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Matthew Keith Bezzant
Original name: Matthew Keith Bezzant
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Birth: May 30, 1924
Pleasant Grove
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1993
Utah County
Utah, USA

Obituary, printed in the Deseret News, March 11, 1993:

Matthew Keith Bezzant, beloved husband, father, grandfather, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1993 at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center from cardiac arrest at the age of 68.

He was born May 30, 1924 in Pleasant Grove, Utah to Matthew and Corah Olpin Bezzant. He married his sweetheart, Mae Sevy, September 3, 1946 in the Manti LDS Temple. He was a dedicated, loving church and family man and was happiest when serving others. He attended school in Pleasant Grove, graduating from Pleasant Grove High School. He then attended Brigham Young University, graduating in the field of education, teaching in Richfield and Randolph, Utah, where he served as principal. He spent his final teaching years at Pleasant Grove Junior High as a physical education teacher. During summers, he worked for the Forest Service, enjoying many happy hours in the mountains; he loved hunting and fishing.

During World War II, he served his country in the United State Army. He devoted many years of service to the LDS Church, serving as bishop, high councilman, secretary of Young Men's Regional Sports and other numerous callings.

He is survived by his loving wife, five sons and two daughters, Michael Keith Bazzant, Rigby, Idaho; Gary John Bazzant, Highland, Utah; Bruce Lowe Bezzant and Steven Ray Bezzant, Lindon, Utah; Douglas Gene Bezzant, Midvale; Julene Mikalauski and Karen Bezzant, Pleasant Grove; 27 grandchildren; three brothers, two sisters, Mildred Sutch, Richard (Dick) Bezzant and Brian Bezzant, Pleasant Grove; Reed Bezzant, Midway; Louis Sunderland, Lehi, Utah. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Mar. 12, 1993 in Grove Ward Meeting House, 455 East 200 South, Pleasant Grove, Utah. Friends and family members may call Thursday eve. Mar. 11, 1993 from 6-8 p.m. at Olpin Mortuary, 494 So. 300 East, Pleasant Grove, Utah or one hour prior to services at Grove Ward Meeting House. Burial: Pleasant Grove City Cemetery.
Family links: 
  Matthew Bezzant (1898 - 1977)
  Cora Olpin Bezzant (1896 - 1988)
  Matthew Keith Bezzant (1924 - 1993)
  Richard Leon Bezzant (1926 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Grove City Cemetery
Pleasant Grove
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: A-10-006-04
Maintained by: Brenda
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
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Matthew Keith Bezzant
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