Theodore McKean Shurtz, age 86 passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 30, l998, in Salt Lake City.

He was born September 11, 1911, in Escalante, Utah, the son of Ambrose and Clarice McKean Shurtz. He attended many schools in Utah including the University of Utah. He was a star basketball player in high school. He married Grace Winquist June 28, 1933, later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She died in l979. His many occupations included rancher, store-owner, truck driver, government procurement, smelter worker, and retired from retail sales. Served a Stake Mission with his brother-in-law E.T. Hansen, to the Deseret Chemical Depot. He enjoyed gardening, helping with home projects, keeping up with current events and TV sports.Ted is survived by his sister, Maxine Hansen, Mona, Utah, and his daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Earl Krogh, also 4 nieces and one nephew. He was preceded in death by an infant son, John.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, at the Larkin mortuary, 260 East South Temple, with a one hour visitation prior to the services. Interment, Sandy City Cemetery.

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