Arthur Loran Latimer, age 83, passed away March 3, 1998, in St. George, Utah.
He was born April 12, 1914, in Nephi, Utah, to George Oran and Leah Lavern Painter Latimer. He married Margaret Wright April 28, 1937, in Pocatello, Idaho. They have enjoyed companionship for over 60 years. They had one daughter, Lynne Adele Latimer Mathews, who passed away in 1980.He was employed as a machinist for the Union Pacific Railroad in Pocatello, Utah, for 15 years. He operated Avis Car Rental Agency and Latimers Union 76 Services for 20 years, retiring in 1980. He was past-president and secretary of the Petroleum Retailers of Greater Idaho, Inc. and past-president of Jr. Old Timers. He was a member of the International Association of Machinist Local #198, the Chamber of Commerce, Jaycees, Lions Club, P.B.O.E. Elks Club #674, Pocatello Golf and Country Club, and Highland Golf Association. He was past president of Rhythm Dance Club, and stake dance director for the LDS church. He enjoyed golf, ballroom dancing, and bridge. He and his wife spent the winters in St.George, Utah.
Survived by his wife, Margaret; son-in-law, James D. Mathews of Bountiful, Ut; grandchildren, Susan (David) Hunter, Glendale, AZ; Shellie (David) LeFevre of Bountiful, UT; Sauni (Cary) Henrie of Bountiful, UT; Steven (Aimee) Mathews of Layton, UT; Shannon (Tim) Curd of SLC, UT; Scot (Nicole) Mathews of Bountiful, UT; Sally (Brian) Jensen of Bountiful, UT; 18 great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren. Affectionately known as "Bompa".
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 7, 1998. Burial in the Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Ut.
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