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Friday, January 14, 2022
6:00 - 9:00pm (Mountain time)
Jeffrey Squire Stiver passed away on December 9, 2021, surrounded by his family after a short, but courageous battle with cancer. He was born on June 17, 1950 to Dallas Fred Stiver and Anna Mae (Squire) Stiver in St. Louis, Mo. He grew up in St. Louis until the family was transferred to Brigham City, Utah in 1963. He attended Box Elder Jr. and Sr. high schools, graduating in 1968.
Jeff married Angela Paula Felker in 1968, they were later divorced. He married Amy Ruth Rowe in 1975, they later divorced.
Jeff is survived by three daughters and two sons; Kristy Stiver, Brigham City, UT; Tammy Brailsford, Brigham City, UT; Cameron Stiver (Emily), Perry, UT; Mitzi Thompson (Cory), West Haven, UT; Coleman Stiver (Megan), Brigham City, UT. He is also survived by his only brother, D. Fred Stiver II (Sue), Manteca, CA., as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews..
Jeff had 11 grandchildren and three, soon to be four great-grandchildren. Grandchildren- Amanda Ballard (Carson), Brandee Barker (Kevin), Dusti Henderson (Hunter), Tyson Thompson, Kade Stiver (Jacquline), Logan Stiver, Sean Stiver, Troy Stiver, Tenley Nelson, Teegan Stiver, Reagan Stiver. Great-grandchildren- Justin Poulsen, Brooks Poulsen, Bennett Henderson, future baby Ballard.
Jeff was preceded in death by his parents; and good friends, CA Hall and Robert Lichtenstein.
Jeff had a strong desire to serve his country and community. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1968 where he received an Honorable Discharge. He then joined the Brigham City Police Department in 1973 rising to the rank of sergeant. After police work, he worked for Autoliv then Whitaker Construction, retiring in November. He attended Utah State University and graduated from Weber State University in 1980 with a Bachelor's degree in Police Science.
Jeff was a past Master Councilor of Leland Stanford chapter, Order of DeMolay in Brigham City. He was raised a Master Mason in Amity Lodge #23, Free and Accepted Masons in Brigham City. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, and a member of El Kalah Shrine Temple in Salt Lake City. He was past president of the Northern Utah Shrine Club in Brigham City. He was also a member of the Brigham City Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Jeff loved horses and was involved with Golden Spike Cutter Racing Association where he served as a judge for many years. He loved spending time with family, camping, golfing, traveling, playing softball, blackjack, video poker, and watching his St. Louis Cardinals baseball as well as eating White Castle hamburgers.
A Celebration of Life will be held on January 14, 2022, at the Brigham City Eagles FOE, 912 N. Main St, Brigham City, Utah. Public welcome from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Shriners Hospital in Salt Lake City would be appreciated.