Gerald Tidwell

May 19, 1935  ~  June 19, 2012

Gerald Ray Tidwell 77 of Mount Pleasant, UT passed away at Sanpete Valley Hospital in Mount Pleasant, UT on June 19, 2012. He was born May 19, 1935 in Mount Pleasant, UT to Arthur Gustave & Eva Larsen Tidwell. Graduated from North Sanpete High School in 1953. Served in the Utah National Guard for six years. Gerald loved fishing and hunting with his sons and brothers in the mountains of Sanpete County. He also loved to go for rides in the Fall and look at the beautiful Autumn Colors.

He married Elaine Thompson on July 1, 1957 in Chester, UT, later divorced. From that union they had 5 children, Duane Tidwell, Mapleton, UT; David (Angela) Tidwell, Salt Lake City, UT; Tammy (Brad) Kilpatrick, Salt Lake City, UT; Richard Tidwell, Mapleton, UT; Tasha Jensen, Mapleton, UT; 17 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He then married Audrey Peterson April 30, 1996 in Las Vegas, NV.

Survived by his wife Audrey Tidwell, Mt. Pleasant, UT; his children and grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Melba Coates, Elwood Tidwell, Maureen Gaddy, Rex Tidwell, LaRue Thompson, Newell Tidwell and 2 infant siblings.

Graveside services will be held Friday June 22, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mount Pleasant City Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Rasmussen Mortuary in Mt. Pleasant.

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