|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1923|
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
|Death: ||Feb. 15, 2011|
Warren George Astin, 87, passed away on February 15, 2011 at his home. He resided at 463 West 3400 South in Bountiful, Utah at the time of his death.
He was the sixth child and youngest son of James Nephi and Lois Edith Hobson Astin. Born November 14, 1923 in Salt Lake City, UT. He attended school in Salt Lake City, UT and Chicago, IL. He graduated from Senn High School and received his BS degree from U of U. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II in Europe.
He was an active member of the LDS Church, serving missions in Czechoslovakia and England. Later in life serving with his beloved wife, Helen, in the Czech Republic. He served faithfully in many church callings.
He married the love of his life, Helen Clea Jorgensen, on November 23, 1951 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They are the parents of five children.
Preceded in death by his wife, Helen; parents; three brothers; and two sisters. Survived by his sister, Marion Astin; children, Roger (Candida), Jorgene Wilson (Mark), Kristine Yamnik (Dale), Jared (Donna), Kayleen Esplin (Scott); eighteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 19, 2011 in the Orchard Sixth Ward Chapel, 3599 South Orchard Drive, Bountiful. A viewing will be held on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main Street, Bountfiul, and Saturday morning from 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the Church prior to the services.
Interment-Bountiful Memorial Park.
Published in the Deseret News on February 17, 2011.
Bountiful Memorial Park
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Feb 17, 2011
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