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Don Van Slooten


1927 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Don Van Slooten Obituary
1927 - 2016 Don Van Slooten passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. He was born of goodly parents (Eunice Christensen and Henry Van Slooten) on December 22, 1927 in Bancroft, ID. He graduated from Los Angeles HS and BYU. Throughout his life, he served others at home, at church, and in the US Navy. He loved the gospel of Jesus Christ and exemplified the Savior's teachings throughout his life. He was decorated for his heroism as a Navy pilot in the Korean War. He served as a missionary and then as Mission President (1962-65) in the Netherlands and later worked in the nursing home industry for many years. He is survived by his 7 children - John (Nancy), David (Jill), Paul (Jennifer), Julie (T.G.) Larson, Chrissy (Jeff) Morgan, Joanna (Justin) Heiden, and Peter (Miranda); and 29 of his 31 grandchildren. He was welcomed in heaven by his parents, 4 siblings and 2 grandchildren. Viewing on Friday, November 18 from 6-8 P.M. and Saturday, November 19 from 8:30-9:30a, followed by a Funeral Service at 10am at the River Ridge LDS Stake Center - 10190 S 1000 W, So Jordan, UT Don's favorite charity was the LDS Humanitarian Fund. www.broomheadfuneralhome.com
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 13, 2016
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