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Obituary: THOMPSON, DANIEL DAVID

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 1 2014 11:45 p.m. MDT

Daniel David Thompson "Together Again"

Daniel David Thompson, age 69, returned to his Heavenly Father on the night of July 27, 2011. Danny was born on April 25, 1942 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Parents Dorothy Jane Neal and John Taylor Sawyer. He married JoAnne Anderson on July 20, 1963 in Salt Lake City. Later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. She preceded him in death on January 20, 2002. He served proudly in the US Air Force. He retired from Engelhard Corp. in 2001 after 37 years of service. Danny was a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather and uncle. He was a kind and gentle man who loved all living things. Danny loved to go fishing with his buddy, Andy and was passionate about his family of cats who kept him company until the end. He is survived by son David; daughter Paula (Tracy) Gorman of Kearns; sister Bonnie (Ron) Welch of San Diego; six granddaughters, two great-granddaughters and one great-grandson. He leaves a large extended family who love him dearly. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2011, 11:00 a.m. at the Kearns Western Hill Stake Center, 5380 W. 5400 S. Friends may call Monday, 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S State St. and Tuesday one hour prior to services at the church. Interment Murray City Cemetery. The family would like to thank Hal and LaRae McDonald for their support of Danny and for giving the family an extra year with him. We would also like to thank the staff at Sunbrook Home Health for all their care and support in his final days. Online condolences: www.jenkins-soffe.com