Dwaine Birch Houtz 1928 ~ 2011 Our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather,
Dwaine Houtz, 83, died June 29, 2011, surrounded by his family. Dwaine was born
Feb. 5, 1928, in Mapleton, Utah, five minutes after his twin brother,
Blaine, to Leslie and Zona Houtz. He grew up in
Mapleton, Roosevelt and Provo,
graduating from Provo High. After graduation, he served in the US
Navy in Panama.
He married his high school sweetheart, Adene Gardner,
on Nov. 20, 1947. Marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Dwaine worked for IBM for nearly 30 years in California, Washington and
After retirement, he indulged his love of golf and performed volunteer work for
his church. Dwaine is survived by his daughters, Kathy (Gary Bangerter) and
Rebecca; son, Russ (Jolene); seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grand-children. Also survived by a brother, Lyle (Jeanette) and sisters, LaDonna Rawlings. Preceded
in death by his wife, Adene, parents and brothers,
Worland Jay and Blaine. The family wishes to express sincere thanks to the
staffs of Lakeview
Hospital and Vista Care
and to Dr. Russell Shields and his staff. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at the Bountiful
24th Ward Chapel, 720 East 550 North. Friends may visit with family on Tuesday
from 6-8 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary,
295 North Main and from 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the
church prior to services. Interment-Bountiful City Cemetery. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com.
In lieu of flowers, please consider sending donations to the LDS Perpetual