Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Emmer Theodore Largent, peacefully returned to his heavenly father on July 21, 2016 with his sweetheart by his side.
Ted was born on May 3, 1930 to Emmer and Jennie Largent in Salt Lake City, UT. He grew up in Delta, UT where he graduated from Delta High School. He then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served during the Korean Conflict. While in the Marines he corresponded with and later married his sweetheart, Elaine Sheppick , on November 17, 1954 in the Salt Lake Temple. He attended Weber State College and graduated with a Bachelors Degree.
While working full-time at Hill Air Force Base, in the missile division, he also maintained a mink and limousin cattle ranch. There he instilled in his children the value of hard work. Ted was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings in the Milton Ward. Ted was very proud of his service in the military and his American Heritage and he showed it by proudly flying the American Flag in his yard. He enjoyed spending time with his wife and family, maintaining his yard and fishing when he had the opportunity.
Ted is survived by his wife of nearly 62 years, Elaine, his daughters Trudy Largent; Morgan, Cindy (Paul) Clark; Taylor, and Sheila Padelsky; Morgan and daughter-in-law Lisa Largent Wright of Morgan. He is the proud grandpa of ten grandchildren, MacKenzie Largent; Farmington, Jennie (Stan) Durrant; Morgan, Matthew (Ryann) Largent; Ogden, Garrett Largent; Morgan, TJ Padelsky; Morgan, Elder Parker Padelsky, currently serving in the Lubbock, TX Mission, Elder Austin Clark, currently serving in the St. Louis, MO Mission, Madison Clark; Taylor, Bailey Padelsky, Lexey Padelsky; Morgan, and is the proud great-grandpa of Jake and Zac Durrant. He is also survived by his sister Bonnie Ivie; Delta, UT.
Ted was preceded in death by two sons, Steven Theodore Largent and Floyd T. Largent.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Milton Ward Church. Friends and family may call at Walker Mortuary in Morgan Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday at the church from 945 to 10:45 a.m.
Interment will be in the Milton Cemetery
The family wishes to express our sincere appreciation for the friends who drove Mom to visit with Dad and for the loving care he received at the Central Utah Veterans Home.