Wayne Kenneth Suttlemyre passed away on July 2, 2011 at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home surrounded by family, devoted caretakers and dear friends who had kept vigil as Wayne struggled with cancer.
He was born May 30, 1942 in Ogden, UT to Clyde Barry and Ethel Morse Suttlemyre, the youngest of four brothers.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; he attended Ogden High School.
Wayne lived life “on the edge”. He was an avid skier and was on the Nordic Valley and Snow Basin ski patrols. He also was a skilled hunter, fisherman, horseman and pool player.
He was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad and served in the Korean Conflict with the Army.
After retirement, Wayne lived east of Monticello, where he loved the rural live and the beauty of the area.
He loved his country, his family and his friends and was ready to defend all of them at any time.
Wayne is preceded in death by his father, Clyde.
He is survived by his mother Ethel, of Ogden, UT; son Jason, of Bountiful, UT and brothers Gary (Bobbi) of Monticello, UT; Larry (Marilyn) of Ogden, UT; and Jack (Sharon) of Exeter, CA.
Graveside Services where held at Aultorest Memorial Park, where Military Honors were accorded.