|Birth: ||Aug. 1, 1925|
|Death: ||May 20, 2008|
Dean S. Arave 1925 ~ 2008
Dean S. Arave, 82, passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at Ogden Regional Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Dean was born August 1, 1925 to Eugene and Lilley Simpson Arave in Hooper, Utah where he spent his childhood. Dean served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from June 1943 to April 1946. He was a naval navigator on the U.S.S. Ocklawaha as a Quarter Master 2nd Class. Dean and Verna were childhood sweethearts and were married on July 3, 1946 in the Logan LDS Temple. Together they had three daughters and one son. They were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and both served in many positions. Dean served three years in the Salt Lake City Utah Temple and a mission in the California Roseville Mission with his wife, Verna. Both served a short Stake Mission in the Layton Hills Stake. Dean was very easy going and liked by all who knew him. He was very service minded and was always willing to help his family, friends and neighbors. He liked a clean house and nice yard and was very adept at fixing, repairing or building things. He enjoyed woodworking projects and built many items used and enjoyed by his family. He enjoyed yard work, swimming, spoiling his wife, and spent many hours reading. He especially loved The Book of Mormon. His wife and family were very important to him. Dean and Verna loved their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, their extended family, friends, neighbors and their wonderful caring ward members and they would wish to thank you all, for all you have added to their lives. Surviving are three daughters, Christine (Lloyd) Adams; Kathleen (Larry) McCurdy; and Jody Arave; 17 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Dean was preceded in death by his son, Russell John, parents, five brothers, five sisters, and twin grand-daughters. Funeral services will be held Wed., May 28, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Pleasant Hills Ward, 2300 N. University Park Blvd., Layton. Friends and family may call Tues. from 6 -8 p.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Road and Wed. from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment, Hooper City Cemetery where military honors will be accorded. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the LDS Church Humanitarian Services or the Primary Children's Medical Center.
Verna Flint Suiter Arave (1927 - 2008)
Russell John Arave (1952 - 1952)*
Created by: Burt
Record added: May 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27041158
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