Isaac James Fenn, 93, peacefully passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2023, surrounded by his daughters. He was born on March 6, 1930, in Pomerene, Arizona, to Arthur and Mary Roberts Fenn.
He married Patricia LaVerne Ross on September 28, 1950. She passed away in September of 2008, just weeks short of their 58th Anniversary. Isaac lovingly took care of her for the last 16 months of her life.
He married Nancy Jo Klukas on February 14, 2009.
Isaac was a truck driver for Cartwright Van Lines for years and then drove for National Battery Sales and Admiral Beverage, both in Ogden.
Just after marrying Patricia, he served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Central States Mission, he then served in the Korean War as an Honor Guard in the United States Marines. He loved to be out in the dirt, gardening. He had an adventurous soul and was able to travel to many places with his daughter, Carol, over the years. He also served as an Ordinance Worker in the Kona Hawaii Temple for six years and would drive anyone from his ward, who wanted to attend, across the Big Island every Friday. He and Patricia lived and loved their life and ward members in Hawaii for over nine years. He loved to read his scriptures and could be found almost any day up until the last week of his life reading them.
Isaac is survived by his wife, Nancy Jo; his children from his first wife Patricia: Carol Fenn of St. George, Bonnie (Richard) Taylor of North Ogden, Byron (Trudy) Fenn of St. George, John Fenn of St. George, and Susan F. Garrard of Tropic; stepchildren, Dee (Larry) Whittington of Oklahoma and Brian (Shannon) Klukas of New Mexico; 20 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; siblings, Lyda Krandendonk, William Fenn, Robert Fenn, Gloria Hawks, and Richard Fenn. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia; daughter, Ellen (Dickson) Looney, siblings, Rachel Sommer, Flora Sandberg, Lyman Fenn, Orson Fenn, Jerry Fenn, Wilma Elmer, and Orvel Fenn.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends may visit with family on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the mortuary. Interment, Lindquist’s Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch, 1718 Combe Rd.
Services will be live-streamed and available the day of the services by scrolling to the bottom of Isaac’s obituary page at: www.lindquistmortuary.com, where condolences may also be shared.