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Dale J. Huntsman

July 12, 1930 February 4, 2019
Dale J. Huntsman
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Obituary for Dale J. Huntsman

Elsinore, Utah - Dale J. Huntsman passed away peacefully at his home in Elsinore, Utah surrounded by his loving family on February 4, 2019 at the age of 88. He was born July 12, 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah to John David and Inez Black Huntsman. He married Karma Lois Christiansen on September 8, 1948 in Pleasant Grove, Utah. They were later sealed in the Salt Lake City temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. They were blessed with 4 children; Carolyn, Connie, Dan, and Lynn.

As a child Dale sold newspapers on the corner of Hotel Utah in Salt Lake City. The family moved to Pleasant Grove, Utah when he was 15 years old where he enjoyed farm work and began his trade as a plasterer.

Dale and Karma moved their family to Reno, Nevada in 1963 and then to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1965 where Dale and Karma owned and operated Nevada Lath & Plaster until their retirement. He served as a North Las Vegas City councilman.

Dale was very active in Boy Scouts of the America where he was awarded the Silver Beaver. He served in many callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints including serving as a bishop and in the stake presidency. Dale and Karma served as mission president and mission mom of the Texas, San Antonio Mission from 1986 to 1989. They had a great love for their missionaries.

Dale and Karma moved to Monroe, Utah in 1999. Karma preceded him in death in June 2002. He married IlaDean Nielson in September 2004. She preceded him in death in October 2017.

He is survived by his children; Connie (Milo) Medley of Marysvale, Lynn (Beverly) Huntsman of Elsinore, his daughter-in-law, Brenda of Cedar City as well as his sister LaRae Bryant of Fillmore, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his daughter Carolyn LeBaron and her husband Kerry LeBaron as well as his son Dan J. Huntsman He is also preceded in death by his parents and 3 siblings Lyman, Shirley, & Sheldon.

The funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Elsinore LDS Ward chapel. Friends may call for viewing at the Springer Turner Funeral Home in Richfield, Friday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. or at the ward chapel in Elsinore, Saturday morning from 11:30 to 12:30 prior to the services.

Burial will be in the Monroe City Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.


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Previous Events

Viewing

Friday

8

Feb

6:00 PM 2/8/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Springer Turner Funeral Home - Richfield

260 North 400 West
Richfield, UT 84701

Springer Turner Funeral Home - Richfield
260 North 400 West Richfield 84701 UT
United States

Viewing

Saturday

9

Feb

11:30 AM 2/9/2019 11:30:00 AM - 12:30 PM 2/9/2019 12:30:00 PM
Elsinore LDS Ward Chapel

75 NOrth Center Street
Elsinore, UT 84724

Elsinore LDS Ward Chapel
75 NOrth Center Street Elsinore 84724 UT
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Feb

1:00 PM 2/9/2019 1:00:00 PM
Elsinore LDS Ward Chapel

75 NOrth Center Street
Elsinore, UT 84724

Elsinore LDS Ward Chapel
75 NOrth Center Street Elsinore 84724 UT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Monroe Cemetery Final Resting Place

650 N Washburnville Rd
Monroe , UT 84754

650 N Washburnville Rd Monroe 84754 UT
United States
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