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Carol Jean Bylund Shepherd passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones on October 1st, 2018.
Carol Jean was the seventh child of eight, born August 6th, 1930 in Santaquin UT. In her early years, Carol Jean grew up in Santaquin Utah and then went to Payson High School.
After graduation, she worked for a doctor’s office in Spanish fork Utah. While working there, a friend set her up on a blind date with a charming and handsome young man who turned out to be the love of her life.
She and Charles Shepherd were sealed for time and eternity on October 13th, 1950 in the Manti Temple. This month they would have celebrated 68 years of a happy marriage.
Her life revolved around their eight children she and Charles were blessed with.
After working in the medical field for 20 plus years, she retired and went to work in the Salt Lake temple as an Ordnance worker with her husband C H for the next 14 years.
She is survived by her husband Charles Henry Shepherd and seven of her eight children: Joel (Marie) Shepherd, Noel (Denise) Shepherd, Terry (Nancy) Shepherd, Marsha (Roger) Dean, Melanie (Dennis) Harvey, Laureen Shepherd, Su-Ellen (Oscar) Johnson.
Carol Jean has 33 grandchildren, 64 great grandchildren with a great, great, grandchild on the way.
Carol Jean was preceded in death by her beloved daughter, Leslie Carol Bishop, by her parents Henry Alfonso Bylund & Jennie Matilda Larsen, and by her seven brothers and sisters.
Services will be held Friday October 5th at Tooele Utah North Stake Center. 583 North 270 East Tooele Ut 84074. The viewing will be held at 11AM and the funeral service will follow at 1PM.