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Our beloved husband and father, Claude Frank Atkin, age 82, died September 20, 1994 in Tooele, Utah.

Born December 7, 1911 in Tooele to William Franklin and Annie Maud Tate Atkin. Married Ometa Scott Henwood February 18, 1931 in Bountiful. Later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. She died August 20, 1965. Married Irene Roberta Hougaard December 8, 1967 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was lead/zinc supervisor at the Tooele Smelter, retired in 1971. He had served as county chairman for the Republican Party. He was also an organizer and chairman for the Railroad Museum. He belonged to the Tooele Gem and Mineral Society, and he took part in the Benson Grist Mill restoration. An active member of the LDS Church, he was a Scout leader and served in three bishoprics.Survived by wife, Irene; children, Mrs. Darrell (Lorraine) Painter, Tooele; Frank Atkin, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Boyd (Claudann) Loveless, Kaysville; 13 grandchildren; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. William (Beth) Black, Salt Lake City; Edith Mayhue, Sunset; Mrs. Don (Ruth) Morris, West Valley City.

Preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. James (Sandra) Harris; a sister, Ina Black, and a brother, Morley Atkin.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 24, 1994 at 11 a.m. in the Tooele Stake Center, 253 South 200 East. Friends may call at Tate Mortuary on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior at the church on Saturday.

Interment, Tooele City Cemetery.

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