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Rhea Louise (Dewsnup) Edison

March 9, 1925 ~ June 14, 2019 (age 94)

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Rhea Louise Edison (Dewsnup) was born March 9, 1925 age 94, of Fair Oaks, CA passed away Friday, June 14, 2019.

Rhea was a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley Class of 1947, obtaining her master's degree in Elementary Education, and taught public school for the Sacramento City Unified School District for 35 years.

As an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she served over 25 years as a temple worker at the Oakland, CA Temple, and in later years at the Sacramento, CA Temple.

She was a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. Where she continued the genealogy work of her family, and took a determined interest in preservation of family heritage.

She leaves behind 4 living children: Stephen Swisher, Samuel Swisher, Matthew Swisher and Susan Reeves (Swisher).

11 Grandchildren: Aaron (Joelene) Swisher, Renee' Swisher, Jill (Jesse) Mathews, Chantel (Kent) Myers, Tracy Volpi, Matthew (Melissa) Swisher II, Rhea Swisher, Bryson (Taralee) Spencer, (Colleen) Reeves and Logan Reeves.

20 Great Grandchildren: Avery, Molly, Porter, Lucy, Preston, Emigh, Taron, Steven, Jordon, Ezekiel, Jude, Nevaeh, Jenavive, Sara, Selma, Eva, Eli, Owen, Ammon and Clara.

1 great great grandchild, Mila.

Preceding her in death: her husband Monte Edison, parents, Arthur and Clara Dewsnup, brother, Stanley Dewsnup,  sister, Elizabeth Smith (Dewsnup), son, Mark Swisher, and grandson, Trever Reeves, and many extended family and multitude of friends.

Family and friends are welcome for visitation from 4:00-7:00PM on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Price Funeral Chapel, 6335 Sunrise Blvd., Citrus Heights, and are invited to attend the funeral service at 10:00AM on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 8267 Deseret Ave., Fair Oaks, followed by the Grave Dedication at Fair Oaks Cemetery. 

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June 24, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price Funeral Chapel, Inc.
6335 Sunrise Blvd
Citrus Heights, CA 95610

Funeral Service
June 25, 2019

10:00 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Deseret Chapel,
8267 Deseret Avenue
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

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