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Loren Bullock

September 5, 1925 — December 21, 2016

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Loren Edward Bullock
1925 - 2016
Salt Lake City, Utah

Loren Edward Bullock, age 91, passed away in Salt Lake City, UT on December 21, 2016.

Loren was born September 5, 1925 in Mishawaka, Indiana to Mildred Lucile (Crull) Bullock and Otis Leroy Bullock. Loren grew up in Osceola, Indiana and Edwardsburg, Michigan. He later moved to Salt Lake City, UT.

Loren graduated from Culver Military Academy (class of ’43) prior to serving in the US Army Infantry as a mortar gunner in Europe during WWII under General Patton. Upon returning to the States after the war, he completed a Chemical Engineering Degree at The University of Notre Dame and an MBA Degree at The University of Utah.

Loren met and married Madeline (Lynn) Ann Cosgrove (deceased) of South Bend, IN. in 1953. They had two children Suzanne and Lawrence. He subsequently married Marlene in 1980 after moving to Salt Lake City.

Loren was very active in the Michiana business community, first as part owner of Osceola Lumber Company in Osceola, IN, then with several smaller business ventures, also in the southern Michigan/northern Indiana area.

Loren was an avid sportsman all of his life, engaging in sailing (racing C class scows on Eagle Lake, Edwardsburg, MI, and traveling to regattas throughout the Midwest), he was passionate about snow skiing, tennis and water skiing. Loren was an active member of “The Wild Old Bunch” at Alta for 40 years, last year being the only season he did not ski.

Loren is survived by Marlene, his loving wife of 36 years, daughter Suzanne Linda (Eric), son Lawrence (Sheila), and three of Marlene’s four children, all of whom he loved greatly – Laurie (Roger), Dave (Claire), and Chris (Laura). Together, Loren and Marlene have 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 30 th at 10:00 a.m. at Cannon Mortuary, 2460 E. Bengal Blvd (7600 S). Viewing at 9:00 - 9:45 a.m.  Interment will be in Malad, ID. with a brief graveside service at 2:00 p.m.

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