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Michael Robert Showalter


Michael Robert Showalter died Nov. 28, 2004 in Grand Junction. He was 40.

Showalter was born June 28, 1964 in Vernal, Utah to Robert Dennis Showalter and Gwennita Curry Showalter.

Showalter was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. While growing up, he attended school in Craig, and graduated from Duchesne High School. He lived in Steamboat Springs with the Horizons program. He enjoyed snow skiing, roller skating, movies and video games. After a medical operation, Showalter spent the last five years of his life in Grand Junction at Mesa Manor Care Center. He will be remembered as a loving and compassionate person.

Showalter is survived by his parents, Robert “Bud” and Monta Rae Showalter and Gwennita Curry Showalter; his siblings, Wendy (Tom) McKee, and Cathy (Clay) Dietrich; along with many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at 11 a.m., at Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the services at the mortuary. Burial will be at the Roosevelt City Cemetery under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Mytonic Dystrophy Foundation in the name of Michael Showalter.

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