Shaun Malmgren Mathews, 16, died March 6, 1998 in his mothers arms of pneumonia, at South Davis Community Hospital, Bountiful, Utah, Davis County.
Shaun was born April 26, 1980 in Bountiful, Utah to James David and Diane Malmgren Mathews. Once upon a memory you wiped away a tear, Held me close and loved me, Thank you, Mother dear. Shaun had a smile for everyone he came in contact with. In spite of his severe handicap CP. He brought joy to all who knew him, he was happiest when going places. Shaun was in the 10th grade at Bountiftul High School, special education and Seminary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.Shaun is survived by his mother and father Diane Malmgren and James David Mathews; half brothers and sisters, Susan (David) Hunter, Phoenix AZ; Shellie (David) LeFevre, Bountiful; Sauni (Cary) Henrie, Bountiful; Steven L (Aimee) Mathews, Layton; Shannon (Tim) Churd, Salt Lake City; Scot W (Nicole) Mathews, North Salt Lake; Sally (Brian) Jensen, Bountiful; Grandparents, F. Dwight Malmgren and Hazel Peterson Malmgren, Gunnison; Uncle, Lee P. and Jeanette Malmgren, Gunnison. Preceded in death by grandmother Geneal Roberts Malmgren, Gunnison; grandparents, James Willard and Ethel Roper Mathews, Nephi.
The family expresses sincere thanks and gratitude to all at South Davis Community Hospital, Bountiful High School, Oak Hills Elementary Special Education Teachers, Bus transportation drivers and helpers. Thanks to everyone that reached out and touched his life.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 9, 1998 at the Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, where friends may call from 9:45- 10:45 a.m., prior to services. Interment 3 p.m. Gunnison City Cemetery, Gunnison, Utah.
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