Elaine Steadman Watkins unexpectedly returned home to her Heavenly
Father on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002. She was born May 18, 1934, in
Bennion, Utah, to Albert Walter and Oneda Tischner Steadman.
Elaine married her eternal companion, Jack P. Watkins, on July 10,
1952, in the Manti Temple. They recently celebrated their 50th
Elaine was a dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints. She has served in several ward and stake callings.
Most recently she served as Stake Relief Society secretary and, with
her husband, as Church Service Missionaries at the Joseph Smith
She was employed for many years at Steadmanís Recreation, the
business which her father started. Elaineís life was spent giving
service to others. Spending time with her family was her greatest