Our loving husband, father and grandfather, Christian Fred Berghout, returned to his Father in Heaven on March 8, 1992 at the age of 86.
He was born on August 15, 1905 in Ogden, Utah to Leonard and Cornelia Margaretha Weenig Berghout. He married Lucile Maria Neff June 3, 1955 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was an active member of the LDS Church, holding the office High Priest. He served his first mission in the Netherlands beginning on April 2, 1926. There he labored in Utrecht, Amsterdam, Ijmuiden, Apeldoorn and The Hague as District President. His other church work included Sunday School teacher, ward teacher, stake missionary, finance clerk, assistant to the Washington Stake high council and bishop to Baltimore 2nd Ward in the Washington Stake.He and Lucile both worked in the Washington D.C. and Provo LDS Temples. They served their first mission together in Tallahassee, Florida. Next they served in the Washington D.C. LDS Temple from 1980-1982 and went on to serve another mission in the Swiss Temple therafter. By his example, he taught his children the wonderful blessings received by faithfully living the Gospel and doing good works.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was honorably discharged at the rank of Captain.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Lucile of Provo; two daughters and one son; Pamela and Leonard Hardesty, Maryland; Deborah and Dave Phillips, Provo; and Gregory and Jenny Berghout, Provo; also a foster son, John Nadeau, Baltimore, Maryland; nine grandsons and one granddaughter; also brothers and sisters, Henry and Frances Berghout; Leonard Berghout; Cora and Al Jeffs; Gertrude and Frank Terry; Edith and Jerry Horowitz, all of Ogden; brother
Richard and Oreta Berghout, Midvale; and brother John Berghout, Los Banos, Calif. He was preceded in death by four sisters, Margaret, Martha, Pernella and Julia.
Funeral services will be held Thurs., 11 a.m., March 12, 1992 at Sharon East Stake Center, 2400 No. 1060 East, Provo, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Entombment,
Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Salt Lake City.
Funeral Directors, Wasatch Lawn Mortuary.
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