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William Leitter III

April 25, 1925 — May 31, 2017

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William Henry Leiter III
April 25, 1925 - May 31, 2017

William Henry Leiter III, beloved husband, father and grandfather, 92, passed away May 31, 2017.  Born April 25, 1925, Salt Lake City, Utah to Welda Mower and William H. Leiter, Jr.  Married Marjolet  Hughes on September 13, 1946 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Bill served as a proud Marine in the Pacific during WWII.  Education was very important to Bill. He graduated from South High School, a graduate of the University of Utah and received his PHD in education from BYU.  He was a teacher, principal and an assistant superintendant in the Granite School District.

He loved to travel.  He loved to be with life-long friends and especially his family.  He was  loving and kind.  He was generous to all.

Bill was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  He and his wife served a mission in St. George, Utah.

Survived by wife, Marjolet, son Bill; daughters, Laura (Bill) Phillips, Ann (Dave)Butler, 11 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 9, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the Winder 3rd Ward Chapel,    4551 South 1200 East, with a visitation the day of the service at the church from 10:00 to 10:45.  Interment Elysian Burial Gardens.

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