John Alan Kormylo
John Alan Kormylo, 49, of Logan, passed away May 11,
2004 after a valiant battle with colon cancer.
He was born on July 1, 1955 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Anne and
John Kormylo. John spent most of his childhood in Thermopolis,
Wyoming, where he inherited a love of fishing and the outdoors.
John attended Brigham University where he met his wife, Joyce
Lovell, after returning from a mission to Milan, Italy. A talented
athlete, John played defense for the BYU Cougars.
He was an active member of the LDS church and served in many
callings including bishopric counselor, teacher, and several years
as a scout leader where he became a favorite science and wilderness
John loved working with his hands. He enjoyed painting, wood and
metal workings, playing the guitar, and was naturally expressive in
each medium. Shortly before his illness, John had crafted one of his
favorite instruments: a violin.
John worked in the prosthetics and orthotics medical field, and
was a blessing to many that he was able to work with. John had an
infectious personality and even through adversity would joke with
the doctors and nurses that supported him.
He is survived and missed by his wife, Joyce, of Logan; son,
Brad, of Spokane, Washington; daughters, Jill, Susanne, and Melissa,
of Logan; mother, Anne, Boise, Idaho; brothers, Gene (Trudy)
Kormylo, of Cape Cod, Florida; Dan (Sue) Kormylo, of Baton Rouge,
Louisiana; Phil (Jean) Kormylo, of Boise, Idaho; and many extended
family members. John is preceded in death by father, John Kormylo
Sr, and sister Bonnie (Paul) Brenchley.
Funeral services will be Saturday, May 15th, 2004 at 11:00 AM in
the Logan South Stake Center, 340 West 700 South in Logan, Utah.
Friends may call Friday from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at Allen-Hall Mortuary,
34 East Center St., Logan, Utah, and Saturday at 10:00 to 10:45 AM
at the stake center. Interment will be at the Evergreen Cemetery,
1997 South 400 East, Springville, Utah on Saturday at 3:30 PM.
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