Obituaries

Home: Francis, Utah
Death Date: September 25, 2017
Birthdate: January 21, 1945
Place Of Birth: Salt Lake City, Utah
Service Information: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:00 PM
Service Location: Starks Funeral Parlor

Kathleen Tezak Crockett + Enlarge

Kathleen Tezak Crockett passed away peacefully at her home on September 25, 2017 from cancer surrounded by her loving family.  Kathy was born on January 21, 1945 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the second oldest child of Stanley and Erma Kramer Tezak.  Kathy graduated from Judge Memorial High School in 1963.  Kathy married Terry B. Morris in March 1966, later divorced.  She later married Norman D. Crockett in February 1984.

Kathy lived a full and vibrant life.  She enjoyed playing tennis, golf, and boating at Flaming Gorge, where she was very active in the Flaming Gorge Yacht Club.  During the 13 years she and Norm lived in Mesquite, Nevada, she was very active in the Oasis Golf Club and the Mesquite Food Bank.  In 2014, she and Norm returned to Utah where she then enjoyed marshalling at the Soldier Hollow Golf Course and volunteering at the Kamas Food Bank.   Kathy and Norm were avid cruisers, having taken over 18 cruises, many with family and friends.  She loved listening to her music, with Johnny Mathis and The Eagles being some of her favorites.

Kathy is survived by her husband of 33 years, Norman D. Crockett; her children, Randy T. Morris, Christopher T. Morris (Jake Robertson), and daughter Andrea Morris;  step-daughters, Lori (Adam) Burck, Katherine (David) Ehmigh, and Pamela Crockett(Lesley Baldwin); nine grandchildren; her siblings, Michael (Taryn) Tezak and Celia (David) Jacobsen, brother-in-law Glen Roser; and nieces and nephews.  In addition to her family, she leaves behind many friends in Salt Lake City and Mesquite, Nevada.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, sister Anita Roser, and brother John R. Tezak.

Our family would like to thank the staff at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and IHC Home Health Care for their support and care during her illness.

A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, October 11, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East Salt Lake City, UT 84106.  Committal will be at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 4th Avenue and T Street, Salt Lake City, on Thursday, October 12 at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

 

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