Grant Hermansen

Grant Hermansen returned home to our Heavenly Father on March 23, 2013. He was born in a log cabin on a snowy day to James Marinus and Minnie Hermansen in Widtsoe, Utah. After losing his father at an early age, he moved to Salt Lake City where he met his wife Ora Clara Justensen. They were married in the Salt Lake Temple on June 10, 1939 and enjoyed 66 years of marriage. With great love for his country, he served in the Navy 143rd Battalion Seabee's during World War II in Okinawa. Grant and Ora raised their family of 8 children in Bountiful, Utah. Grant built homes in the Bountiful area for over 30 years and served as District Commander in the American Legion. He served in many bishoprics as well as numerous other callings. Grant was the last surviving member of his family of 12 children. He leaves behind a great legacy of love and devotion. Preceded in death by his wife Ora and daughter Maryanne. He is survived by children Judy (Elliott) Smith, Susan (Eldon) Thomas, Karen (Bill) MacLennan, Steve (Lisa) Hermansen, David (Audrey) Hermansen, John (Lisa) Hermansen, Kris (Jeff) Tobler, Anthony (Angie) Martinez, 27 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren. A public viewing will be held at Russon Brothers Mortuary, 295 N. Main in Bountiful, Thursday March 28th from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 29th at the Bountiful 39th Chapel, 1500 South 600 East at 1 pm with a viewing 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Bountiful Cemetery. Online guest book at
We appreciate the tender love and care of his nurses and aides at North Canyon Care Center & Rocky Mountain Hospice.


Funeral Home

Russon Brothers - Bountiful
295 N. Main St.  Bountiful, UT 84010

Published in Deseret News on Mar. 27, 2013