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Grant R. Caldwell "Beloved Husband, Father & Grandfather" Grant R. Caldwell passed away June 10, 2005 at the University of Utah Medical Center due to complications from pulmonary fibrosis. Grant was born November 11, 1924 in Paris, Idaho, a son of Thomas and Lena Caldwell. He attended elementary and high school in Paris and after serving for two and a half years in the U.S. Navy during World War II, entered the University of Utah. Grant was elected to Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma honorary fraternities and graduated in 1950 with high honors. On November 27, 1946, Grant and his childhood sweetheart, Lois Hymas, were married in the Salt Lake Temple. To this union were born three daughters, Kathie, Tammie and Jana. Lois and his three daughters were the focal point of Grant's life. While at the University, Grant began working part time for a public accounting firm. This firm later became Caldwell, Nielson, Cambell and Company. In 1962, this firm merged with a national and international certified public accounting firm, KMG Main Hurdman. Grant served as managing partner of the Salt Lake office and on its Board of Directors for several years. When this firm merged with KPMG in 1987, Grant retired as a partner, but continued on in a consulting capacity. Later, Grant served on the Board of Directors of Zion's Bank Corporation and the Bank of Idaho Holding Company and continued consulting with several former clients. He was called by Governor Leavitt to serve as a member of the Utah Legislative Process Committee and served in this capacity for nine years. In recognition for Grant's accounting career achievements, Grant was made an honorary member of the American Institute of CPA's and a lifetime member of the Utah Association of CPA's. Grant was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held the office of High Priest at the time of his death. He held many positions including approximately 14 years as a Stake Financial Clerk. Grant is survived by his wife, Lois, of 58 years; three daughters, Kathie Caldwell, Tammie Workman (Randy), Jana Hughes (Randall); eleven grandchildren; and a brother, Glen. The family will miss Grant's sense of humor. His serious side had a constant theme to get an education; to learn from our mistakes and adversities, which are certain to occur in our lives; to avoid regrets by always doing our best and above all to stay close to the Lord. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2005, 12 noon at the Monument Park Stake Center, 1320 So. Wasatch Drive. Friends and family may attend a viewing on Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Lawn, 2350 East 1300 South, and from 10:45-11:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow in the Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery.

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