John E. Holtby (Jack), age 77, passed away Feb. 19, 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He was born April 24, 1920 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Errol Bruce Holtby and Hattie Neff. Married Naomi Carlos. Later divorced. Married Wanda Despain Thompson Feb. 14, 1947. Later sealed in the Jordan River Temple.He loved traveling, working in his "shop", and assisting many service organizations.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda; sister, Bonnie Wardle; and four sons, Dennis and Lynn Holtby, Gary Margetts, and Dee Thompson; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m. in the Union 2nd Ward, 1535 East Creek Road, Sandy. Friends may call Sunday, Feb. 22, from 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Estates Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East in Murray, and from 10-10:45 a.m. Monday at the ward. Interment following at Mountain View Memorial Estates Cemetery.
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