Kristen Thayer1981 ~ 2011Kristen Thayer, 29, formerly of Pleasant Grove, Utah passed away December 13, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. Kristen was born December 29, 1981 in Orem, Utah to Douglas Bryce and Paula Owens Thayer. Kristen grew up in Tolland, CT and attended school there. The family moved to Pleasant Grove, Utah in 1997. Kristen joined the U. S. Air Force in 2000 and served until 2008. She was an Aerospace Systems Operator and medically retired as a Staff Sargent. Kristen had a big heart. She always wanted to be of help to others. Kristen will be eternally loved and dearly missed.She is survived by her parents Doug and Paula of Pleasant Grove; three siblings: Bryce David (Heidi) Thayer, Salem, OR; Chelsea (Nick) Ham, Sunnyvale, CA and Courtney Thayer, Pleasant Grove; grandfathers, Roland Thayer, New Haven, CT and Homer F. Owens, Provo, UT in addition to her faithful dog Buster. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the North Field Stake Center, 105 West 1800 North, Pleasant Grove where family and friends may attend a viewing one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery under the direction of Olpin Family Mortuary, Pleasant Grove. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.