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Kent Clifton Tolboe, 72, of Orem, Utah passed away November 22, 1996.

He was born April 22, 1924 in Provo, to Clifton A. Tolboe and Myrtle Cunningham Tolboe.Mr. Tolboe grew up and attended school in Provo, graduated from Provo High School. He attended Brigham Young University and served in the Armed Services during World War II. Married Josephine Long of Ogden, June 19, 1946. She preceded him in death. He married Arlea Wilson Nimer December 16, 1981.

Mr. Tolboe is survived by five children: Jan Anderson (Richard), Ron Tolboe (Jeanne), JoAnn Krajeski (David), Craig Tolboe (Nancy), and Mike Tolboe (Susan); five stepchildren, Mel and Greg Nimer, Val Jurez (John), Dr. Brian Nimer (Michele), Blaine Nimer (Michelle), and 22 grandchildren.

Following his return from World War II, he worked as a disc jockey for KOVO and was the first color commentator for BYU Athletics. He co-founded Tolboe Construction Company in 1951 in Provo. After moving the company to Salt Lake City in 1960, he joined with his father in partnership. Tolboe Construction Company completed numerous projects throughout the Mountainwest. The company is still located in Salt Lake City. He founded Architectural Building Supply in 1967 in Salt Lake City. He was a member of Rotary International, a director of Associated General Contractors of Utah, and past president of Riverside Country Club. He enjoyed tennis, skiing, golf and hunting.

Funeral services 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 27th, at the Sunset Heights Stake Center, 1260 South 400 West, Orem. Friends may call Tuesday evening 6-8 p.m. at Berg Mortuary, 185 East Center, Provo and at the Sunset Stake Center Wednesday, prior to services. Interment, Provo City Cemetery.

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