Michael Allen Terry Sr. passed way on March 21, 2016, at home. He was born on December 31, 1936, in Battle Creek, Michigan, to Percy Allen Terry and Vera M. Town. He married Patra E. Vogel in July 1960, Ann Arbor, Michigan, to which union were born two children: Michael Allen Terry Jr. and Laura E. Terry (Kukla). They later divorced.
Michael transferred through the Bell Telephone System to Salt Lake City, Utah, and then married Patty J. O’Brien in September 1982. He was an avid fisherman and outdoor enthusiast; often visiting Strawberry Reservoir, Zion National Park, and Moab National Park. Michael retired from U.S. West after 37 years of service.
Michael is survived by: his wife Patty of 33 years; his son, Michael; his daughters, Laura (Kukla), Deborah (Walter Steadman); his grandchildren, Brandon Allred, Robert, and Kristen Kukla.
The family would like to thank Zion’s Way Hospice, specifically Trevor and Jason for their patience and wonderful care.
- A memorial service will be held Friday, March 25, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church 1072 E. 900 S., St. George, Utah.
- In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary 5001 Angel Canyon Road, PO Box 567 Kanab, Utah 84741 or visit bestfriends.org to make you secure gift online.
Friends and family are invited to share condolences online at www.SerenityStG.com.
Arrangements and memorial tree planting by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah, telephone 435-986-2085.