Verden Dale Dent

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Verden Dale Dent

Birth
Death 23 Oct 2017 (aged 74)
Burial Lewiston, Cache County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 184680934 · View Source
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One of the hardest working people you would ever meet, Verden worked from sun up to sun down. He ran his own painting and wall paper business for many years. This was often side work performed after his regular job. A dedicated employee, he poured himself into his work. Lewiston City and Utah Power and Light benefitted from his loyalty. His work ethic was recognized as he moved progressively to better and better positions. He was always looking up at power poles and transformers wherever we went. He taught his children to conquer any task and stick with it until completed.
Fatherhood was uppermost on his mind. Every action in his life was for the betterment of his children. He was deliberate and focused in the lessons and values he desired for each of us. He often said, “If you see something that needs to be done, then do it.” encouraging us to jump right in. He was always around whether we wanted him there or not. Thoughtful and meticulous he taught us skills and morals in every task. He had a tender spot for his parents, but especially his two sweet mothers.
A pillar of strength and wisdom, he shared himself with us completely. He relied heavily on the scriptures and could often be found seeking knowledge and guidance in their pages. His scriptures were often by his side.
His testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ and his willingness to serve his family and fellow man were huge parts of his character. He loved to share his testimony with his magnificent voice. He accepted many challenging callings and served with deep commitment and love. He served a faithful mission to San Paulo, Brazil 1962-1965, and fell in love with the Portuguese language. Often called to serve the youth of the church, he felt a deep desire to bring them to Christ. He has always had the goal of returning to his Heavenly Father’s loving arms ever most in his mind and heart. He strived daily to live with exactness and to be found worthy to enter into his kingdom. There is no doubt he has achieved this and is with his Father in Heaven now.
A lifetime of love, Mom and Dad celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary this year. He showered her with gifts as often as he could. True partners, they talked about everything and planned together constantly. He was blessed with a fine companion, that loved and respected him.
Wherever Dad lived, he was engaged in his community. From helping with Youth City Council meetings to scrambling eggs at Lions Club functions he wanted to better the world around him.
He loved working at the temple. We saw him deepen his patience, compassion, and tenderness. He cherished the closeness he felt to his sweet Christine when serving together. He desired to serve the Lord to the best of his ability, never cutting corners or doing part of a job. His favorite places to be were in the garden, at the dinner table with Mom’s good cooking, and in the temple. We rarely remember a time when he didn’t plant petunias or grow vegetables a plenty. Beautifully maintained and meticulously nurtured, he loved to grow things. His life was spent performing the wonderful work of growing gardens, people, family, and testimony.
He is preceded in death by his Father, George Earl; Mothers, Naomi Rose and Naomi Grace, and his sisters Earleen and Janice.
He is survived by his cherished wife Christine; Children Kevin (Wendy), Michelle (Kevin), Emily (Aaron), Richard (Tricia), Laura (Ken), Aaron (Rachel), Christal. Brothers David (Jody), Dennis (Kathy), Craig (Ann). And 23 grandchildren.
Services will be held Thursday, October 26th at the Fountain Green Chapel 151 S 200 W with the viewing from 10-11:30am, funeral beginning at 12pm.
Interment will be at the Lewiston City Cemetery


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Richard Carlsen
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 184680934
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Verden Dale Dent (3 Dec 1942–23 Oct 2017), Find a Grave Memorial no. 184680934, citing Lewiston City Cemetery, Lewiston, Cache County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) .