Donna Carolyn Dixon, known by everyone as Carolyn, was born August 12, 1938, in Tooele, Utah to Golden William and Donna Shields Dixon. She passed away December 5, 2022, from heart failure.

Carolyn was raised in Pine Canyon, Utah. The only girl with five brothers. She graduated from Tooele High School. She married Loran Smith Dansie on March 2, 1956, in The Salt Lake Temple. They settled in Midvale, Utah and raised five sons.

Carolyn was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings. She was also an active member of the Union Lions Club where she headed the Youth Exchange Program for many years. She also organized the Lions Easter Egg hunt for the special needs community. She worked in some retail positions over the years but she is remembered for working at the Salt Lake County child care center. She always had fond memories of vacationing in Mexico with her family when they were young and later went on many memorable family vacations in Oregon with the grand-kids. She liked to watch sports, wrestling and game shows on television. She liked to paint ceramics and enjoyed knitting hats and scarves attended every game she could from little league basketball, football, wrestling, and track all the way through college. Carolyn had the privilege of watching three of her sons play on the same college football team at the same time.

Mostly she just brought the whole family together during sleepovers, back yard barbeques, and Christmas parties. As an accomplished home-maker, her divinity, home-made ice cream, jello-salads and deviled eggs where always a hit.

She is survived by her sons, Roger (Diane), Dave (Beth), Mark, Dan (Mindy), and daughter in law Charlene Dansie, 14 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Her brothers Bill (Carla) Dixon, and Raymond (Tana) Dixon.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Loran, her son Robert and her brothers, Ron, Ed, and Laury Dixon.

In the words of Carolyn, “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift. That’s why they call it the present.”

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 12, 2022, at 11:00 AM with a viewing prior from 9:30 – 10:30 AM at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Union Fort 5th Ward, 6770 South 500 East, Midvale, Utah 84047. Interment will follow at Memorial Mountain View Mortuary and Cemetery 3115 East 7800 South, Cottonwood Heights, Utah 84121 next to her sweetheart, Loran.

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Memorial Mountain View Mortuary & Cemetery
3115 East 7800 South
Cottonwood Heights, UT

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Dec 07, 2022

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Lion Carolyn Dansie will be truly missed by the Lions of Utah. We will miss her dedication and passion for Lionism. Rest in Peace.

Carol Eisenberg

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PDG Mike Eisenberg , Syracuse , UT, US Dec 09, 2022

Lion Carolyn Dansie will be truly missed by the Lions of Utah. We will miss her dedication and passion for Lionism. Rest in Peace.

Carol Eisenberg

District Governor 28U

PDG Mike Eisenberg , Syracuse , UT, US Dec 09, 2022

Aunt Carolyn will be missed! When I was young our families spent a lot of time together. I remember we would go camping and fishing with them out in the Uinta's. We hiked to the top of Bald Mountain with Loran and their kids. We visited Vernal and Dinosaur Land with them. They would come over often on Sunday afternoon to visit our family. Uncle Loran taught me to build homes, I work for him for many years. After uncle Loran passed she still attended many of the Dansie family reunions and she made a point of attending the funerals of her husbands' brothers and sister and their spouses as they passed as much as her health would permit.

Steven Dansie , Riverton, UT, US Dec 08, 2022

Aunt Carolyn will be missed! When I was young our families spent a lot of time together. I remember we would go camping and fishing with them out in the Uinta's. We hiked to the top of Bald Mountain with Loran and their kids. We visited Vernal and Dinosaur Land with them. They would come over often on Sunday afternoon to visit our family. Uncle Loran taught me to build homes, I work for him for many years. After uncle Loran passed she still attended many of the Dansie family reunions and she made a point of attending the funerals of her husbands' brothers and sister and their spouses as they passed as much as her health would permit.

Steven Dansie , Riverton, UT, US Dec 08, 2022

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