Warren George Astin 1923 ~ 2011

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Warren George Astin, 87, passed away February 15, 2011 at his home in Bountiful, Utah.He was the sixth child and youngest son of James Nephi and Lois Edith Hobson Astin. Born November 14, 1923 in Salt Lake City, UT. He attended school in SLC, UT and Chicago, IL. He graduated from Senn High School and received his BS degree from U of U. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II in Europe. He was an active member of the LDS church serving missions in Czechoslovakia and England. Later in life serving with his beloved wife, Helen in the Czech Republic. He served faithfully in many church callings. He married the love of his life, Helen Clea Jorgensen, November 23, 1951 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They are the parents of five children. Preceded in death by his wife, Helen; parents; three brothers; and two sisters. Survived by his sister, Marion Astin; children, Roger (Candida), Jorgene Wilson (Mark), Kristine Yamnik (Dale), Jared (Donna), Kayleen Esplin (Scott); 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grand-children. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 19, 2011 at the Orchard 6th Ward Chapel, 3599 South Orchard Drive, Bountiful, UT. A viewing will be held Friday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main and Saturday morning 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment- Bountiful City Cemetery. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com