Mack Lloyd Gleave|
1920 ~ 2014
Mack Lloyd Gleave, 93 of Salt Lake City, Utah, died Jan. 30th, 2014 in his home surrounded by children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was born in Richfield, Utah on May 14th, 1920 to Lloyd Nathaniel Gleave and Olive Gleave. He grew up in Annabella, Utah and graduated from South Sevier High. He was married to Mary Lavern Hutchinson who preceded him in death in 1994.
He served a mission for the LDS Church in California where he met his wife and was a faithful member of the church throughout his life where he served in many teaching and leadership capacities.
He served under General Douglas MacArthur in the first Calvary division of the army and fought in a WWII campaign that took him from Australia to the Admiralty Islands and ended with the liberation of the Philippine people from the Japanese occupation in Manila. He also served for a time in the Korean War.
He worked as a salesman for Crown Zellerbach Paper, later to become Chase Bag, where he eventually retired after many years of meaningful and successful service to the company.
He was an avid horse lover and breeder and was nationally recognized for his success in refining and promoting the Appaloosa bloodlines in America.
He was survived by his sister MaryDell and her husband Don; his children Carleen, Linda and husband Larry, Gordon and wife Glenda, Nathan and wife Jennifer; his eleven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 4th at 12:00 noon at the Spring View LDS Chapel located at 3153 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah. A viewing will be held Monday evening at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley, 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway (10600 South), South Jordan, Utah, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm and on Tuesday from 11:00-11:45 am at the church. Interment at Elysian Burial Gardens. Online condolences at www.jenkins-soffe.com.
Published in Deseret News from Feb. 1 to Feb. 2, 2014