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Obituary: Lynn Stewart Ludlow

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Lynn Stewart Ludlow, thirty-five year resident of Provo, Utah; husband, father, grandfather, great-grand-father, and friend, age 83 passed away at his home on Thursday, March 29, 2001 in South Jordan, Utah.

He was born Feb-ruary 26, 1918, to Walter H. and Sarah Inez Ludlow in Benjamin, Utah. He married Thelma Wood of Spanish Fork, Utah, October 2, 1940, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Lynn graduated from Spanish Fork High School and Utah State University with a degree in Agricultural Engineering. He obtained the rank of Captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He worked for 20 years in Washington, D.C., for the Department of Agriculture Rural Electrification Administration, receiving the Superior Service Award. He was general manager of the Garkane Power Association, located in Richfield, Utah, and served for 20 years as the general manager of the Central Utah Water Conservancy District located in Orem, Utah. Lynn has been national director of the National Resources Association; president, Utah Water Users Association; national director, National Water Resource Congress; and president, Colorado River Water Users Association.

Lynn received the Bureau of Reclamation's prestigious Citizen Award in 1985.

Lynn was an active, life-long member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as a Bishop, Stake High Councilor, Elders Quorum President, and YM President.

Lynn's positive attitude, gift of patience, wisdom, and character will be missed and always appreciated.

He is survived by his wife, Thelma of Sandy, Utah; daughters, Linda Stone (Edgar) of Portland, Oregon; and Diane Babcock (Bruce) of Mukilteo, Washington; son, Kevin L. Ludlow (Kitt) of Sandy, Utah; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Monday, April 2, 2001, at 11 a.m in the Edgemont 11th Ward chapel, 3050 Mojave Lane, Provo, Utah. Friends may call at Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North, Orem, Utah, Sunday, 6 - 8 p.m., and at the church Monday, 9:45.-10:45 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at the Benjamin Cemetery.