The following obit is reprinted from the April 9, 2002 edition of the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle with permission of Cheyenne Newspapers, Inc. Copyright 2001. All rights reserved.
Lawrence J. Scadden
Lawrence J. Scadden, 77, died peacefully April 7, 2002, at United Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
He was born March 9, 1925, in Ogden, Utah. During World War II he served in the Navy as a yeoman third class. He attended college at Weber State College in Ogden. He married Bety Jane Scadden in Ogden on February 11, 1947. He retired from Mountain Bell in 1984 after 35 years.
He was an active member of the Cheyenne Frontier Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served as Bishop in the late 1970s. He was also a member of the Sertoma Club.
He is survived by three sons, Gregory L. Scadden of Cary, North Carolina, Bryan F. Scadden of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Christopher J. Scadden of Dallas, Oregon; two brothers, Lamar and Dean Scadden of Ogden, Utah; and 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty, and his parents, Fred and Ethel Scadden.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 13, at Meyers Mortuary Chapel in Ogden, 845 Washington Blvd. Services will be conducted by Gregory Scadden. Internment, with military honors, will be in Ogden City Cemetery.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. , Saturday, April 20, at the Lincolnway Chapel of the LDS Church in Cheyenne.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Larry's name to the Missionary Fund of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A special thank you to all who loved and cared for our father and grandfather, including the staff and residents of Sierra Hills, his doctors, and the staff at United Medical Center in Cheyenne.
"I'll keep a part of you with me, and everywhere I am, there you'll be."
Note: I am of no relation, but my sympathies go out to those of you who are.