T. Elwood BladenSept. 2, 1928 ~ Aug. 27, 2013Delta, UTThomas Elwood Bladen, 84, passed away Aug. 27, 2013, surrounded by family, at home in Delta. Born Sept. 2, 1928 in Cedar City to Thomas Adams and Lottie Tobler Bladen, oldest of 5 children. Grew up in Cedar City. Graduated Cedar City High School. Sgt. Bladen served in Korea with Utah Army National Guard 213th Battalion. Married Dorothy Jeffery, on June 4, 1952 in the St. George Temple. They moved to Delta. Managed Quality Market furniture and Appliance several years, and later they operated a Sears Catalog Store. Active member of LDS Church.Survived by wife: Dorothy; children: LuAnn (David) Sroufe, Orem; Tom (LuAnne) Bladen, Hyde Park; Nancy (Tony) Stephenson, North Salt Lake; Linda (Brad) Lamb, Pleasant Grove; 30 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.Funeral: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 11 AM, Delta LDS Stake Center, 125 S. White Sage Ave. Viewings: Monday, 6:30-8:00 PM at the Stake Center; and Tuesday, 9:30-10:40 AM prior to services. Burial Delta Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.nicklemortuary.com