American Veteran 02

Elmer Dean Lobato

March 9, 1948 ~ November 23, 2019 (age 71)


Elmer Lobato passed away at his home on Saturday, November 23, 2019. He was surrounded by his loving dogs “Loko”. Elmer was born in Dragerton, UT March 09, 1948, raised in Sunnyside, UT and graduated from East Carbon High Class of 1966.

The following is Elmer’s story he wanted to share with all of us….

I served my country in Vietnam for 21 months and survived I thought! Reflections of that conflict haunted me every day. I am at peace now!

I married my high school sweetheart Charlotte Manzanares, before a failed marriage we shared three wonderful children which we both loved endlessly. Phillip (Sharyn) Lobato, Althea Lobato (Wally) and Andrea (Zack) Howard. I share my love with my grandchildren: Savon, Faith, Keana, Niyah, Leah, Jayden and 6 great grandchildren.

Survived by Sisters Cliseria Bruce and Delores Muniz of Utah County and “brother” Ken Powell. Preceded in death by Mother (Josie), Father (Filadelifo), Sisters (Juanita, Patsy) Brothers (Leland, Kenneth), and my fallen brothers and sisters.

I will miss you all endlessly. Celebrate, do not be unhappy. God Bless All and God Bless America!

Gravesite ceremony will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd 2019, 2:00pm at Camp Williams 17111 South 1700 West Bluffdale, UT 84065. In lieu of flowers please donate to your local Veterans Association and help a veteran in need. A celebration of Elmer’s life will be held at the Magna VFW Post No. 7398 located at 9057 West 2700 South Magna, UT 84044 at 4:00pm after the gravesite services. Per Elmer’s wishes come have a beer with us and celebrate his life.



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Graveside Service
December 3, 2019

2:00 PM
Utah Veterans Memorial Park
17111 Camp Williams Rd
Bluffdale, UT 84065

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