Amanda Jane Walsh (Driedger)

Amanda  Jane  (Driedger) Walsh

1977 - 2020

Amanda Jane Walsh passed away suddenly on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at her home in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Survived by her husband, Breton.   Daughter of Linda Driedger and the late Rudy 2010.  Dear brother Cayle and wife Beatrice.  Dear niece Kianna and nephew Cole, many Uncles, Aunts and Cousins.

Amanda grew up on the family farm near Leamington.  She attended Mount Carmel Public school, Leamington District Secondary School and St. Clair College, Chatham.

Amanda enjoyed working as a Candy Striper at the Leamington Mennonite Home where her Grandpa Koop was a resident. 

She also enjoyed spending time with her Oma’s and Opa’s, including many sleepovers. 

Amanda was baptized on Confession of Faith at the North Leamington United Mennonite Church, May 25, 1997.

She moved to Salt Lake City in 1999 and began working in the Social Work Field.

In 2010 Amanda and Breton Walsh were married in Salt Lake Church. 

Over the past many years while working for Psychiatric and Behavior Solutions she has made lifelong co-workers and many clients.  Her soft touch was guided by a firm hand that was always steadfast for the betterment of her clients that needed this care.

A celebration of life will take place on Fri., Feb. 14, 2020 at the Federal Court House in Salt Lake City, Utah.

To keep Amanda’s passion for caring for others alive a Scholarship has been set up for clients who excel in the program set up each of them.