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Obituary for Isaac Vicente Salazar

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Isaac Vicente Salazar

July 5, 1927 - June 8, 2016

Isaac Vicente Salazar beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, at age 88, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born July 5, 1927 to Jose Vicente and Amanda Cordova Salazar in San Juan, CO.

Ike served in the Army and later moved to Utah where he worked at Hill Air Force Base.

He was past president of the Ace of Clubs square dancing club for two years where he met his soul mate Janet Beus Wilcox.  In 1974 there were married and he helped raise her three children.

He retired from Hill Air Force Base after 35 years of service to manage the Sweetwater Golf Course for First Security Bank.  He also worked for the Bear Lake Water Co. and was very much involved in making Sweetwater Camper Trailer Park into what it is today.  Ike overlooked the swimming pool, lawn care, managed the park and helped anyone who needed things done.  He was known as “Mr. Handyman”.

His passion in life was his family and golf.  Ike and Jan enjoyed traveling and spent winter months in Mesa, AZ and St. George, UT.

Ike is survived by his wife Janet; his children: Tina Salazar (Ken Harshman), Littleton, CO., Michelle Salazar (Joe Mooney), Glenview, IL., Kellie Wilcox, Columbus, OH., Mike Wilcox (Cama Mangel), Ogden, UT.,  Ron Wilcox, Logan, UT.; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; brothers Roy Salazar (Judy), Jerry Salazar (Mary Ann); sisters Helen Vigil and Stella Naranjo (Barney).

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Edith Williams, Rose Lopez; brother Ernest Salazar; and grandson Joshua Wilcox.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 – 36th St., Ogden, UT.  84403

Friends may visit with family on Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary and Monday 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. prior to the service.



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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Monday, June 13, 2016

Time: 11:00 am -

Leavitt's Mortuary & Aultorest Memorial Park


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84403

Friends may visit with family from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service.

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, June 13, 2016

Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park


836 36th Street, , Ogden, UT,

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Born: July 5, 1927
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Dave & Linda Skeen & family posted on 6/13/16

Ike's contributions to the Sweet Water Trailer park will always be remembered. He was always so friendly & helpful. We will miss him driving by on his golf cart And stopping to talk. The park won't be the same without him. We are thinking of you with sympathy.


Kristi and Chad Holley posted on 6/13/16

Jan, I am so sorry for your loss. Ike was one of the nicest men I have ever known. He was such a great friend to me when we worked together. He will be greatly missed.


Mike Cole Family posted on 6/12/16

We have all lost a remarkable individual. Ike was one of the very best. He always had a kind word and was willing to help any way he could. Jan, my thoughts and prayers are offered to Ike, you and family. Ike will be greatly missed. Bear lake will never be the same.