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Del Ray Alvey
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1931
Escalante
Garfield County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 2004
West Valley City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Wife Donna Pedersen Alvey

Published: Sunday, Nov. 14 2004 12:00 a.m. MST
Salt Lake Tribune

1931 ~ 2004 Del Ray Alvey, age 73, passed away November 12, 2004 at his home in West Valey, Utah after suffering from respiratory arrest. He was born August 29, 1931 in Escalante, Utah to Arnold and Zella Schow Alvey. Del married Donna Pedersen Aug. 19, 1953 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He joined the Army at age 17 serving four years in Korea during the Korean War. He was awarded the Bronze Star. He lived most of his married life in Park City, Utah working 25 years in the Silver Mines and then five years for the Park City School District. Del's life revolved around his wife of 51 years and his family. He always looked forward to visits from his children and grandchildren, and enjoyed telling everyone about his great family. After retirement he enjoyed watching the jazz games on TV and playing games on his computer. Survived by his wife, Donna; children, Gail (Don) Thompson of Oregon, Brenda (Mark) Olsen of Heber City, Del (Debbie) Alvey of Ohio, and Greg Alvey of West Valley; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; brother, Tom (Tammy) Alvey of Escalante; sisters, Velma (Blaine) Durrant of Lehi, and Gayle (Earl) Stonehocker of Taylorsville; also many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; and brother, Don. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 1 p.m. at the Heber Stake Center, 150 N. 200 W. Friends may call Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Olpin-Hoopes Fuenral Home, 288 N. Main, Heber City and one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in the Heber City Cemetery with military honors. Special thanks to the V. A. Hospital Staff and social workers, and the emergency staff at Pioneer Valley Hospital for their special care and support. 
 
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 Parents:
  Arnold Alvey (1902 - 1975)
  Zella Schow Alvey (1905 - 1988)
 
 Sibling:
  Del Ray Alvey (1931 - 2004)
  Donald Alvey (1933 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Heber City Cemetery
Heber City
Wasatch County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Clifford Harold Pedersen
Record added: Jan 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83927430
Del Ray Alvey
Added by: Terrie Cranfill Jackson
 
Del Ray Alvey
Added by: Terrie Cranfill Jackson
 
Del Ray Alvey
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Added by: Mark Morgan
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 18, 2013
Thank you for serving your country
- Clifford Harold Pedersen
 Added: Oct. 8, 2012
US ARMED FORCES BRONZE STAR Awarded for "Heroic or meritorious achievement or service"
- All Americans
 Added: Oct. 8, 2012
 
 
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