Lynn R. Whittaker

Jan. 13, 1947-Oct. 30, 2022

Lynn R. Whittaker, 75, passed away Oct. 30, 2022. He was born Jan. 13, 1947, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Moroni and Etta Morgan Whittaker. He married Katherine Anderson in the St George Latter-day Saint Temple on March 30, 1973.

Lynn was raised in Midvale, Utah. He graduated in 1965 from Hillcrest High School. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1966-68 in the Southern California mission. He attended Dixie College. That is where he met Kathy, his eternal companion. They have been happily married for almost 50 years.

Lynn enjoyed traveling and took two LDS Church history tours and a cruise to Alaska. He loved woodworking, building things and ham radios. He loved to read. He was passionate about being prepared, CERT being a part of that. He served faithfully in his many ward and stake callings.

He enjoyed annual trips to Bear Lake and raspberry shakes. He worked at Covey’s Laundry and Linen supply for 10 years, then went to work for the City of St George Wastewater Treatment plant for 20 years, retiring in January 2012. He loved to tease and joke with his good friends. His favorite thing to do was grocery shopping. He loved to visit with people.

 Lynn is survived by his wife Kathy, brother Bruce (Julie) and sister Corlene (Ralph) Kemker. He is preceded in death by his parents, sister, Karen (Tim) Thomas and brother Layne (Susan) Whittaker

A visitation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 6-8 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd., St. George, Utah.

Graveside services will be held Friday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. in the Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Utah.

Arrangements are under the care of Metcalf Mortuary, (435) 673-4221, and Magleby Mortuary in Richfield, Utah. Visit the Metcalf Mortuary website for condolences, complete obituary and funeral listings.

In lieu of flowers, please enter any memories you have of Lynn on the above website. The family wishes to thank Intermountain Health Care, St George Regional Hospital, SunTree Hospice and Lacy Evans for their personalized  care of Lynn.

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