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Obituary: POOR, GOLDEN

Golden Earl Poor1928 ~ 2013What a glorious day it was on April 3rd, as that is the day that Golden Earl Poor was reunited with the love of his life, his wife, Olive Edna, his son, Trent Earl, and his daughter, Cindy Lee Page. They left this mortal earth and were waiting for him with open arms in Heaven.Golden Poor leaves behind four daughters: Terrie Kay Moss (David), Jacqueline Weyland (Jack), Lorie Lou Halvorsen (Mark), Kimberly Rae Wiscomb (Jerry); 14 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren. Dad was born in Herriman, Utah August 27th 1928 to Daisy and Earl Poor. He was the first of four siblings, the only boy, and the first to leave. His other siblings and their husbands Lorraine Hamilton, Louise Densley and Earlene Wright survive Golden.He was married and sealed in the Salt Lake Temple to Olive Edna Atwood on June 22nd 1949. They were blessed with six children. He attended the University of Utah where he received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1951, his Masters of Business Administration degree in 1956. He entered the College of Law in 1953 and graduated with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 1958.He worked as an industrial engineer for U.S. Steel and then joined a management consulting firm in California. He returned to Utah where he was Assistant Store Manager and later became the Director of Operations and Service Center Manager at ZCMI. He also did private practice as an Attorney at Law specializing in estate planning. Under the firm name of Golden Approach he developed many seminars.He was a Special Agent (O.S.I.) in the Air Force. He was discharged as a Major after 14 years of service. He has had many callings in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, among them are two bishoprics, stake missionary, high council and perhaps the one that stood out the most was Gospel Doctrine Teacher, where there was standing room only.Dad's greatest accomplishments, however, was the love he had for our mother. Together they traveled throughout the world and raised a family that learned to love and to serve one another. The last few years of his life have been at the Wentworth on Highland Drive. We wish to thank them for the love and care that our Dad received while he was there. We love you and will miss you, Dad. Say "hi" to Mom, Trent and Cindy.Funeral service will be Monday, April 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Willow Creek 1st Ward (2115 E. Sublett Pl., Sandy). There will be a viewing Sunday night from 6-8 p.m. at the church as well as one hour prior to service. Interment will be at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park (3401 S. Highland Dr.)