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Clinton John Nelson
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1924
Thatcher
Box Elder County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 2009
Taylorsville
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Our cherished father, husband, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Clinton John Nelson, age 85, returned to the arms of his Heavenly Father on Monday, March 9, 2009 and was reunited with his wife and other waiting family members. He resided at 6168 South Don Juan Drive (2980 West) in Taylorsville, Utah at the time of his death.

He was born in Thatcher, Utah on February 6, 1924, the sixth child of his loving parents Asa Cutler Nelson and Mary Lucilia Layton.

Clinton married Remilda Trujillo on November 5, 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah and was later sealed in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

He was a faithful member of the LDS Church, holding the office of High Priest. He was previously a member of the Bishopric and was very active in the priesthood. He was an avid gardener and could grow anything.

He worked at many jobs in his lifetime; his favorite was being a rancher. He was a jack of all trades excelling in wood working and building. He was a foster grandparent in the Myton and Vernal schools. He enjoyed square dancing and having KFC and a piece of pie.

He is survived by his six children and their spouses, Bryce and Toni Nelson, Sherry Nelson, Maureen and Roger Welsh, Randy and Lisa Nelson, Shawn and Linda Nelson and Dawnita Coleman; 22 grandchildren and 41 great-grandchildren; sister, Gwen Burton. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Remilda Trujillo Nelson and his brothers, Leland, Verl Asa, Odell and Dean Dale Nelson; sisters, Lucilia Lawson, Uraina Redmond and Emma Fox.

The first viewing will be held at 12:30 p.m. and Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2009 in the Bennion Heights First Ward Chapel, 6030 South Prairie View Drive (3510 West), Taylorsville, Utah. The second viewing will be held from 1:00-1:45 p.m. on March 14, 2009 at the Hullinger Mortuary, 457 East 300 North, Roosevelt, Utah.
Interment will be in the Tridell Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News on 3/11/2009. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Remilda Trujillo Nelson (1924 - 2009)*
 
 Children:
  Baby Sonny Nelson (1943 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tridell Cemetery
Tridell
Uintah County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Mar 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34745567
Clinton John Nelson
Added by: Kent Yocom
 
Clinton John Nelson
Added by: Ryan D. Curtis
 
 
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- Peggy (Van) Holt
 Added: Apr. 6, 2013

- Peggy (Van) Holt
 Added: Dec. 20, 2010
Dear Clint, I just wanted to say what a fun time we, my parents and I had Square Dancing with you and Remilda in the "Checkmates" Square Dance Club a long time ago. Hope you and my folks can get a Square going,(now that you have Fred Brown to "Call". Till...(Read more)
- Peggy (Van) Holt
 Added: Jul. 8, 2009
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