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Death: Loron Ariel ""L.A."" Marler

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Loron Ariel Marler, 94, died June 27, 1998, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born May 31, 1904, in Lewiston, Utah, to Loron William and Florence Andersen Marler. He married Velma Haslam on April 15, 1924, in Logan, Utah. Later their marriage was solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple.He and his wife loved to square dance and ballroom dance. One of their great joys was traveling throughout the world.

L.A. was the founder and owner of Marler Tire and enjoyed a successful career in the tire industry holding positions in the state and national tire dealer organizations. He was an active member of the LDS Church and served in many positions including bishoprics and High Priest Quorum leadership. He loved "doin' business," and he enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and "tendin' his horses." L.A. was a fun-loving, generous and caring man who reached out and touched many lives and he will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

The family wishes to express a special thanks to Dr. Frederick Gottlieb and associates, the Heritage Place staff and the Federal Heights Nursing Center staff.

He is survived by his children, VonaVe (Clyde) Gibson, Tooele; Dale (Inez) Marler, Mesa, AZ; Diane (Ron) Hoffman, Bountiful; and daughter-in-law, Bonnie Marler, Centerville. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and two great-great-granddaughters.

Preceded in death by his wife Velma, son Duane Marler, two grandsons and two great-grandsons.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at 11 a.m., in the Monument Park 13th Ward, 1320 South Wasatch Dr. (2700 East), Salt Lake City, UT. Friends and family may call Tuesday, June 30, 1998, from 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Lawn, 2350 East 1300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, and again one hour prior to the services at the ward. Interment to follow in Larkin Sunset Lawn.

"We love you and we will miss you Dad, Grandpa, and Grandpa Great."

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