LaRae Larsen Derbidge, 88, passed away on January 4, 2024, at her home in Kearns, Utah of natural causes. She was born on September 16, 1935, in Burley, Idaho to Kenneth Rudolph Larsen and Effa Hannah Hollingshead. She married Donald Dale Derbidge on June 10, 1954. They were later sealed in the Jordan River Temple on February 15, 1990.

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LaRae was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints where she served in various callings. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She loved sewing, cooking, baking, and camping. In her youth she loved dancing and roller skating. LaRae was the cornerstone of her family, and she will be deeply missed until we see her again.

LaRae is survived by her husband Donald Dale Derbidge, children John (Valerie) Derbidge, Carolyn Gunnell (Derbidge), Ruth (Chuck) Calder, Sharon (Mark) Ruttenbur, Shelley (Mike) McLaughlin, Donald R (Denise) Derbidge, Jeff (Karla) Derbidge, 28 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her mother and father, brother Glen Larsen, granddaughter Kirstin Mortensen (Derbidge), great granddaughter Saige Mortensen, father-in-law John Armstrong Derbidge, mother-in-law Ida May Jones.

There will be a viewing on Monday January 8th from 6-8 pm at the Kearns 6th Ward building located at 4260 W 5215 S, Kearns, Utah. Funeral services will be on Tuesday January 9th ,2024 at 11:00 am with a viewing prior to the services from 10 – 10:45 am. Interment at 1 pm at Larkin Cemetery Sunset Gardens located at 1950 E 10600 S, Sandy, Utah.

The family would like to extend our deepest gratitude for all of LaRae’s care givers at Intermountain Medical Center, Legacy Village Rehabilitation, IHC Home Health and Hospice, and various other care givers who have helped her with her needs.



Monday, Jan. 08, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kearns 6th Ward Meetinghouse
4260 W. 5215 S.
Kearns, UT 84118


Tuesday, Jan. 09, 2024 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Kearns 6th Ward Meetinghouse
4260 W. 5215 S.
Kearns, UT 84118

Funeral Service

Tuesday, Jan. 09, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kearns 6th Ward Meetinghouse
4260 W. 5215 S.
Kearns, UT 84118


Tuesday, Jan. 09, 2024 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery
1950 E. Dimple Dell Rd
Sandy, UT 84092

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Larkin Sunset Gardens
1950 E 10600 S
Sandy, UT

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Jan 05, 2024

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