George Granger


In Memory of
George Granger
03/01/1942 ~ 11/27/2011

Loving husband and friend, George Granger, passed away November 27, 2011. He was born March 1, 1942 in Las Vegas, Nevada to Mildred Beatty and Cyril Elden Granger. George grew up in Salt Lake City, graduated from Granite High School, and served three years in the U.S. Army as a guided missile electrician. He attended Salt Lake Community College and worked as a Journeyman Electrician twenty-six years for Kennecott. George could fix anything and loved to work with his hands. George created a yard as lovely as a park. He loved celebrations and was known for his original punch bowl concoctions. He spent his happiest years married to Jackie James, and was the best husband in the world.

George was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Granger and grandson Alec Granger. He is survived by his wife Jackie, sisters Jeanine (Frank) Matthews and Delores (Kent) Whitaker, brother Terry (Vernita) Granger, children Kurt Granger, Craig Granger, daughter Lisa Granger, as well as step-sons Jeffrey (Nettie) Callister and Christopher (Jill) Callister. He will be missed by his four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, ten step-grandchildren and especially by his best friends Missy and Tuffy.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at Noon at the Sunridge Ward, 5475 West 5500 So., Kearns, Utah. Friends may call there between 10:00 and 11:30 a.m. Interment will be at Lindquist’s Memorial Gardens, 1718 Combe Road, South Ogden, Utah . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Lung Association and the American Diabetes Association. On line condolences may be made to



  1. Emma Wall says:

    I felt so bad when I heard about Mr.Granger! I will miss him a lot. You will be in my prayers. – Emma

  2. nettie says:

    We’ll truly miss you Papa George!! Loves!!! Nettie, Jeff, Spencer, Isabelle, Reece & Truman.

  3. Marquez Family says:


    We are truly saddened by George’s death. George was an amazing person and neighbor. He was always so kind and considerate to us that we always welcomed seeing him at every opportunity.

    His passing will not only leave a void in our lives, but in the hearts of everyone who knew him.

    If there is anything that we can do to help you in anyway, please do not hesitate to let us know.

    Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    With deepest sympathy,

    The Marquez Family
    Ed & Lupe Marquez
    Freddie & Denise Marquez
    Lupe & Randy Holliday

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