Dennis Blaine Nalder
1953 ~ 2011

Dennis Blaine Nalder, beloved son, husband, father, brother, grandpa and friend has passed and returned to his loving Father in Heaven. Dennis was born in Tremonton, Utah, April 20, 1953 to Blaine J. Nalder and Patricia G. Hull and grew up in Pasco, Washington where he learned to love life and the great outdoors.

Dennis loved scouting, hunting, fishing, Camping, scuba diving and was an excellent trap and skeet shooter. He was even asked to be in the Olympics at the age of 16 years. He was an avid gardener and took great pride in his beautiful roses and produce. He loved the water and the beach.

Dennis drilled for oil for Slumberja Oil, Company and was over a large crew. He worked with his father and mother in the janitor business from the time he was 9 years old until he went on his mission. He worked for a landscaping business in Saint George, Utah and for Virginia Mortgage and Preservation, now Utah Mortgage and Preservation until his health failed him.

Dennis loved his family and his Father in Heaven. He served a mission in the Georgia, South Carolina Mission in 1972. He served in the church as an Elders Quorum President, Sunday School Teacher and in the Branch Presidency in Florida.

Dennis lost his fight with cancer October 18, 2011, blessed with all his family at his bedside. He is survived by his wife, Nicola Dix Nalder, his father Blaine J. Nalder, his mother Patti Minerich and step-father, Frank Minerich, sisters, Dixie Peterson (Paul), Nonda Nelson (Earl), Kari Nettesheim (Mark) and brothers, Rollie Nalder and Ben Nalder, children, Angela York (James), Kenyon Nalder, April Smith (Travis), Rachel Nalder, David Nalder and a grandchild Tabatha (daughter of Kenyon Nalder) and the mother of his children, Sherry Kendricks Nalder. Dennis will be dearly missed by all of us.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 11:00 am at the Manila LDS Stake Center Chapel located at 950 East 850 North, American Fork, Utah. A viewing will be held Wednesday morning from 9:30-10:30 am prior to services at the church.

 

 

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