1935 ~ 2016
“Dennis” Collings, our beloved husband, father,
grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather
and friend was born October 31, 1935 to Ferron LeGrand and
Eva Wilkinson Collings.
He was raised in Orem and graduated from Lincoln High School.
Dennis served overseas in the United States Air Force from
December 1952 to November 1956, where he became fluent in
French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.
In 1959 he married Alice Sannar. She passed away in childbirth
He met and married Karola Kesler in 1971, bringing two
families together into one. They were sealed in the Provo
Temple in 1972 and have lived a wonderful married life for
Dennis served in many church callings in The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was a Seventy in the
Spring Creek 3rd ward.
His family and friends were very important to him and he
loved being a father and grandfather. Fishing, hunting,
gardening, cooking, and camping, were favorite activities
throughout his life.
He is survived by his wife Karola, daughter Karma (Don)
Carrier of Covina, California, sons Justin (Carla) and Ferron
(Marsha) of Lehi, Utah. He was preceded in death by his
daughter Becky Rohbock.
He is survived by two brothers and four sisters, 11 grandchildren,
30 great grandchildren and 1 great, great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 22, 2016
at 11:00 am at the Spring Creek 3rd LDS Ward Chapel, 651
East 1630 South, Lehi, Utah. Family and friends may call
on Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the church,
and on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the church prior