Deseret News
Obituary: Dean A. Liljenquist

Published: Friday, Sept. 30, 2005 1:58 p.m. MDT

Dean A. Liljenquist 1927 ~ 2005
Dean Albert Liljenquist, 78, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully on September 27 after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 5, 1927 in Rexburg, ID, to Otto E. and Ivy May Allen Liljenquist. He was raised and educated there. He later attended LDS Business College and obtained employment at Idaho First National Bank in Idaho Falls, ID, where he completed a successful career that spanned 39 years. Dean married his sweetheart, Marian Martin, in 1958. They were later sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple. He was active in his community and held many church positions. He loved spending time with his family, traveling, and all sports. Because of his kindness and compassion, he was well respected and loved by many. During the last 11 years of his life at Sandy Regional Health Center, he made many friends that he considered his second family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Marian, one daughter Karen (Bruce) Stein of West Valley, one son Ron (Jackie) Liljenquist of Draper, seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, one brother, Vern (Marge) Liljenquist of Rexburg, ID, one sister Beatrice Liljenquist Hall of Rigby, ID, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers: Allen, Willis, and Reed, and three sisters: Blanche Jarvis, Maurine Bott, and Ruby Raybould. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 3, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. at Mountain View Memorial, 3115 E. 7800 S. (Bengal Blvd), Salt Lake City. Friends and family may visit on Sunday, October 2, 2005, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the same location, and also on Monday morning from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow immediately after the service at Mountain View Cemetery. The family wishes to thank the entire staff and administration at Sandy Regional Health Center, as well as Hearts for Hospice, for their ongoing love and support.