Colleen Young Slagle passed peacefully away on Sunday, December 9, 2018 in her
home, with loving family by her side. She was born on August 12,1928 to Dugal
and Mable Young in Vernal, Utah. She married Luman (Bud) Patterson Slagle on
August 15,1946 in the Salt Lake City Temple. Their marriage was an example of
love, kindness and service to all their family.
Colleen was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She
served in various callings in her ward and also served for seven years on
Temple square with her husband Bud. She loved to play the piano and organ.
This talent touched many. Colleen was the organist for many years in church
starting at age 14. She will always be remembered for her amazing talent of a
pianist. She also was the pianist and performed with the group called “Feed My
Colleen was loving, honest, friendly and always cheerful. She had a great sense of
humor, made friends easily and was loved by many people. She loved to celebrate
her birthday. Her celebrations over the years became many days not just one … Her
positive and uplifting personality will be dearly missed.
Colleen was preceded in death in 2008 by her husband, with whom she is now
enjoying a wonderful reunion.
Colleen is survived by her six children Sue Wilcox (Guy) Sherrie Boseman (Jerald)
Shauna Coe (Michael) Stephanie Cannon (Tristan) Shirlee Carroll (Richard) Michael
Slagle, 26 grandchildren and 62 great-grandchildren.
The family is deeply grateful to all the healthcare professionals, especially
Aspire Home Care and Hospice, Dr. John Dietlein, and all other caregivers,
who lovingly cared, served and were attentive to Colleen’s needs during her
final years. She loved you will all her heart. Until we meet again…..
Funeral services will be Saturday at the Canyon Rim 3rd Ward, 3051 S. 2900 E Salt
Lake City, 84109. Friends may call from 11:30am to 12:30pm with the funeral at