Kent E. Lindquist—beloved husband, father, brother, son, and friend—passed away at age 69 on Dec. 3, 2021, after a long fight with COPD.
Kent was born on April 26, 1952, in Salt Lake City to Lucille and Arthur Lindquist and graduated from Olympus High School. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Kent shined in athletics in high school and lettered in many sports. He was proficient in his professional endeavors and was an honored police officer with Moab City. He excelled in the electrical field and was a master electrician, owning his own business and employing his long-term friend Eddie Layton. He built many friendships throughout his careers and was well known in his community.
Kent married Patricia Loveless and had four children and later married Peggy Neumeier taking on 3 stepchildren like his own.
He enjoyed the beauty of the outdoors including fishing, hunting, hiking, and golfing. He was especially interested in leatherworking and building various projects. He was a talented musician and played both the violin and piano. He was a kind and caring man with a great sense of humor and will be greatly missed.
Kent is survived by his wife, Peggy; his children, Christopher, Erik, Daniel, and Brittany (Robinson); step-children Steven John (Hirigoyen), Travis (Hirigoyen), Justin (Hirigoyen); and many grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as his half brothers and sisters, Jed, John, Joan, and Diane. Also, his beloved companion dog, Jake.