Sheri Ann Kunzler Neeley (age 47) of Salt Lake City, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, after a valiant battle with ovarian cancer that quickly spread to other areas of her body. Thanks to a skilled surgeon and team of doctors at Huntsman Cancer Institute she was able to enjoy a year being cancer-free before it returned.

Sheri was born on April 6, 1976, to Wayne and Cheryl (Rasmusen) Kunzler in Logan, Utah. Sheri graduated from Box Elder High School in 1994, and attended LDS Business College for one year. She spent many years working in various office jobs.

Sheri enjoyed playing games, scrapbooking, reading, writing, swimming, and loved all things ocean. Spending time with family and friends was the highlight of her life. She was known for “spreading sunshine” by sending cards and packages to make people smile. Sheri was a joy and had a great smile.

Sheri belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her favorite calling in the church was playing the piano in the Primary for seven years.

In 1998, Sheri met Scott Kennith Neeley, which she often said, “was the best thing that has ever happened to her.” They were married on September 12, 1998, in the Salt Lake City Temple. Sheri and Scott were unable to have children, but are blessed with over 25 nieces and nephews (even some greats) whom they love dearly.

Sheri was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Glen and Arlene (Foote) Kunzler of Willard, Utah, and maternal grandparents Leroy and Joan (Hansen) Rasmusen of Richfield, Utah, and father-in-law, Kennith Clark Neeley of West Valley City, Utah.

She is survived by husband, Scott Kennith Neeley of Salt Lake City & her cat, Abby. Parents, Wayne and Cheryl Kunzler of Brigham City, Utah, sister Korina (Bill) Lee of Perry, Utah, and brother Brandon (Amanda) Kunzler of Brigham City, Utah, mother-in-law Kay (Harrison) Neeley of West Valley City, Utah, and Scott’s siblings Diane (Brad) Durtchi of Humble, Texas, Cheryl (Russ) Chadwick of Draper, Utah, Kristine (David) Hesse of Eagle Mountain, Utah, Shauna (Paul) Smith of West Valley City, Utah, and Mike (Jody) Neeley of Bountiful, Utah.

Services will be held at the Rose Park 7th Ward Building – 1555 N 1200 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84116. A viewing will be held at that location on Friday, December 1, from 6-8 p.m. On Saturday, December 2, a viewing will be held from 10-11:45 a.m. with funeral services to follow from 12-1 p.m. The interment will be at the Willard City Cemetery about 3 p.m. that afternoon. The service will be livestreamed and may be accessed by visiting https://www.larkinmortuary.com/obituary/view/sheri-ann-kunzler-neeley/ and clicking the "Watch Services" button.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Huntsman Cancer Institute or Needs Beyond Medicine.

A big thank you to Huntsman at Home for their excellent care with Sheri in her final days. And all the family and friends that supported her and Scott through the entire journey.

Services

Viewing

Friday, Dec. 01, 2023 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rose Park 7th Ward
1155 N 1200 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Viewing

Saturday, Dec. 02, 2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rose Park 7th Ward
1155 N 1200 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Funeral Service

Saturday, Dec. 02, 2023 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rose Park 7th Ward
1155 N 1200 W
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Graveside Service

Saturday, Dec. 02, 2023 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Willard City Cemetery
550 N Main St
Willard, UT 84340

Services Handled By

Larkin Mortuary
260 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT

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Nov 22, 2023

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