1931 ~ 2015
Marlo Cloward was born on September 16, 1931 in Santaquin,
Utah and died January 25, 2015 in Spanish Fork, Utah. He
was the fifth child and third son of six children born to
Ivan Floyd and Erma Kay Cloward of Santaquin, Utah.
Marlo married Gwen Livingston of Genola, Utah on July 27,
1949, in the Manti Temple. He is survived by his eternal
sweetheart and their three children: R. Gregory (Irene)
Cloward, Laurel Darling, and Barry L. (Jennifer) Cloward;
21 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. He is also
survived by one brother: Rex Kay (Glenda) Cloward.
Marlo was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers:
Elmo Floyd Cloward and James Russell Cloward, Sr; and two
sisters: Oneta Mae Nelson and Shirley Hiatt. He was also
preceded in death by one son: Lee Livingston Cloward.
Marlo graduated from Payson High School in May 1949. He
also graduated from the Pacific Coast Banking School. While
growing up in Santaquin, he worked at the family store,
Cloward’s Market. At the market he acquired the skill
of meat cutting and became a butcher. After his marriage,
his first job was as a butcher at Safeway in Payson, Utah.
While working at Safeway, he was noticed by a local banker
who was impressed by his work ethic and efficiency. He recruited
Marlo to work for the local bank which started a life-long
career of banking. Marlo worked in management at First Security
Bank for 25 years. He also worked for American Savings and
Loan and Bank of Utah. Marlo finished his career with the
Utah State Division of Agriculture as the manager for the
Agriculture Resource Development Loan Program. (ARDL). He
was active in the community serving as a volunteer fireman,
a member of the Lion’s Club and Riding Club.
Marlo and his wife Gwen have always been active in The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in
many positions in the church including a Counselor in the
Bishopric, a Membership Clerk and a High Priest Group Leader.
Marlo loved his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren
very deeply. He expressed that love to them frequently with
sincere emotion and gratitude. It was with them that he
found his greatest joy and happiness.
The family would like to express sincere gratitude to all
friends and family for their love and support at this time.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 31, 2015,
at 11:00 am at the LDS Benson building, 275 South 1400 East,
Spanish Fork, Utah. Family and friends may call Friday evening
from 6:00-8:00 pm and also at an additional viewing on Saturday
morning from 9:30-10:30 am prior to services at the church.
Interment will take place in the Payson City Cemetery, 400
North 800 East, Payson.