Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, Ted Stevenett, 68, of Provo, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 1998 at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah, after a brief, courageous battle with lung cancer.
Ted was born October 7, 1929, in Innisfail, Alberta, Canada to John H. and Jessie A. Shenfield Stevenett. He studied drafting and woodworking at the Alberta Technical College in Calgary, Alberta. He married Audrey Maxine Blow on June 27, 1951 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Ted and Audrey are converts of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as a High Priest, with numerous Boy Scout and youth programs, and continually strived to serve his fellow man.Ted found personal satisfaction and success in all his endeavors. He was a farmer, a builder, an inventor, and a restaurateur. His love of woodworking and building was evident in his master craftsmanship with numerous construction projects from commercial buildings to homes, often designing and drafting his own plans. With the help of his family, Ted also owned and operated Stevenett's Malt Shoppe in Provo for 11 years. He loved snow skiing, dancing, music, playing the piano, organ, trumpet and accordion, planting gardens and pruning his roses, BYU football games, good food, being surrounded by family and friends, and long drives with his sweetheart to Canada.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Audrey, and their nine children, Diane (Michael) Woodard, Santa Barbara, CA; Daryl (Jodi) Stevenett, Kaysville, UT; Kathy (Bryan) Larson, Draper, UT; Kevin (Jodi) Stevenett, Vancouver, WA; Allyson Stevenett, Provo, UT; Audra (Tony) Naccarato, So. Lake Tahoe, CA; Joel (Kristyn) Stevenett, Nashville, TN; Shaun (Heather) Stevenett, Magna, UT; Mark (Michelle) Stevenett, Provo, UT; and 14 grandchildren: Gardner, Jackson, Scarlet, Aaron, Adam, Conor, Kaden, Sara Kate, Tanner, Tyler, Jessie, Cassara, Paige, Chandler, and two newborns to be named Brandon and Audrey Tess, arriving in August.
Funeral services will be held Monday, August 3, 1998 at 11 a.m. in the Edgemont 15th Ward Chapel, 4000 North Foothill Drive, Provo. Family and friends may call at the Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North, Orem, on Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Monday morning from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to service. Burial will be in the Eastlawn Memorial Hills Cemetery.
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