Rex Eugene Bateman, age 63, died January 23, 1991 in a Salt Lake hospital of natural causes.

Born February 10, 1927 in Salt Lake City to Verlen N. and Laura Morrow Bateman. Married Nadine Arthur, later divorced. Heavy equipment operator for Kennecott Copper for 34 years. Member Local No. 3, Heavy Equipment Operators. Loved by family and friends.Survived by children, Susan Lofthouse, Phoenix, Arizona; Colleen Butterfield, Copperton; Rex Eugene, Jr., South Jordan; RaNae Kafer, Riverton; LaDean Howard, Pensicola, Florida; Thomas N., Kearns; John R., West Jordan; 23 grandchildren; twin brother, Ray W., Murray and brother, VerNon, Holladay; sisters, Donna Hodell, Midvale; Joyce Angus, Midway.

Funeral services will be held Monday, 1 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State, where friends may call Sunday 6-8 p.m. and Monday one hour prior to service. Interment: Murray City Cemetery.

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