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Michael Vern Taft

August 2, 1941 - November 7, 2011
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Michael Vern Taft 1941 ~ 2011 Michael V. Taft passed away November 7, 2011. He was born August 2, 1941 in Lehi, Utah to Vern Ivan and Utella Smith Taft. He married Dianne Thiese on October 29, 1960. Mike worked as a welder for the plumbers and pipefitters union for over forty years. He enjoyed gardening, pets, and was an avid drag racing fan. Mike is survived by his wife of fifty-one years Dianne, daughter JaNean Taft (Tom Dowland), son Bill Taft (Lori Green), grandchildren Rocky Taft (Michelle Baxter), Laci Gentry (Christian), great-grandchildren Gage Taft, Berkeley Gentry, Chanae Goodman, Ashton Baxter, great-great-granddaughter...
Michael Vern Taft
1941 ~ 2011

Michael V. Taft passed away November 7, 2011. He was born August 2, 1941 in Lehi, Utah to Vern Ivan and Utella Smith Taft. He married Dianne Thiese on October 29, 1960. Mike worked as a welder for the plumbers and pipefitters union for over forty years. He enjoyed gardening, pets, and was an avid drag racing fan. Mike is survived by his wife of fifty-one years Dianne, daughter JaNean Taft (Tom Dowland), son Bill Taft (Lori Green), grandchildren Rocky Taft (Michelle Baxter), Laci Gentry (Christian), great-grandchildren Gage Taft, Berkeley Gentry, Chanae Goodman, Ashton Baxter, great-great-granddaughter Kloie Goodman, mother Utella Taft, brothers Neil (Sandie) and Russell (Leslie) Taft, sister Cheryl Taft (Lance Wise). He was preceded in death by his father Vern Taft. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 11th at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 6-8:00 p.m., and one hour prior to the services on Friday.

"Dear Taft Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing Mike waving to me when I am out and about in the neighborhood. I have so many memories..." Amy Farnsworth (Sandy, UT)

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