In Memory

Jack Blodgett

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06/04/18 06:30 PM #1    

Lark Wood (Reasor)

Jack's Obituaries

Jack Lyman Blodgett 1950 ~ 2005 Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away on June 11, 2005. Jack was born in Salt Lake City on May 26, 1950 to Jack D. and JoAn Blodgett. He married his sweetheart Vickie Lee Stoddard in the Salt Lake Temple on June 8, 1972. Jack graduated from Olympus High School and received a degree from BYU in economics. Jack was an active member of the LDS church. He has a love of the Savior, an abiding testimony of eternal families and the plan of salvation and loved to share this testimony with others. He served an honorable mission to Bolivia where he shared the gospel and loved the people. One of the first callings in his young married life was the opportunity to serve as a bishop at the age of 25. In addition, he has served as Stake Mission President, High Council representative, Young Men's President and other positions. Throughout the years, Jack particularly enjoyed teaching in various capacities. He had a unique talent for teaching and touched the lives of many with his creative teaching style. Jack was an avid entrepreneur, and developed this skill early in life as a teenager where he worked with his family in a data entry business. Over the years, he managed various data entry businesses which also gave him the opportunity to travel extensively to many places throughout the world. China was one of Jack's favorite places to visit. He enjoyed sharing this beautiful country with friends and associates. In recent years he loved to work with his three sons and instilled in them those same attributes that helped him become so successful. His example of service and love of others was the essence of Jack. He has a personality that enabled him to reach out to others and befriend them; this love of others has endeared many to him. He loved to spend time with his wife, children and grandchildren. Some of his fondest memories were spent in the company of his family on their many family vacations. Jack's legacy is his family who reveres him and cherishes the time spent with him and will miss the joy that he brought into their lives. He is survived by his parents Jack and JoAn; his wife Vickie; their three sons, Jack (Heather), Chris (Daphne) and Brandon; his brothers, Tom (Christy), Lynn (Joy), Ernie (Lisa), Bill (Cori) and his sisters, Jill (Mark) Bay, JoAnne (Trent) Pettry; four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother Jim and his sister Nancy. Funeral services will be held Thursday June 16, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sandy Utah Lone Peak Stake Center...

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