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 Glen Alden Roper

Glen Alden Roper

Birth
Eureka, Juab County, Utah, USA
Death 6 Dec 2010 (aged 84)
West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Santaquin, Utah County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 62715961 · View Source
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Glen Alden Roper (84) passed peacefully from mortality, surrounded by his family, on December 6, 2010.

Born June 2, 1926 in Eureka, Utah to Wesley D. Roper and Vivian B. Bray.

Graduated from Payson High School in 1944 and served honorably in the Navy during World War II. He then served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in California.

He married Delores Greenhalgh in the Manti Temple on June 2, 1948, celebrating sixty-one years of marriage this year.

Worked for Eastman Kodak for thirty years, the last ten years in Rochester, New York as an instructor servicing copiers and equipment.
He was a faithful member in the LDS Church, serving as a Stake Sunday School Presidency and Ward Executive Secretary for six Bishops. Served twelve years as a temple worker in the Washington DC, Provo, and Jordon River Temples. Served a mission with Delores in the Wisconsin Milwaukee Mission from 1988 to 1989.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with his brothers and family. His hobbies included model trains, building and flying model airplanes, and later ham radio. The greatest loves in his life was his wife and family and their successes.

Survived by his wife Delores, his children: Larry, Mel (Lori), RuthAnn, and Kayleen, siblings Duane (Barbara), David (Barbara), and Afton Bowen. He leaves behind ten grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents and sister Donna Robbins.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2010 in the Granger North Stake Center, 3173 South 3450 West, West Valley City, Utah, with a viewing from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10, 2010 at the Church and Saturday prior to the services from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.
Interment will be held at 3:00 p.m. in the Santaquin City Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News on December 9, 2010.


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  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62715961
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Glen Alden Roper (2 Jun 1926–6 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62715961, citing Santaquin City Cemetery, Santaquin, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .