Paul Aardema Jr. Obituary

Paul William Aardema Jr.
Paul William Aardema Jr.

April 20, 1940 - April 17, 2015
Born in Ogden, Utah
Resided in Pleasant View, UT
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Paul William Aardema Jr.

Pleasant View – Paul William Aardema Jr. passed away April 17, 2015. He was born April 20, 1940 in Ogden, Utah to Valine Farr and Paul William Aardema Sr. He attended Ogden City schools; graduating from Ogden High in 1958. He attended Weber College where he played football, ran track and met his sweetheart, Kay Alder. They were married October 7, 1959 in the Logan LDS Temple.

Dad has been involved in scouting forever where he touched many lives. He was a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award and Award of Merit.

Dad was always involved in sports whether playing or officiating for most of his life. He enjoyed sports, family activities, fishing, hunting, camping, gardening and carpentry.

As a member of the LDS Church he served faithfully in many church callings: Scoutmaster, in the Elders Quorum Presidency, was a Sunday School Teacher, 1st Assistant in the High Priest Group, a Home Teacher, basketball coach and on the Scout Committee. Dad and Mom served a mission in the Salt Lake City Family History Church Mission from Aug. 2009 to July 2010, and also served as Temple workers in the Ogden LDS Temple from Nov. 2010 to April 2011.

Paul is survived by his beloved wife, Kay; children, David (Gisela) Aardema, Nonna (Jon) Coleman, Russell (Brenda) Aardema, Becky (Clay) Rigby, Susan (Bret) Liechty, Troy (Sherry) Aardema, Matthew (Meredith) Aardema, Mark (Wendy) Aardema; 36 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren with one on the way. He is also survived by his siblings, Donna Barker, Deleuw Estes, Ralph (Sheila) Aardema, Artie (Bob) Pearce, Kris (Larry) Cook, Marta (Larry) Giles, Nada (Reed) Spencer and Ida (Robert) Spencer. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family would like to give special thanks to Peak Specialty Group Home Health and Hospice; Mike and Annette.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to America First Credit Union to the Paul Aardema Memorial Fund.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the Pleasant View 12th Ward, 900 W. Pleasant View Dr. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, April 21st at Myers Ogden Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd. from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday at the church prior to the service from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Interment, Washington Heights Memorial Park.




Myers Mortuary - Ogden
100 Monroe Blvd.
Ogden, UT US 84404
April 21, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Pleasant View 12th Ward
900 West Pleasant View Drive
Pleasant View, UT US
April 22, 2015
11:00 AM
Washington Heights Memorial Park
4500 Washington Blvd.
Ogden, UT US 84403
April 22, 2015