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 Larry Dwain Butt

Larry Dwain Butt

Birth
Blanding, San Juan County, Utah, USA
Death 21 Aug 1969 (aged 27)
San Juan County, Utah, USA
Burial Monticello, San Juan County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 147438 · View Source
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Funeral services were held Monday morning for Larry Dwain Butt whose body was recovered from Lake Powell last Saturday morning. Mr. Butt drowned in the huge lake on August 21 when he, his wife and Rex Mortensen of Monticello were swimming.
The services under the direction of San Juan Mortuary were held in the LDS Chapel in Monticello.
Music was provided by Mrs. Joe Fry with prayers by Devaughn Jones, James O. Murray and Billy J. Richardson. A man's chorus sang a hymn as did a Women's Chorus, and then the mixed chorus also sang a hymn with the Eastland Singing Mothers singing "I need thee every hour" at the graveside.
Speakers were Barton Johnson, Oscar Semideni and Rex Johnson, with Calvin Black giving the obituary. John Codner dedicated the grave. Interment was in the Monticello City Cemetery.
Acting as pallbearers were Jimmy Barry, Donald Criswell, Sheral Hollingworth, Gordon Pittenger, Keith Kincher and Layne Leffel.
Honorary pallbearers were Gary Chaffin, Yancy Dalton, John Johnson, Bobby Barry and John Scorup.
Larry was born October 30, 1941 in Blanding UT, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman D. Butt. He was married to Linda Wegner of Cortez, only last march and had a two year old son by a previous marriage.
In addition to his widow, he is survived by his parents, brothers; Jimmy of Monticello UT, Steven of Ucola UT; sisters, Mrs. Joe McGregor, Silva MO., Mrs. Gordon Pittenger, Bountiful Ut., Mrs. Sheral Hollingworth, Fort Collins CO., Mrs. Keith Fincher, Las Cruces NM., and Mrs. Donald Criswell of Ogden UT. In addition his grandmother, Myrtle Merz of Dove Creek CO. survives, as do his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman U. Butt of Monticello UT.

1st Spouse - Sharon T. ____________
Married Mar 9, 1967 in Ucolo, San Juan, UT
2nd Spouse - Linda Sue WEGNER
Married Mar 20, 1969 in Ucolo, San Juan, UT


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  • Maintained by: Shirley Utley Cressler
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 147438
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Larry Dwain Butt (30 Oct 1941–21 Aug 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 147438, citing Monticello City Cemetery, Monticello, San Juan County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Utley Cressler (contributor 47356479) .