Walter "Kay" Scholes (1919 - 2014)

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Walter Keveren "Kay" Scholes passed away peacefully with some of his family by his side on July 14. He was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Salt Lake City. He grew up in River Heights and attended Cache County Schools, finishing the last two years of high school in Rigby, Idaho. He served in World War II. Kay met Marjorie Weeks while attending Utah State Agricultural College. They married in the Logan Temple. During his life he spent many years influencing many young men in Cub and Boy Scouts. He donated time and talents with carpentry. He served in many other callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including High Priests Group Leadership, Genealogy and serving widows. One of his greatest joys was serving in the Logan Temple. He enjoyed gardening. He made friends wherever he went. He is survived by his wife of 64 years. He is also survived by Alan (Linda) of Murray, Sidney (Carol) of Roosevelt, Marjorie K (Blair) Packer, 21 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, two sisters, a sister-in-law and brother-in-law. Special thanks to those who helped with his care over the recent years.
Funeral services will be at noon Friday, July 18, in the Smithfield 1st Ward Chapel, 79 E. 200 South. A viewing will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the Nelson Funeral Home, 85 S. Main St. in Smithfield and at the church from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday prior to services. Interment will be in the Smithfield Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared with family online at


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85 South Main Street
Smithfield, UT 84335
(435) 563-5621
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Published in Logan Herald Journal from July 16 to July 17, 2014
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