Richard B. ‘Dick’ Gron­del

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Our sweet Grampie, Richard B “Dick” Dick and Lanora Gron­del, passed away peace­fully at his grew up home early Satur­day morn­ing, Jan. 14, in Og­den and 2017, at the age of 82. lived in Lay­ton,

He was born Nov. 7, 1934, to John Mil­ton and the and Althea Bate­man Gron­del. He mar­ried Mountain View Lanora Adaire McGill in the Salt Lake area of Wy­oming. Tem­ple on May 6, 1953. They have one daugh­ter, Robin Liegh and son-in-law He loved Kevin Beck, as well as a foster daugh­ter, base­ball and Me­lanie Lit­tle Wolf. They have five play­ing first grand­chil­dren: Che­ston (Char­lene) Beck, base. He also Amanda (John­ston) Hurd, Mi­randa (Al­bion) ref­er­eed bas­ket­ball Yea­man, Mitchell (Opal­gene) Beck for many years, but one of his greatest and Kaliegh (Erik) Walther; and nine great joy was spend­ing time out­doors. In grand­chil­dren: London Yea­man, Lorna 1972, Dick and Lanora bought 22 acres in Hurd, Janika Hurd, Char­lie Yea­man, Cordin the Uinta Moun­tains and be­gan an amaz­ing Hurd, Mar­cella Walther, Jonah Beck, ad­ven­ture. That ad­ven­ture lasted a Carver Hurd and Ce­cilia Hurd. life­time and cul­mi­nated in a mag­nif­i­cent

Dick was an ac­tive, faith­ful mem­ber of mountain home. The Church of Jesus Christ of Lat­ter-day Dick adored his wife and served her his Saints and held many po­si­tions in­clud­ing whole life. He was an ex­am­ple to all as serv­ing in sev­eral bish­oprics. He spent his he sup­ported her in all of her in­ter­ests and life serv­ing oth­ers and ex­em­pli­fy­ing the hob­bies. He also loved to serve oth­ers and Sav­ior. He served two mis­sions with his one of his high­lights for many years was wife, one in Chero­kee, North Carolina, cen­tered around Christ­mas Eve. He cre­ated and also in the Og­den In­ner City. Dick and a Santa “fam­ily,” en­list­ing his wife and his wife es­tab­lished the L.D.S. Chero­kee grand­chil­dren to help him. They were able Ge­ne­ol­ogy Fam­ily through the bless­ings to bring joy to chil­dren and oth­ers, which of the Pri­est­hood. The Chero­kee name made him feel com­plete. given to him is “Wind Be­neath Wings.” Dick was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents He was a mas­ter at mak­ing walk­ing staffs and his brother, John Gron­del. us­ing ma­te­ri­als from their land, and he en­joyed Fly high “Wind Be­neath Wings.” mak­ing and play­ing his own flute. Fu­neral were held Jan. 20, 2017, in the

Dick grad­u­ated from Og­den High Mil­ton Chapel in Mil­ton, Utah. In­ter­ment School and went to work at HAFB. He was in the Mil­ton Ceme­tery. In lieu of had his own gas sta­tion busi­ness for sev­eral flow­ers, the fam­ily has asked for do­na­tions years. He later sold life in­sur­ance and to help with the fu­neral ex­penses at industrial chem­i­cals. He also worked part- Wells Fargo Bank un­der the Dick Gron­del time for the Morgan School Dis­trict. Me­mo­rial Fund.

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