Verlynn J. Gosch "Verl" was born September 13, 1939 and passes away surrounded by his family on September 30, 1998 after a four year hard fought battle against cancer. The cancer may have won but Verl passed the milestones he wanted to reach: age 56 and then 59 years old.

Verl was raised in and around Mapleton, Iowa, moved to Utah in 1965 to start his family and career. He spent 33 years as a body and fender repairman starting his career at Gordon Wilson Chevrolet and finalized it at Larry H. Miller. He also spent several years as a volunteer firefighter for West Jordan City.Verl is survived by his wife of 36 years Gloria "Jean" Davis Gosch, his daughter and son in law Jeri and Ross Shedden, his son Brent, grandkids Alaina, Chelsy, Dusty, Shianne, sister in law Kathi Davis, his mother Ethel Gosch of Mapleton, Iowa; brothers, Ronnie and Bob, sisters, Alta and Lou and their families. Preceeded in death by his father Vernon Jacob Gosch, grandparents, and in-laws Jerry and LaVera Davis of Onawa, Iowa.

Family and friends are welcome to join us for a celebration of Verl's life to be held at his home Saturday afternoon from 2-6 p.m. October 3, 1998. We will miss you more than words can say. -- Luv Ya Poppa!

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