St. George, Utah
Lynn R. Whittaker, 75, passed away October 30, 2022. He was born January 13, 1947 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Moroni and Etta Morgan Whittaker. He married Katherine Anderson in the St George Temple on March 30, 1973.
Lynn was raised in Midvale, Utah. He graduated in 1965 from Hill Crest High School. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1966-1968 in the Southern California mission. He attended Dixie College. That is where he met Kathy, his eternal companion. They have been happily married for almost 50 years.
Lynn enjoyed traveling and took two Church history tours and a cruise to Alaska. He loved woodworking, building things and ham radios. He loved to read. He was passionate about being prepared. CERT being a part of that. He served faithfully in his many ward and stake callings. He enjoyed annual trips to Bear Lake and raspberry shakes. He worked at Covey’s Laundry and Linen supply for 10 years. Then went to work for the City of St George Wastewater Treatment plant for 20 years, retiring in January of 2012. He loved to tease and joke with his good friends. His favorite thing to do was grocery shopping. He loved to visit with people.
Lynn is survived by his wife, Kathy; brother, Bruce (Julie); and sister, Corlene (Ralph) Kemker. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Karen (Tim) Thomas; and brother, Layne (Susan) Whittaker.
A visitation will be held Wednesday, November 2, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd., St. George, Utah. Additional visitation will be held at the Magleby Mortuary in Richfield on Friday, November 4, 2022 from 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Graveside services will be held Friday, November 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Utah. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com
In lieu of flowers, please enter any memories you have of Lynn in the guestbook.
The family wishes to thank Intermountain Health Care, St George Regional Hospital, SunTree Hospice and Lacy Evans for taking such personalized care of Lynn.