Deane Thomas Jenkins
1925 ~ 2016
MAGNA- Deane Thomas Jenkins, passed away October 29, 2016 at his home while surrounded by his family. He was born July 23, 1925, in Saint Anthony, Idaho to Adelbert Thomas and Nellie Katherine Weaver McMinn Jenkins. Deane married his sweet heart Donna Perrenoud, September 29, 1943 and later their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.
Deane was drafted at the age of 17 and served in WWII on Guam. After the war Deane worked as a carpenter in construction and then retired from United Airlines after 25 years of service. He was active in the LDS church and served in many callings. Deane was an active Boy Scout Leader and was awarded the Silver Beaver. Deane and Donna both served a mission as a temple worker at the Jordan River Temple.
Deane is survived by his children; Deane Grant (Katherine Sue) Jenkins, Brenda (Dave Huhtala) McGuire, Valdean E. (Floree) Jenkins, Ricky D. (Kathy) Jenkins, 18 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, sister, Lila Dopp.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Donna, 1 granddaughter, 1 great great granddaughter, 1 brother, 2 sisters.
The family would like to thank Solstice Hospice and especially Ginger and Heather for their loving care.
Funeral services will be held 11 am Thursday November 3, 2016 at the Magna East Stake Center, 2875 S 8000 W. Magna. Visitations will be 6-8 pm Wednesday November 2, 2016 at the Peel Funeral Home, 8525 W 2700 S, Magna and 10-10:45 am at the church prior to services. Interment: Redwood Memorial Park. Condolences: www.peelfuneralhome.com