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Stanley Trotter

July 7, 1920 — January 5, 2010

U.S. Veteran

Stanley Howard Trotter, 89, passed away Jan. 5, 2010, at Heritage Park Center in Roy, Utah of causes incident to age.

Stan was born July 7, 1920, in Castle Gate, Utah. He lived in Goshen, Utah most of his life. He married Marjorie Gardner also from Goshen October 9, 1945 in Amarillo, Texas. Together they raised three children, Diana, Howard, and Scott. Marjorie preceded him in death May 23, 2007.

Stan graduated high school in Payson, Utah. He served in the United States Army in World War II. He later transferred to the U.S. Air Force where he trained as a tail gunner on a B-17 Crew. He was proud of his service and later became American Legion Commander of Post 123. He had a 37 year career in mining until the Dragon Mine in Mammoth, Utah closed with no warning. At the age of 57 he went to work at Utah State Hospital in the Maintenance Department.

Stan cared for and helped his friends and neighbors. Compassion for those in need was his trademark. He expressed his love for his grandchildren and great grandchildren by spending time with each one. His home, yard, and garden were his pride and joy. He loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter.

Stan is survived by one daughter, Diana (Bob) Wolfe of Durango, CO; two sons, Howard (Glenna) Trotter of Sunset, UT, Scott (Cindy) Trotter of Goshen; a sister Ferl (Bob) Dillenbeck of Orem; 12 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren.

Family will greet friends at the Holladay-Brown Funeral Home, 66 South 300 East, Santaquin on Saturday Jan. 9th from 10-11:00a.m. followed by a service at 11:00. Family expresses their thanks to Hospice of Utah and staff at Heritage Care Center for their compassionate service.


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