We'll miss our beloved husband, loving father, grandfather and brother, William C. Hague, 83, who passed away on December 24, 1993 in a local hospital.

Born on January 15, 1910 in Bingham Canyon, Utah to John Charles and Ida Pearl Hague. Married Helen Greenwell in the Salt Lake LDS Temple; she died in 1965. Married Julie Carpenter on October 15, 1965 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.He graduated from the University of Utah in electrical engineering. He was assistant superintendent of the Department of Water Supply of Salt Lake City before joining the staff of the Metropolitan Water District of Salt Lake City in 1950 as Chief Engineer. The construction of the Salt Lake Aqueduct was nearing completion and the project was soon turned over to the Water District to operate. Bill became general manager and Chief Engineer of the District and served in that position until his retirement in 1980. Under his direction, the Water District became a major supplier of water for Salt Lake City using a 41-mile aqueduct and a large water treatment plant to provide Deer Creek Reservoir water for the city. He was Chief Engineer of Little Cottonwood Treatment Plant. He was a lifetime member of the American Water Works Association and received their highest honor, the Fuller Award. Member of the LDS Church. Avid golfer at the Copper Golf Club.

Survived by his wife, Julie; children, Diane H. Ward and husband Stephen, Mary Ann Moench and husband Loren, all of Salt Lake City; and Marcia H. Pixton, Palm Springs, California; sister Marge Shire, Sacramento, California; and 10 loving grandchildren.

Funeral services 12 noon, Tuesday, December 28, 1993 in the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 3401 South Highland Drive, where friends may call 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. prior to services.

Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

If desired, contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Primary Children's Hospital.

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