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Brent Orion GOTTFREDSON

Male 1928 - 2014  (86 years)


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  • Name Brent Orion GOTTFREDSON 
    Born 31 Jan 1928  Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 May 2014  Marysvale, Piute, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Marysvale Cemetery, Marysvale, Piute, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From the Deseret News and Telegram, Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1954:
      “Utah, Idaho G.I.s Assigned to Ft. Douglas Duty”
      “Two Mountain West servicemen, Sgt. Brent O. Gottfredson of Circleville, Utah, and Pfc. John A. Cox of Boise, Idaho, have been assigned to duty at Ft. Douglas.
      Sgt. Gottfredson, who comes here from Fort Lewis, Wash., will serve as recruiting sergeant with Detachment No. 8, 6400 Service Unit.
      He is a veteran of the Korean conflict and a former student at the University of Utah. His mother, Mrs. Orion Gottfredson, resides in Circleville.
      Sgt. Gottfredson holds the Korean Service Medal with four campaign starts [sic], United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct, World War II Victory, and Army of Occupation Medal (Japan).
      His wife, the former Lola Dawn Smoot of Antimony, Utah, resides with him at 521-5th East St.”

      Obituary issued by Magleby Mortuary:
      "Brent Orion Gottfredson, 86, passed away peacefully at his home in Marysvale May 22, 2014, after a long illness. He was born January 31, 1938 in Kelso, Washington to Orion and Gwendolyn Furbish Gottfredson. He married Lola Dawn Smoot, April 14, 1954 in Kelso, Washington.
      Brent was raised in Circleville and graduated from Piute High School in 1946. He made his career in the Army, serving in the Korean Conflict and the Viet Nam War. He was a Chief Warrant Officer and retired in September of 1970 after 24 years of service.
      He and Lola returned to Piute County where he was a Piute County Deputy Sheriff from 1977 to 1982 and was elected as sheriff in 1982, retiring in 1990. He was the Piute County Justice Court Judge from 1992 to 2003.
      Brent loved to fish, hunt and ride his 4-wheeler. He enjoyed "hanging out" at the coffee shop where he always shared a great story or had a joke to tell. He was a true friend and loved his family.
      He is survived by his wife, Lola of Marysvale; daughters, Teresa (Anthony) Guiling of Parowan, Lisa (Dave) Mitchell of Cedar City; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Jacob (Janie) Gottfredson of Corpus Christi, TX.
      He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Kellie Taylor; twin brother, Burt Gottfredson; grandson, Kristopher LaFrentz.
      Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 12:00 Noon in the Marysvale LDS Ward Chapel, where friends may call on Saturday morning from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Marysvale Cemetery with Military Rites by the V. F. W. Piute Post #7561 and the Utah Honor Guard.
      The family extends their appreciate to Intermountain Homecare of Brent during this last illness."
    Person ID I1377  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2015 

    Father Orion GOTTFREDSON,   b. 24 Dec 1896, Vermillion, Sevier, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1953, Circleville, Piute, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Gwendolyn Agnes FURBISH,   b. 5 Jan 1908, Eveleth, St. Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1998, Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1926  Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lola Dawn SMOOT 
    Married 14 Apr 1954  Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Kellie GOTTFREDSON,   b. 25 Jun 1957, Coco Solo, Panama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 2003  (Age 45 years)
     2. Teresa GOTTFREDSON
     3. Lisa GOTTFREDSON
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F6225  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1928 - Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Apr 1954 - Kelso, Cowlitz, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 May 2014 - Marysvale, Piute, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Marysvale Cemetery, Marysvale, Piute, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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