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Deseret Morning News, 07/12/07
Ordell Edwin Passey "Be Prepared" Ordell was born in Lanark, Idaho, to Ida Susan
and Leo Fowler Passey on March 29, 1937. He was the seventh of eight children. On November
8, 1955 he married his high school sweetheart, Myrna "Kitty" Tremelling in the
Logan Temple. He always professed his love for her, then and through his last day,
"She is the most beautiful girl in the world". Ordell returned home to his
Heavenly Father July 10, 2007 surrounded by his loving family. He is an active member of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He served many callings; his favorites
were Scout Master and Young Men's president. He successfully helped over one-hundred
young men achieve their Eagle Scout Award. He was honored with the District Award of Merit
and the Silver Beaver Award, which is the highest award given by the Boys Scouts of
America for service and leadership. He also served an LDS Service Mission with his wife
Myrna in Salt Lake City. Ordell has always been known a!
s a person that went the extra mile not only to help others, but in every aspect of his
life. He always loved and accepted us all, unconditionally. He is a loving husband,
father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Myrna, and five
children: Pam Groves (Bill), Wendy Gianchetta (Rick), Kenneth (Victoria Crosby), Lisa
McQueen (Terry) and Kelly (Heather); 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; also
survived by two sisters and three brothers; Norma Nelson (Theo), Gene (Elaine), Dora Lee
Caldwell (Roscoe), DeVerl (Joan) and Glenn (Joan). Preceded in death by his parents,
brother Dewain and his wife Norma, and sister Eileen. The viewing will be held on Friday,
July 13th, at Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Funeral
service on Saturday, July 14th at 11 a.m. in the Salt Lake Granite Park Stake House, 601
East Mansfield Ave. (3117 South). A graveside service will be held on July 14th, at 5 p.m.
in Garden City, Utah. On!
line condolences may be sent to www.holbrookmortuary.com
Published in the Deseret News on 7/12/2007.
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