Wendell Lewis Butcher passed away in Salt Lake City on January 28, 1999.

Born April 27, 1918 in Joseph, Utah to James Harrison Butcher and Marie Ross. Married Irene Bergener May 11, 1939. Divorced. Married Dolores Hart. Divorced. Married Toni Marie Baccus March 10, 1988. Served two tours of duty for the Navy. Veteran of World War II. General Contractor and Developer in Utah and California.Survived by wife, Toni; children: Jennifer and Karon. Also survived by Irene's children: Steve (Mary) Butcher, Dian Marie, Sharon (Michael) Geurts, Janis (Chris) Stanfield, Susan (Dennis) Church, Michael (Arlene) Butcher, Sandra (Todd) Bredeson; brothers: Blaine (Norma) Butcher and Duane (Valene) Butcher; sisters: Anna (Lew) Longmore and Marjorie (Richard) Simons; 21 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Sylvia Mast Parker and Bessie; and brother, Jerry.

Services will be Monday, February 1, 1999 at 12 noon with viewing one hour prior at Olympus 2nd Ward Chapel, 3070 E. Nila Way (4140 South). Viewing Sunday, January 31, 1999 6-8 p.m. at Cottonwood Mortuary (4670 S. Highland Dr). Interment, Murray City Cemetery.

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