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Obituary: Victor H. Le Cheminant

Victor Hugo Le Cheminant, beloved

husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend passed away peacefully after a prolonged illness Sat., March 10, 2001.

Born April 25, 1918 in Magna, Utah to Victor and Viola Soderlund Le Cheminant. He lived most of his life in Holladay and attended Granite High School.

He received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Fine Arts Degrees at the University of Utah.

Victor married his sweetheart Edith Walker May 25th, 1943 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was devoted to his wife and family and was an accomplished artist and painter. He was a High Priest in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully in many callings. He had a love of the scriptures, art, music, and gardening. His gentle, patient manner and quick wit will be missed.

He served in the military from 1936 to 1968, most of the service being in the Utah

National Guard. He was commissioned in the artillery and served three and a half years during World War II including 18 months in

Italy where he received the Purple Heart and the Air Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters. He retired from the military as a Lt. Colonel.

Victor is survived by his bride of 57 years, his children, Janet Timpson, Susan Berman (Dan), David Le Cheminant (Jeanie), Douglas Le Cheminant (Mary Louise), Kathleen

Gulbrandsen (Robert), Andrea Le Cheminant, Victoria Kearsley (Leo), Elissa Le Cheminant; 15 adoring grandchildren; a brother, Lincoln Clair Le Cheminant (Grace); and sister-in-law, Phyllis W. Le Cheminant. Preceded in death by his son, Michael Alan; his parents; a brother, Lavaur R.; and son-in-law, Webster "Tim" Timpson.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 16, 2001, 12 noon, at the Mt. Olympus 6th Ward, 4407 So. Fortuna Way (3600 E.). Friends may call Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Larkin

Sunset Lawn, 2350 E. 1300 So., and Friday at the ward from 10:45-11:45 a.m. prior to services. Interment Salt Lake City Cemetery.