March 20, 1927 — February 19, 2o16
Glen Lester Bolinder, 88, of St. George, Utah, passed away peacefully at home, Feb. 19, 2016, after a long illness.
Glen was born March 20, 1927, in Grantsville, Utah, to Lester A. and Hazel Dollie (Bates) Bolinder.
He attended schools in Grantsville, Utah. At the age of 17, Glen joined the Navy, with his parents’ permission, to be part of the WWII war effort. He was honorably discharged after the war in 1946.
Glen worked at Tooele Army Depot and several construction companies before starting his own business, Glen’s Excavating and Grading in 1962.
In addition, he was a member of the Grantsville Volunteer Fire Dept., ran the family farm and raised cattle. Glen enjoyed hunting with friends and family, was fascinated with flying and had a pilot’s license for a number of years. He also loved traveling with friends, fishing and spending time at the cabin in Scofield.
Glen was well known for his sense of humor, always telling jokes and sharing his life experiences.
He is survived by his four children; Bruce (Carolya), Cheryl (Sherrie), Garry (Stacey) and Bill; fifteen grandchildren, and many great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents, one brother, Stan, and three sisters, Grace, Florence and Ruth.
A special thank you for his caregivers, Nicholas, Randy, Connie, and son Bill, as well as Horizon Hospice Specialists.
- The funeral service will be held at the Grantsville Deseret Peak Ward, 550 E. Durfee St. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at 1 p.m., preceded by a viewing from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- There also will be a visitation in St George the following day, Thursday, Feb. 25th, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff St.
- Burial to follow at Central City Cemetery in Washington County.
In lieu of flowers, donate to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, (435) 673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Glen’s guestbook at www.spilsburymortuary.com.