After 65 years of marriage, five weeks apart was long enough, Irene Hutchings Conn was reunited in Heaven with her sweetheart, Allen “Dwayne “ Conn, on May 14, 2019. She was surrounded by family when she passed through the veil at her home in Enoch, Utah. She lived 84 life filled years. She was born November 6, 1934 in Ely Nevada to William Edward and Emma Whitehead Hutchings. She was the youngest of 9 children.
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She grew up in Lund, Nevada on a ranch at Moon River. She Attended Ely High School and graduated in 1952. She then went to a business college in Southern California. Where she met her loving husband at a USO dance. They were married a year later on April 24, 1954, in San Fernando California. They were later sealed in the Logan Utah Temple for time and all eternity.
They started their marriage in California; work took them to Nevada, where they lived in Reno, Wadsworth, Fernley, and in 1976 settled in Winnemucca, Nevada. Irene was always a hard worker. She worked various jobs while raising their 5 children Dwayne and Irene retired to Saint George, Utah and recently moved to Enoch, Utah to be close to family.
She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She served in many callings and one of her favorites being a temple worker with her husband in the Reno Nevada Temple. Irene loved to serve and always found someone who needed cinnamon rolls, cookies or other treats. Irene was a woman of great faith and devotion to the Lord.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband Allen Dwayne, her son David, her parents, her siblings, her son-in-law James, and her great grandson Brendan. She is survived by her children Linda, DeeDee(Jay), Bill(Lisa), and Susan. She has 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Our family wants to thank the Intermountain Home Health & Hospice team for their kindness and support.
Funeral Service will be held Monday May 20, 2019 at the Enoch Utah West Stake Center at 11:00 am with a viewing from 10:00-10:45 am prior to the services. Interment will be in the Cedar City Cemetery under the direction of Affordable Funeral Services, Cedar City, Utah. (435)586-3456
Online Condolences can be sent to her memorial page at www.affordablefuneralservices.com