Marlowe Wesley Gwynn, age 85, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022, with family by his side. He was born on December 20, 1936, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Lawrence and Mirriam Gwynn.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Nancy Ohrn Gwynn; and six children: Laureen Geldray (Philip), Michael Gwynn, Scott Gwynn (Jackie), Sheryl Coggins (Bruce), Rebecca Williams (Ashley) and Kerry (Holly) Gwynn; brother Wendell Gwynn (Nancy); and sister Carolyn Stout (Roy).
Preceded in death by his parents; and mother and father-in law, Helen and Holger Ohrn. He had 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
He proudly served a mission in the Western States for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Marlowe graduated from South High School in 1955 and was in many clubs and teams. He married his sweetheart on July 23, 1959, and was sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple. He attended the University of Utah and studied Electrical Engineering. He worked at EDO Western for 40 years as an Electrical Engineer. He was a quiet and gentle man who served in many church callings, including 20 years in the ward library. He loved music and singing in the ward choir. He loved working in his garden until he was unable to and then he was a great supervisor. He had many physical challenges throughout his life, but he never let that stop him.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, from 6:00-8:00 pm at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah. A viewing will be held at 11:00 am at the Taylorsville 12th Ward house, 4505 S Brian’s Way, West Valley City, Utah. The funeral will follow at 12:00 noon. Interment, Redwood Memorial Estates, 6500 S Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah.