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 Dell Jensen Larkin

Dell Jensen Larkin

Birth
Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Death 6 Sep 1990 (aged 64)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 31-3-E-4
Memorial ID 136058 · View Source
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Son of Frederick Seal Larkins and Julia Lavida Jensen

Husband of Dorothy Green

Del J. Larkin, 64, passed away Thursday, September 6, 1990 at St. Mark's Hospital in Salt Lake City after a courageous battle with an extended illness.

He was born May 15, 1926 in Kaysville, Utah, son of Fred S. and Lavida Jensen Larkin. He married Dorothy Green February 4, 1949 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was reared in Kaysville and had lived in the Kaysville-Fruit Heights area the past 30 years.

He graduated from Davis High School, attended the University of Utah and Utah State University.

He was a prominent businessman in Kaysville, managing Central Finance Company for 12 years, and was owner of Lender's Finance and Larkin Collection Agency. He had worked for Beneficial Finance Company for 15 years managing offices in British Columbia, Canada, Reno, Nev, San Jose, Calif. and Pocatello, Idaho.

He was a member of the Fruit Heights 6th LDS Ward, served in the Sunday School Presidency, Stake Young Men's MIA, and as an exemplary home teacher.

e organized and was charter president of the Kaysville Chamber of Commerce, was member of the Kaysville Rotary Club, and president of the Ogden Lender's Exchange. He was active in many charitable organizations and civic events.

He was a veteran of World War II, served with the U.S. Army Airborne Paratroppers 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions in Germany and Austria.

He was known for his love of his family, life and people, his enthusiasm and positive outlook.

Survived by his wife, Fruit Heights; four sons and one daughter, Scott D. and wife Tamara Larkin, Mantua, Utah; Rodney B. and wife Robyn Larkin; Ted R Larkin; Julie A. Larkin, all of Fruit Heights, Utah; Brett R. and wife Denise Larkin, Kaysville, Utah; grandson, Braden Larkin, Fruit Heights, Utah; eight other grandchildren.

Also surviving are three brothers and two sisters, Clifton J. Larkin, Kaysville; Howard F. Larkin, Layton; Buddy Glen Larkin, Darby, Mont.; Carol and husband Richard Norris, Fountain Valley, Calif.; Barbara and husband Blaine Nuttall, Bountiful. He was preceded in death by four brothers, one sister and his parents.

Funeral services will be Monday, September 10, 1990, at 2 pm., at the Fruit Heights LDS Stake Center, 170 North Mountain Road. Friends may call Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Lindquist's Kaysville Mortuary, 400 North Main, and Monday at the stake center from 12:30-1:45 a.m. Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery where military honors will be accorded by the VFW Honor Guard.

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Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT)
Date: September 8, 1990


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  • Maintained by: kent shepard
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136058
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dell Jensen Larkin (15 May 1926–6 Sep 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136058, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by kent shepard (contributor 46959088) .