Evan Nephi Probst, 83, passed away after a short bout with cancer in Fountain Green, Utah. He was born in Midway, Utah on July 31, 1936 to Nephi and Eliza Beck Probst. He was the 7th of 10 children.
He married Bonita Talbot. To this union, Kenneth Evan and Sandra were born. They later divorced. He married Dezzie Clegg on July 17, 1964 in the Salt Lake Temple.
Evan was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He served in many callings including counselor in the Bishopric, Gospel Doctrine teacher and an ordinance worker in the Manti Temple for 10 years.
Evan was a farmer who loved his job. He continued farming until his death.
He was a very humble and generous man who loved to share his knowledge and his bounties with everyone around him.
He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
He was a great Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa who was loved and cherished by his family. He was a great example of hard work.
He is survived by his children, Kenny (Vickie) Probst, Fountain Green, Utah and Sandie (Tom) Shupe, Liberty, Utah, 9 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings: Faye, Emery, Geniel, Kyle, Paul and Janice.
He was preceded in death by his wife Dezzie, his parents Nephi and Beth and his siblings Verle, Grant and Boyd.
The family would like to thank the Hospice team for their loving care of Evan.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the Sutherland 1st Ward Chapel (3120 W. 2600 N. Sutherland) on Tuesday March 10th, 2020. There will be a viewing from 6-8 p.m. on Monday March 9th and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to the funeral service. Interment will follow at the Heber City Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. under the care of Olpin Stevens Funeral Home.
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