Gillies Funeral Chapel


Herbert Don Pewtress

Herbert Don PewtressHerbert Don Pewtress

July 30, 1931  ~  March 10, 2013

Viewings: Wednesday March 13 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E 200 S Brigham City UT and on Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 10:00 - 10:40 am at the Perry Stake Center, 685 West 2250 S, Perry UT.

Funeral services: Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:00 am at Perry Stake Center, 685 West 2250 S, Perry UT.

Interment: Kaysville City Cemetery

Herbert Don Pewtress, age 81, Fillmore UT July 30, 1931, passed away, March 10, 2013. He is a loved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, friend, veteran and patriot. He will be missed by all who was lucky to know him. He was active in his life and into retirement. He loved working with his hands and enjoying everything dealing with the outdoors. Among those who will miss him most are his wife of 59 years, Shirley June Heninger Pewtress, his children Kathleen (Brent) Linford, Debra Furgeson, Richard (Pamela) Pewtress, Garry (Linda) Pewtress, Tamra (Jim) Ganzer, Troy (Sonya) Pewtress, 15 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. Don was preceded in death by his father, Fredrick Neil, his mother, Thelma Smith Pewtress, his grandson, Lance Pewtress, son-in-law, Brent Linford and great grandson, Landon Ward. He was a Korean War Veteran. He served on the USS Consolation and was Honorably Discharged. He earned the following medals: Korean Service Ribbon (3 stars), United Nations Service Ribbon, and the Nation Defense Ribbon. He was also a member of the American Legion and was a Merit Badge Counselor for the BSA. He was a High Priest of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Don and Shirley were sealed for Time and All Eternity; in the Salt Lake City Temple, in 1964. We are all honored to have shared our time with him. The family wants to give special thanks to his wonderful wife who cared for him for many years and his neighbors, friends, Pioneer Care Center, Bristol Hospice and the Brigham City Hospital. In-lieu of flowers; donations to the Pewtress Memorial Fund at America First Credit Union is appreciated. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 14. 2013 at 11:00 am at Perry Stake Center, 685 West 2250 S, Perry UT. Viewings will be held Wednesday night from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Gillies Funeral Chapel , 634 E 200 S Brigham City UT and on Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 10:00 - 10:40 am at the stake center. Interment is at Kaysville City Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the VFW Honor Guard.

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I was very surprised to see a headstone for Don at the kaysvile cemetery this week. I wish I had known about this earlier. I visit the cemetery often because Doug passed away 5 years ago. Sometime maybe we could set a time and meet and say hi, after all these years. It is hard sometimes to see the future, but we just do the best we can, being so very greatful for our families. Please email me if you would like, at




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