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Obituary: CHIDO, LEON


Leon Joseph Chido "Sonny"

Leon Joseph Chido "Sonny" departed December 19, 2010 and is now absent from the body and face to face with the Lord after a 5 year battle with Alzheimer's and other medical conditions. Sonny was born April 21, 1930 in Salt Lake City to John Joseph Chido and Beatrice Gertrude Hoffling Chido, he was an only child. He married the love of his life Carol Leone Mackintosh September 13, 1948 in Wyoming and was a father of 3 children. Sonny retired from the Utah State Department of Transportation on July 1, 1987 after 30 years as the Super Intendant over the grounds and maintenance as well as many other job titles. Sonny is survived by his loving wife Carol Leone Mackintosh Chido, son Steven Chido, daughter Sandee & Douglas Price, daughter Teri Chido & Michael Fronce. Grandchildren Jeremy & Sandra Price, Tricia Price, Coby & Gina Baker, Jasey Baker, Lynzi & Mason Miles, Brandon Chido, and Corey Chido. Great grandchildren Karli, Kassidi, Jacob, Nyana, Daxton, Hunter, Lexie, Alissa, Shyler, and Alex. "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life." John 3:16 Celebration of life will be held Wednesday December 22, 2010 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Thursday December 23, 2010 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm at Larkin Mortuary 260 East South Temple in Salt Lake City. Graveside services will be held December 23, 2010 2:00 pm Salt Lake City Cemetery 200 N Street in Salt Lake City.