Chad Alfonzo Akelund, 35, passed away June 14, 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born November 14, 1962 in Vernal, Utah to Willis Dean and Dixie A. Madsen Akelund. A loving father, son and brother, Chad was a best friend to Johanna. Growing up, he enjoyed fishing, hunting and the out-of-doors. He enjoyed riding motorcycles. He was a friend to everyone and a stranger to no one. He liked to make people laugh. Chad was a big brother to everyone.Survived by son, Coty; mother, Dixie; stepfather, Kendall Webb; sister, Debbie Hendrickson; brother, Corey; grandmother, Marjorie Akelund; soulmate, Johanna Lindstrom; many uncles, aunts and extended family members. Preceded in death by father, Willis Dean; grandfathers, Alfonzo (Pete) Akelund; Marion Madsen; and grandmother, Alta D. Madsen.

"Chad will be missed by all the hearts that he touched."

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 17, 1998 at 2 p.m. in the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 3401 South Highland Drive. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

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