PRICE - Michael LaVar Loveless passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, in an airplane accident involving weather and high mountains in Colorado.
He was born Oct. 22, 1957 in Provo to "C" LaVar Loveless and Kathryn Clark Loveless. He married his high school sweetheart, Colleen Grange of Huntington, June 15, 1979 in the SLC Temple.
They are the proud parents of two children, Spencer (Marcy) Loveless and Mikaleen (Jake) Mellor. Proud grandparents of Andrew and Monson Loveless.
Mike grew up in Orem. He attended Orem High for two years and Emery County High School as a senior, where he and Colleen met.
Mike excelled in wrestling in high school and enjoyed all outdoor sports and activities.
He served a mission 1976 to 1978 for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in San Antonio, Texas.
He worked construction as a diesel mechanic for three years and then for UP and brother, Bryan Loveless. He is survived by his wife, Colleen; children, Spencer (Marcy) Loveless of Price and Mikaleen (Jake) Mellor of Cedar City; mother, Kathryn Loveless of Orem; sister, LaKay (Scott) Stephenson of Sandy; brother, Randy (Marie) Loveless of Orem; sister, Lorraine (Rick) Carter of Lindon; grandchildren, Andrew and Monson Loveless of Price; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Mike will be greatly missed by his family and work associates as well as his many friends. Please remember his life with his favorite saying, "Life is good."
Funeral services were Monday, Nov.17, at the Price LDS Stake Center. A gathering was Monday prior to the services. An earlier gathering was Sunday, Nov. 16, at the Price 4th/5th LDS Ward. Interment was in the Cliffview Cemetery, Price. Services were in the care of Fausett Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, the family has set up a Mike Loveless Scholarship Fund at the College of Eastern Utah.