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Russell Wilshaw

June 21, 1947 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 73)



Russell Wilshaw, 73, of Pleasant Grove passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021.  He was born June 21, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York to Arthur Edgar and Alvina Penzenstadler Wilshaw. 

He served in the Army from August 8, 1967 to July 19, 1969.  After the military he attend college at Brigham Young University earning his BS in Physical Therapy and an MS in Nursing in 1993.  After graduation he worked as a nurse for Intermountain Healthcare for 31 years and also as the Trauma Coordinator for Utah Valley Regional Medical Center. He also worked for University of Utah Hospital as their Trauma Coordinator. He retired in 2013. 

After retirement Russell spent a lot of time doing family history work.  But his greatest love was his family.

He is survived by his wife Christine, daughter Jennifer, granddaughter Athena, brother Elliott and Sister-in-law Theresa. 

Due to Covid 19 concerns a private family viewing will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 10 a.m. in the Olpin Family Mortuary Chapel followed by a graveside service in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.  Masks and social distancing are recommended.

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January 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Pleasant Grove City Cemetery
550 North 100 West
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

Private Family Viewing

Olpin Family Mortuary
494 South 300 East
Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

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