Las Vegas Review-Journal, 5/5/19
Val Dean J. "VAL" Conlin. Our beloved husband, father and papa passed away April 20, 2019, in Henderson, NV, after a valiant fight with declining health. Val was born December 11, 1930, to Lloyd and Blanch Conlin in Preston, ID. He married Barbara Bell July 18, 1956, in Ogden, UT. They are the parents of three sons, Marc, Kevin and V.J., 9 grandchildren, and 18 great-grand-children, who always called him "Papa." Val served four years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, V.J. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; his sons, Marc and Kevin; brother, Dwayne Conlin; and sisters, Glenys Poulson and Shirley Keyes. Services will be Fri., May 10, at Hidden Valley Country Club in Sandy, UT.