November 9th, 1939 in Provo, Utah to James Alma Brand and Grace Ursula Hansen. She was the youngest of 8 children and the only girl.\n\nShe loved to grow any kind of flowers that she could find and maintain her garden. She also enjoyed crafts and canning. She taught us how to work hard in life and to have respect for other people's beliefs. She always took pride in a clean home. Mom retired from American Fork hospital after 19 years of service. She loved her job there and the friendships that she made. However her greatest passion was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved her family with all of her heart and we all loved her and her funny little ways. She is going to be greatly missed!!\n\nMom was blessed with a daughter Christine (Edgar)Kearley of Lindon. She then married Bill Jacklin on May 21st, 1975. This union brought mom another daughter Sherrill Jacklin of Orem. She is survived by her sweetheart, 2 daughters, 16 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Her brother and sister in law, Jack and Elda Brand of Heber, as well as numerous nephews and nieces.\n\nPreceded in death by her parents, brother's Jimmy, Billy, Bruce, Mark, Clyde, Burdette and two sisters that were stillborn.\n\nFuneral services will be held on December 21st, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove, Utah. Friends and family may call from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. prior to the services. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.