1921 Lynn 2016

Lynn Checketts

July 1, 1921 — July 21, 2016

Tremonton- Lynn Taylor Checketts, 95, passed away on July 21, 2016 at the Bear River Valley Care Center in Tremonton, Utah. He was born on July 1, 1921 in Weston, Idaho to Andrew and Dora Taylor Checketts.

Lynn was raised in Weston, and lived in Preston, Idaho; Salt Lake City, Utah and made his home in Tremonton, Utah where he raised his family.  He married Afton White on November 9, 1943 in the Logan LDS Temple. She passed away on July 4, 2002.

His occupation, talent and passions were blacksmithing and welding.  These talents were often shared in the many projects he did for church and community over his lifetime. Other hobbies and interests included fishing, hunting and gardening.

Lynn served in the Army in Japan during World War II.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

When asked what do you attribute your long life, happiness and success to, he replied “The love for my family”.

Lynn is survived by his children: Jerry (Pat) Checketts (Brigham City, UT), Marilyn (Larry) Anderson (Tremonton, UT), Diane (Dennis) Dipo (Spokane, WA), David (Sandy) Checketts (Spring Creek, NV), Don (Tanna) Checketts (Spring Creek, NV) and Gloria (Mike) Rudd (West Fielding, UT) and a very large posterity.  Also survived by his siblings, Opal Parkinson, Wendell Checketts, Evelyn Morgan and Connie Vernon.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Afton Checketts; great grandson, Jeremy Withers and great great granddaughter, Deziray Cutler. Also preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Norell Checketts, Clyde Checketts, Nita Cutler, Edna Jensen, Wanda Palmer and Joyce Call.

Funeral services for Lynn will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016 at the Deweyville LDS Chapel (10750 N Highway 38, Deweyville, UT). Viewings will be held on Sunday evening, July 24, 2016 form 6-8 p.m. at the Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E., Tremonton, UT) and prior to the service at the church from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Bear River Valley Care Center for the love and care that they showed to Lynn.

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