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 Nolan George Wathen

Nolan George Wathen

Bluebell, Duchesne County, Utah, USA
Death 31 Oct 1996 (aged 63)
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 34647 · View Source
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Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Nolan George Wathen, age 63, passed away October 31, 1996 at home of cancer.

Born April 27, 1933, Bluebell, Utah to George and Geneva Hancock Wathen. Married Cherie Graff Wathen on November 17, 1951. Later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.He was a 39 year member of the Professional Golfers Association of America. He served as the head professional at the Pocatello County Club from 1957 to 1964 and as the head professional at the Mick Riley Golf Course in Murray from 1964 to 1994. He won numerous golf tournaments. He was the Utah Section PGA Teacher of the Year in 1991 and won the distinguished service award for the Utah Section PGA in 1995. Next to his family his greatest love was teaching the game of golf and shared his knowledge and talents with thousands of people. He loved spending time with his family.

Funeral services will be held, Monday, November 4, 1996 12 noon at the Cottonwood Creek Stake Center, 1535 E. Creek Road (7830 S.) Friends may call at the Cannon Mortuary 2460 E. Bengal Blvd. (7600 South) Sunday, November 3, 1996 from 6-8 p.m. and the day of the service at the church from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Survived by wife; Sandy, sons, Steven (Barbara), Ogden; Jeff (Leslie), Salt Lake; Scott, Sandy; grandchildren, Amanda, Conor, Brynn, Kelcy and Katie.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Nolan Wathen Junior Golf Trust through the Key Bank, 5101 So. State, Murray, Utah. 84107.

The family wishes to thank the clinic three and the nurses on the fifth floor at the University of Utah Medical Center and Dr. John Ward for their care and kindness.

Deseret News

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34647
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nolan George Wathen (27 Apr 1933–31 Oct 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34647, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .