Saturday, December 19, 2015

Jan Brain

. L. "Bud" Brain, age 91, died August 28, 1999 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 24, 1908, a son of Fred and Beatrice Coleman Brain. He attended elementary school in Salt Lake City, graduated from LDS High School and attended the University of Utah. He served a mission for the LDS Church in Hawaii from 1930-1932. He also served as a superintendent of three Sunday schools, and on two high Councils.He married Nell Haycock on September 14, 1939 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple by President David O. McKay. He was employed by ZCMI and later was an agent for the Bankers Life Co. In 1944 with his wife he founded Bud's Duds Men's Clothing Store and enjoyed a favorable reputation and successful business for 40 years.
He was active in community affairs, serving as President of the Chamber of Commerce, President of the Sugarhouse Rotary Club, and was appointed to serve on the University of Utah Institutional Council. He received the Merit of Honor Award from the University of Utah in 1990 and was also honored to serve as a Past-President of the Bonneville Knife and Fork Club. He loved the athletic department at the University of Utah and contributed generously to the Crimson Club and President's Club.

Survived by his wife, Nell, and children: Bonnie (Bill) Murphy, Jan, Carolyn (Bill) D'Evelyn, Mary Ann (Karl) Tueller and Robert. Also survived by 13 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and sister, Marjorie Owen.

He spent many happy hours in the Teton Basin near Driggs, Idaho, enjoying his favorite sport of fly fishing. For this reason, the family suggests in lieu of flowers, contributions be made in memory of him to Teton Valley Land Trust, P. O. Box 247, Driggs, Idaho 83422. This trust is dedicated to the preservation of the land and the Teton River he loved so much.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 1999 at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive, where friends may call one hour prior to the services. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
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