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Preston Richard Butterfield

1920 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Preston Richard Butterfield
1920 ~ 2014
Preston Richard Butterfield passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on July 12, 2014. He was born January 8, 1920 in Herriman, Utah to John and Gladys Butterfield. He married Betty Freeman on June 16, 1948 in Huntington Park, California. Marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.
Preston worked in the mines as a young man and, at the age of 23, the opportunity arose for him to buy his farm. He spent the rest of his life doing what he loved, raising chickens and sheep.
He is survived by his wife Betty, children: Richard (Debra), John (Toni), Kevin, James (Gina), Tracy (Michael) Marble and Lee; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by daughter Terri, parents John and Gladys, brothers Glenn, Sherwood and Woodruff, and 4 grandchildren.
Special thanks to Suzie, Wanda, Linda and Bonnie at Intermountain Homecare.
A viewing will be held the evening of Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 6-8 pm at the Broomhead Funeral Home, 12600 South 2200 West. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11 am in the Herriman LDS Chapel, 13100 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah with a viewing an hour prior. Interment in the Herriman Cemetery.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune from July 18 to July 20, 2014
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