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Ralph Sorensen Mortensen

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Ralph Sorensen Mortensen

Birth
Preston, Franklin County, Idaho, USA
Death
25 Aug 2018 (aged 95)
Preston, Franklin County, Idaho, USA
Burial
Preston, Franklin County, Idaho, USA GPS-Latitude: 42.122195, Longitude: -111.8583412
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Ralph Mortensen

September 29, 1922 - August 25, 2018

Ralph S. Mortensen, 95, passed away Aug. 25, 2018, at his home in Preston, Idaho.

He was born Sept. 29, 1922, in Preston, Idaho, the son of Andrew Daniel Mortensen and Johanna Marie Sorensen.

He served his country in the Army during World War II in Europe.

He married Beverly Jean Nelson on Oct. 13, 1948, in the Logan LDS Temple.

She preceded him in death May 11, 2018.

He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served in many bishoprics and as bishop of the Winder Ward.

He returned to college in his 40s and graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor's degree, which led to a career with FHA.

He enjoyed gardening and always had a beautiful garden.

He served a mission with his wife, Beverly, in the Texas Houston South Mission.

He had a love of the gospel and a strong testimony of the Savior, Jesus Christ.

Ralph is survived by a son,

Phil Mortensen of Chubbuck, Idaho;

a daughter,

Jan Garrett of Preston;

five grandchildren,

eight great-grandchildren

and by a brother,

Steven Mortensen of Meridian, Idaho.

He was preceded in death by his wife;

by a daughter,

Paulette Hansen;

and by two sons-in-law,

Craig Garrett

and Brent Hansen.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at noon in the Preston South Stake Center.

Friends may call Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the stake center.

Military rites and interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.webbmortuary.com.

Funeral Home
Webb Funeral Home 1005 South 8th East
Preston, ID 83263 (208) 852-0533

Published in Logan Herald Journal on Aug. 28, 2018
Ralph Mortensen

September 29, 1922 - August 25, 2018

Ralph S. Mortensen, 95, passed away Aug. 25, 2018, at his home in Preston, Idaho.

He was born Sept. 29, 1922, in Preston, Idaho, the son of Andrew Daniel Mortensen and Johanna Marie Sorensen.

He served his country in the Army during World War II in Europe.

He married Beverly Jean Nelson on Oct. 13, 1948, in the Logan LDS Temple.

She preceded him in death May 11, 2018.

He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he served in many bishoprics and as bishop of the Winder Ward.

He returned to college in his 40s and graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor's degree, which led to a career with FHA.

He enjoyed gardening and always had a beautiful garden.

He served a mission with his wife, Beverly, in the Texas Houston South Mission.

He had a love of the gospel and a strong testimony of the Savior, Jesus Christ.

Ralph is survived by a son,

Phil Mortensen of Chubbuck, Idaho;

a daughter,

Jan Garrett of Preston;

five grandchildren,

eight great-grandchildren

and by a brother,

Steven Mortensen of Meridian, Idaho.

He was preceded in death by his wife;

by a daughter,

Paulette Hansen;

and by two sons-in-law,

Craig Garrett

and Brent Hansen.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at noon in the Preston South Stake Center.

Friends may call Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the stake center.

Military rites and interment will be in the Preston Cemetery.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.webbmortuary.com.

Funeral Home
Webb Funeral Home 1005 South 8th East
Preston, ID 83263 (208) 852-0533

Published in Logan Herald Journal on Aug. 28, 2018


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