Jan. 13, 1947-Oct. 30, 2022
Lynn R. Whittaker, 75, died October 30, 2022. He was born January 13, 1947, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Moroni and Etta Morgan Whittaker. He married Katherine Anderson at the St George Latter-day Saint Temple on March 30, 1973.
Lynn grew up in Midvale, Utah. He graduated in 1965 from Hillcrest High School. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1966 to 1968 in the Southern California Mission. He attended Dixie College. It is there that he meets Kathy, his eternal companion. They have been married for almost 50 years.
Lynn loved to travel and took two historic LDS Church tours and an Alaskan cruise. He enjoyed woodworking, construction and amateur radios. He liked to read. He was passionate about preparation, CERT being one of them. He served faithfully in his many ward and stake callings.
He loved annual trips to Bear Lake and raspberry smoothies. 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 2012. He liked to tease and joke around with his good friends. Her favorite activity was grocery shopping. He liked to visit people.
Lynn is survived by his wife Kathy, brother Bruce (Julie) and sister Corlene (Ralph) Kemker. He is predeceased by his parents, his sister, Karen (Tim) Thomas and his brother Layne (Susan) Whittaker
A visitation will be held Wednesday, November 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Metcalf Mortuary, 288 West St. George Blvd., St. George, Utah.
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 4 at 11 a.m. at Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Utah.
Arrangements are handled by Metcalf Mortuary, (435) 673-4221, and Magleby Mortuary in Richfield, Utah. Visit the Metcalf Mortuary website for condolences, full obituaries and funeral announcements.
In lieu of flowers, please enter any keepsakes you have of Lynn on the website above. The family would like to thank Intermountain Health Care, St George’s Regional Hospital, SunTree Hospice and Lacy Evans for the personalized care they provided to Lynn.