In Memory

Garry Adelt

Garry Adelt

Gary C. Adelt    1952 ~ 2010  

Gary C. Adelt age 58, passed away peacefully at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah on August 9, 2010. He completed his mortal journey and met family members and his Heavenly Father with open arms.He was born April 30, 1952 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Gerhard Eric and Betty Gail Adelt. He was a member of the LDS Church.

Gary worked in the construction and roofing industries and he loved to fix and tinker with anything he thought needed repairing. Gary had a strong willful spirit and a love for life. He greatly enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Gary had a spontaneous personality and quick wit and especially liked snow skiing, fishing, golfing, and bowling particularly with his best friend Richard Ronan.

Gary was diagnosed with end-stage liver failure and later with liver cancer, which he valiantly fought and would not let alter his positive attitude or zeal for life.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents Gerhard and Betty Adelt, brother, Eric Hyde Adelt. He is survived by his sister, Janet Marie Somsen (Vincent McKinnon), brother, Larry Allen Adelt, uncle, William Hyde Cowley, nieces, Lisa Marie Hawker-Murphy (Patrick), Colleen Annette (Keith) Stacks, nephews, Ronald Glen Hawker, Bryan Keith (Pauline) Hawker, daughters, April Lee (Jim) Erickson, Sara Marie (Mickey) Dixon, Hillary Adelt, son, Cory Adelt, two grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, three great-nephews, and three great-nieces who all loved him dearly.

The family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses, and care givers whom have treated Gary throughout his illness.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at Salt Lake City Cemetery at 1:30 p.m., 4th Avenue and N Street. Friends and family may call at Larkin Mortuary for a viewing from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., 260 E. South Temple.