Redge Jay Hermansen1936-2012GunnisonRedge Jay Hermansen passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Jan 27, 2012. He was born August 27, 1936 in Gunnison , Utah. He was the oldest child of Ray and Mary Fjeldsted Hermansen. He graduated from Gunnison High School on May 28, 1954. He attended Brigham Young University for two years and then Utah State for two quarters and then he returned home to work in the family business with his grandfather Neils Hermansen and his father Ray Hermansen at the Hermansen Roller Mills. He married Karalyn Christiansen in the Manti Temple on December 27, 1957. They were blessed with four wonderful children, one of which was still born. After the death of his father on February 3, 1984, Redge took over the family business. He has been a great businessman to the farmers of Gunnison Valley and the surrounding area. He always had the motto of providing a great product at a fair price. Redge always had the time to talk and make the customers feels welcome at his business. He provided a great place for his children and grandchildren to work and associate with him. One of his great joys was to spend time with his children and grandchildren. Redge was a very generous person always giving to those he knew needed it more than himself and providing a way for some of the young farmers to get their start in farming. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Karalyn, children Kathy and Kelly Frandsen, Pam and Larry Lund and Scott and Mallory Hermansen, a sister Faye and Julian Anderson. He has 14 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in by his parents, Ray and Mary Hermansen; and a brother Gayle Ray Hermansen. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Gunnison Stake Center located at 80 West Center in Gunnison, Utah. Friends and family may call Monday evening from 6-8 pm and 9:30 to 10:30 am prior to the services at the Gunnison Stake Center. Burial will be in the Gunnison City Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guest book