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1934 Richard 2019

Richard Mortensen

July 2, 1934 — September 19, 2019

Richard (Dick) Thomas Mortensen, 85, passed away peacefully on September 19, 2019. He is proceeded in death by his parents and 6 siblings. Dick is survived by his wife of 67 years and high school sweetheart Veda Lee Mortensen, 4 daughters, Sherrie Edwards, Lynnette Cunningham, Lorraine Griffith and Emilie White, 2 sons, Richard D Mortensen and Harold A Mortensen, 16 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. He enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends. He will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. Dick was honest and a true fighter. Throughout his life he enjoyed fishing, camping, golfing and a good engaging conversation on any subject.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Starts at 12:30 pm (Mountain time)

Elysian Garden Cemetery

1075 E 4580 S, Millcreek, UT 84117

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