1924 ~ 2004

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- Kirt Overson, age 80, died March 15, 2004 in Delta.

Born February 18, 1924 in Lynndyl to William and Mina Overson. Graduated Delta High School. Served in US Coast Guard in Hawaii and St. Joseph, Michigan from 1942 to 1945. After honorable discharge, remained in Michigan to become building contractor. Met Peggy Rybicki. They married March 13, 1965, and returned to Millard County to and share their life. Re-established his contracting business. Built many steel buildings in Utah and Idaho. Member American Legion and West Millard Search & Rescue Posse.

Love and knowledge of West Desert was extensive. Enjoyed collecting and restoring antique sewing machines, debating politics, and was ALWAYS right.

Survived by loving wife of 39 years: Peggy, daughters: Darlene (Harold) Helgesen, Murray; Kyla Overson, Delta; seven brothers and sisters; three granddaughters; two great-granddaughters. Preceded in death by sons: Wayne and Troy; granddaughter: MaDonna; brother: Raymond. Will be missed by many.

Graveside services Friday 11 am, March 19, 2004, Delta Cemetery. Friends call Thursday March 18, 2004 7-8 p.m. at Nickle Mortuary, Delta.