Philbert Elizondo, 53, of Salt Lake City, died April 15, 1991, after a battle with acute lung cancer.

Born May 6, 1937 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the son of Adrian and Juanita Abrigo Elizondo. Married Carol Gertsch, his true love, who preceded him death, and whom he now joins. He would want to be remembered for his artistic reproduction at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, West Jordan LDSTemple, and King Kameamea in Hawaii, and numerous works throughout the west.Survived by two sons, Jim Elizondo, San Diego, California; Marty Elizondo, Salt Lake City; mother, Juanita Elizondo, Salt Lake City; three brothers, Raymond Elizondo, Art Elizondo, Ralph Elizondo, all of Salt Lake City; two sisters, Jessie Lopez, Artesia, California; Clara Vega, Salt Lake City; three grandchildren, Tiffanie, Keshia and Michael, who were his pride and joy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, 10 a.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 715 West 300 North. Vigil Service Thursday, 7 p.m., Neil O'Donnell & Sons Mortuary, 372 East 100 South, where friends may call 6-7 p.m. Committal: Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

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