Jack B. Green, 77, passed away on February 7, 1995 from complications resulting from cancer.

He was born November 14, 1917 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Joseph Roland Green and Ethyl Eliza Pack, who resided on 9th East for many years. Graduated from Granite High. He married Aileen Bench on September 26, 1941. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Later divorced, and married Peggy Poppe in 1989.Jack was an avid sportsman, and also loved to go dancing. He enjoyed golf and had several holes in one. He was a veteran of World War II. He was an accomplished brick mason and building contractor and took pride in every job. He was very proud of the brick he laid at the "This is the Place" monument and numerous other prominent buildings in the Salt Lake area.

Jack was a faithful Latter-day Saint who served two years on a stake mission, and served in many ward positions. Roses and flowers were his hobby. He had hundreds of tulips and over one hundred varieties of roses which were planted all around his home. He was featured in an article in the Salt Lake Tribune on November 3, 1985 that exhibited his gardening and flower cultivating prowess. He was a loving and supportive father, grandfather, and husband. He led a full and satisfying life, and never complained about his terminal illness.

Survived by his loving wife and devoted companion, Peggy Green; and his children, Diane Quist (David), Brent Green (Karen), Steven J. Green (Susan), and Sharlene Wardrop (Todd). Also by his brother, Delwin Green, and sister-in-law, Kay Green. He had 15 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Funeral services will be Friday, February 10, 1995, 1 p.m., in the chapel of Cottonwood Mortuary at 4670 South Highland Drive. Friends may call Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. and on Friday, one hour prior to the service. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens, 10600 South 1700 East.


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