Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Ralph William Wallin, 79, passed away peacefully on February 18, 1996.
He was born June 12, 1916, in Murray, Utah, the son of August Wilhelm and Julia Elizabeth Sessions. He married Marie M. Wellington, June 18, 1935; marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She died July 8, 1991. He married Helen McKee, July 10, 1992 in the Provo LDS Temple. He attended Murray Schools. He loved working the land as a farmer and rancher in Murray and Park City. Served on the Park City School Board for 12 years. Member of Sons of Utah Pioneers. Active member of the LDS Church.He touched our lives for good and will be dearly missed by his wife, Helen, Provo; sons Ralph W. (Bill) and Diane, Genola; Robert W. and Joanette, Salt Lake; Bruce A. and Terry, Park City; daughter, Cathy M. and Milton R. Burbidge, Salt Lake; stepchildren, Joyce (Robert) Carter, West Jordan; Ronald M. McKee, Salt Lake; Jolene (Gary) Nelson, Chandler, Arizona; 29 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Viola and Jack Littlefair; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his wife, Marie; his parents, and sisters, Erma, Ivy, Josie, Lily, and Mildred.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, 12 noon, Holladay 27th Ward, 5450 Holladay Blvd. Friends may call at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State, Wednesday 6-8 p.m. and Thursday at the church 10:30-11:30 a.m. Interment, Murray City Cemetery.
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