Eldon J Haskell 85 of Springville, Utah died peacefully Friday, February 4th at the hospital in Murray, Utah due to Covid. He was born in Payson, Utah on March 23, 1936 the son of E. LeRoy Haskell and Beulah Pierce Haskell. He was previously married and divorced to Jolene Hudson.
He married Leona Valdez on October 30, 1971 in Payson, Utah. He loved the outdoors. Hunting and fishing were his favorite things to do. He also loved helping his father pick vegetables in their family garden. He was very athletic. While in high school, he loved field and track and many other sports. He loved jumping over cars, which he considered a sport.
He was a brother to three sisters who he loved dearly, and they loved him so much. He always looked out for them. He was their protector.
He had many jobs. The one he enjoyed the most was working at Creer Sheet Metal in Provo. He did so many fantastic projects in that line of work. He was very close to his workers the Creer Brothers.
He retired at 65 years old and always kept himself busy. Camping was another thing he loved to do with family. They went every weekend in the summer - many happy memories. He will be missed by many people.
He was the proud father of eight children, many grandchildren, nieces, and nephews who he loved dearly. His children: Amii Haskell Gabbitas, Wendi Haskell Mortensen, Cindy Losee (Larry), Ellen Swan, Eddy Jo Haskell, Angela Littler, Tammy Haskell, Bob Haskell (Sondie).
He was preceded in death by his father, E. LeRoy Haskell; mother, Beulah Pierce Haskell; sisters, Joyce Snow (Robert), Neva Jean Peterson (Jim); his son, Eddy Jo Haskell; daughters, Ellen Swan, Angela Littler and Cindy Losee (Larry).
He is survived by his wife Leona of 50 years; daughters, Amii Haskell Gabbitas, Wendi Haskell Mortensen, and Tammy Haskell; and son, Bob Haskell (Sondie). A wonderful and loving sister, Lois Hadlock (Lowell).
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 11, 2022 at Wheeler Mortuary, 211 East 200 South in Springville. There will be a viewing at the mortuary from 9:30 to 10:30 prior to the services. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Springville, Utah.
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