Frederick Robert Button died March 3, 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Veterans Medical Center.

Born Jan. 24, 1918 in Tooele, Utah to Frederick John Button and Rebecca Henderson Button. Married Ruth Jackson in 1941, she died in 1963. Married Patricia Thomas Owens, Feb. 10, 1973 in Elko, NV. Owner and operator of Crestwood Service for 37 years. Active in bowling, at West High he played all sports and at the U. of U. he played football and basketball. He was a flight instructor, pilot of B29's in the U.S. Airforce, World War II.Survived by wife, Pat; son, Gary Robert (Vicki); daughter, Colleen (Bruce) Cotty; five step-children, Wendy Romney, Mike Owens, Katie (Brent) Godfrey, Meg (Bob) Anderson, Robert (Chris) Owens; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be Saturday, Mar. 7, 1998, 11 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Celebration of life afterwards. Family requests donations to the Assistance League of Salt Lake City, 2060 East 3300 South, SLC, UT. 84109 or American Heart Association, 645 East 400 So., SLC, UT. 84102.

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