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Genevieve Cook Schulthies

Our beloved mother, grandmother, and aunt Genevieve Cook Schulthies, age 96 of Layton, Utah passed away peacefully on April 5, 2023.

She was born and raised in Bountiful, Utah by her parents Omer and Genevieve Molen Cook. She graduated from Davis High School in 1945. She married Archie Douglas Johnson Sept. 22, 1949. They moved to Germany where they adopted GenAnn Monika and James Robert. Nine months later they welcomed their baby boy Mark Douglas. They would later return to Colorado Springs to raise their family. They later divorced and Genevieve returned to Bountiful to care for her aging father Omer.

She worked as a secretary for the Davis School District until she retired May of 1994. Genevieve was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she held many callings throughout her life.

She later reconnected with her childhood friend Hal Schulthies and they were later married in the Bountiful Temple on May 3, 2002. They built their dream home in Richfield, Utah where she stayed until Hal’s passing.

She is survived by her daughter GenAnn (Cliff Howard); son Mark (Tammy); son-in-law Craig Gull (Barbara); stepsons Shane Schulthies (Kimberly); and Rod Schulthies. She has 10 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter on the way. She is preceded in death by her husband Hal Schulthies; son James; daughter-in-law Lori Johnson; stepdaughter Shauna Schulthies, great granddaughter Alyssa Johnson; her parents Omer and Genevieve Molen Cook; brothers Weston and Neil Cook; sister Freda Holbrook along with their spouses.


Our family would like to thank Alison and Kristy, her Aspire Hospice nurses as well as the many nurses and aides at Fairfield Village in Layton.

There will be a viewing Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Bountiful Russon Mortuary, 295 North Main Street, Bountiful Utah. She will be laid to rest after the viewing at the Bountiful City Cemetery at 2 p.m.