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Ted Wayne Griggs

March 18, 1922 ~ July 10, 2018 (age 96)

Ted Wayne Griggs 96, passed away at Heritage Senior Center, July 10, 2018. He was born March 18, 1922 in Springville, Utah to Henry Edwin Griggs and Ethel Collett Griggs. Ted attended Peteetneet School and Payson High School. He was enlisted in the United States Army from February 1941 – September 1945 and was assigned to Brigadier General Hervey as his personal driver during World War II.

He married Isabelle Thomas, (deceased) and they had four children. He later married Married Marilyn Rich, (deceased).

Ted had a most adventurous, nomadic life.  He never stayed stationary, always seeking out new places and new life experiences, inherited from his Great Grandfather who came to Utah with the Mormons in his sixties. He had a wonderful sense of humor, was inventive and creative, which he passed down to his children and grandchildren.

Ted is survived by his brother, Deal,  children Karma Childs (Russell, deceased), Sandra Miller (Hal, deceased), Terry Griggs, (SuAnn), Cindy Newman (Gary), 14 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Russ, Harley, Mar, Rell, and sister, LaDene.

The family would like to express their thanks and gratitude to Heritage Senior Living in Preston, Idaho, for all the loving care and kindness they gave our dad.

Services will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E. Dimple Dell Road (10600 South), Sandy, Utah. Friends and family at may call at 10:00 a.m. for visitation prior to the services. Interment will be at Larkin Sunset Gardens.

 

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