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Ward Dowen Newby

LaVerkin Utah, Ward Dowen Newby, 95, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday June 10th 2018. He was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho on January 17th 1923 to Nathan and Ruth Brown Newby. He married Reveau Christensen in SLC on January 24th 1946. They enjoyed 71 years of marriage.

Ward was the 1st son of 5 children born to Nathan and Ruth Newby. Ward was raised in Idaho in his early years of life. The family then moved to SLC where he attended West High School and later joined the U. S. NAVY. Afterwards he came back to SLC to marry his sweetheart and eternal companion Reveau Christensen. Together they had 4 children. Ward was preceded in death by his siblings.

Ward was a loving, kind and giving man. He was helpful to any and all who needed him. He became a professional baker and owned White Rose Bakery where he enjoyed creating and making pastries and breads.

Ward is survived by his loving wife Reveau, 93, of LaVerkin UT, sons D L Newby, 70, Kanosh, UT, Paul L Newby, 67, Bountiful, UT, daughters Jan Sorensen, 65, of LaVerkin UT, and Lee Ann Brady, 62, of Henderson NV.

Ward was blessed to have 22 grand children, 37 great-grand children, and 7 great-great-grand children whom he loved and adored.

Funeral services will be held on June 23rd, 2018 at the Kanosh Ward Chapel. Viewing will be from 9:30-10:30 am. Funeral will begin at 11:00 am.

Internment will be at Kanosh City Cemetery under the care of Olpin Stevens Funeral Home. A luncheon will be served immediately after at the Kanosh Ward House. Online condolences may be expressed at: www.olpinstevensfuneralhome.com

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Thank you Dad, for being there when it counts! I love ❤️ you and miss you so much!

Lee Ann Brady Aug 1 2022 9:39 PM

Just wanted to tell you Thank You Sir, for helping to create the Land of the Free, because of the Brave! (You!) we love 💕 you and miss you everyday Dad! Know that you’re loved!
❤️ Your kids!

Lee Ann Brady Jul 5 2022 6:05 PM

A photo was added for Ward Dowen Newby

Lee Ann Brady Jul 4 2022 4:19 PM

Happy Fathers Day Dad! We love 💕 you and miss you so much. We think of you often, reminisce and enjoy those memories whenever we are all together. We look forward to a day when we will all be together again! Kiss 💋 Mom for us and know you are loved! 🥰your forever kids!

Lee Ann Brady Jun 19 2022 9:36 PM

Happy Anniversary to the two best parents we could have had! 💖💕❤️💖💕❤️Love and miss you both! The kids

Lee Brady Jan 24 2022 2:38 PM

Happy Birthday 🎈🎁 in Heaven Dad! You are missed, loved and thought of everyday by those of us who are still here on earth. We are reliving fun moments and memories we shared. We are close and taking care of each other and getting that 'most important' work done as often as we can. Know that we look forward to a day that we can all be together again! Love 💗, your kids, your forever family! 🥰🥰🥰🙏

Lee Ann Brady Jan 17 2022 7:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ward Newby

Lee Ann Brady Jan 17 2022 7:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ward Newby

Lee Jun 20 2021 12:00 AM

Happy Fathers Day Dad! We are all thinking of you today and wishing you were with us to celebrate how much we love you! Mom sends her Love , your forever family,

Lee Brady Jun 21 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ward Newby

lee.brady55@gmail.com Jun 10 2020 12:00 AM

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