Hayden Evans Larsen1929 ~ 2011Hayden Evans Larsen, beloved patriarch of the Larsen Family, and the mountains of Utah, passed away peacefully at home on Christmas Day, surrounded by family; after a painful struggle with the results of Aortic Stenosis. He was our beloved Father, Grandpa, and Husband. He was born January 29, 1929, in Castle Gate, Utah to Leonard Clarence and Catherine Jane Evans Larsen. Married Teresa Colleen Burgi, October 3, 1949, for eternity in the Manti LDS Temple. Hayden honorably served in the US Navy during World War II; on the USS Iowa, and later the USS Topeka. He was a very proud veteran. Hayden retired from Questar Gas after 34 years of dedicated service; beginning in the natural gas fields of the Manti LaSal Mountains of central Utah and retiring as Director of Joint Financial Accounts. He is survived by his wife, Colleen; four sons: James Michael Larsen (Deanna), Draper, Utah; Terry Hayden Larsen (Betty), Parker, Colorado; Jeffrey Leonard Larsen (Caroll), Layton, Utah; Gregory Larsen (Ann), Kearns, Utah; one daughter, Lisa Colleen Larsen, West Valley City, Utah; 15 grandchildren;, 20 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Kathleen Larsen; three brothers and two sisters. At his request, graveside services will be Thursday, 29 Dec 2011, 1:00 p.m. at Valley View Memorial Park, 4335 W. 4100 S., West Valley City, Utah. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Utah Veterans Administration. Service provided by McDougal Funeral Home, Taylorsville, Utah.