Glenn Widdison Obituary

Glenn LeRoy Widdison
Glenn LeRoy Widdison

April 9, 1933 - January 10, 2010
Born in Hibbard, ID
Resided in Willard, UT
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Glenn LeRoy Widdison

WILLARD/ CLINTON – Glenn L Widdison passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2010 at his daughter Jeanine’s home.
Glenn was born April 9, 1933 a son of William Ervin and Reba Ricks Widdison in Hibbard, Idaho (Rexburg). Glenn was a people person, soft spoken, kind, and a hard worker. He spent his youth working on his father’s 32 acre farm in Hibbard, and tending to 3000 laying hens and casing the eggs. Glenn graduated from Madison High School, and Rexburg L.D.S. Seminary. In 1947 his Scout troop took part in the Centennial unveiling of the ‘This is the Place Monument” and was part of the Centennial Jamboree in Salt Lake City.
He married Maurine Anderson on June 18, 1960, in the Manti LDS Temple. They are the parents of Marlin (Tena) Widdison, Tremonton, UT; Jeanine (Renald) Holmes, Clinton, UT; Lynette Widdison, CA; and Lorin (Amy) Widdison, North Ogden, UT.
He and Maurine lived in Willard, Utah for 40 years. After Maurine died he moved to Clinton with his daughter Jeanine.
Glenn was active in all phases of scouting. He received his Eagle, the Explorer Ranger, District Award of Merit, Silver Beaver, The George Meany Award, and in 2009 received his 65 year Scouting pin. He served as a counselor in four Bishoprics (21 years), Sunday School President, Stake Young Men’s presidency, Stake Missionary and numerous scouting and teaching positions.
Glenn and Maurine have served two summers as full time Missionaries to “Martins Cove” the Mormon Handcart Visitors Center in Wyoming, and four years as a Stake Missionary. Glenn enjoyed needlepoint and latchet hook projects for family and friends. He loved camping and telling jokes. Glenn worked 35 years for the Davey Tree Co. and earned 32 consecutive safety awards as a supervisor.
He is survived by his four children, 18 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, four brothers: Warren (Joan) Nampa, Idaho; Clarence (Kay), Ship Rock, New Mexico; Donald (Ronella), Rigby, Idaho; Lynn (Hilda) Oasco, WA; two sisters: Lucile Simmers, Twin Falls, ID; Mildred Bailey, Rigby, ID. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Maurine, his parents, twin brothers Ervin and Emerson and one sister, Larene Larsen.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 15, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Willard 4th Ward Chapel, 80 N. 100 W., Willard.
Friends may call on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City and on Friday from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. at the Church.
Interment will be in the Willard Cemetery.




Myers Mortuary - Brigham City
205 South 100 East
Brigham City, UT US 84302
January 14, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
January 15, 2010
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Willard 4th Ward Chapel
80 North 100 West
Willard, UT US
January 15, 2010
11:00 AM
Willard Cemetery
Eastside of Main Street
Willard, UT US 84340
January 15, 2010