-- 1947 ~ 2013 --
sadly announce the passing of Robert David Rands on January
13, 2013 at his home in Orem, Utah.
Dave Rands was born on January 22, 1947 in Ogden, Utah.
As a young man he served honorably both a building mission
in the Northern States Mission and a proselytizing mission
in the Canada Alberta mission. He was a US Army veteran
as well as a retired Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff.
He earned a master’s degree in education and enjoyed
teaching for many years. He was a dedicated scoutmaster
while raising his family in Southern California. In his
retirement, he enjoyed fishing and woodworking. He considered
his family to be his greatest achievement.
He is survived by his parents, Robert and Lorraine Rands,
brothers Richard and Paul, sisters Janice Scott, Constance
Romito and Marte Eyre, and by children Ann Hardt, Anthony,
Issac, Jeremiah, Suzanne Cook, and Matthew, as well as 20
grandchildren. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday,
January 22, 2013 at 10:00 am in the Hillcrest 1st LDS Ward
Chapel, 1450 South 800 East, Orem, Utah. Family and friends
are invited to attend a gathering at the church from 9:00-9:45
am prior to services. Interment - Utah Veterans Memorial
Park in Bluffdale, Utah.