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Zeth Mortensen

Zeth Kolton Mortensen Rock Springs - Zeth Kolton Mortensen, 23, of Rock Springs died Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at his home. He was born May 30, 1992 in Rock Springs, the son of John H. Mortensen and Samantha Lynn Ottobre Mortensen. He attended elementary school and high school in Rock Springs. He also attended Western Wyoming Community College. He married Kristi J. Morales May 13, 2014 in Rock Springs. He worked for Jim Bridger Plant for the last two years. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His interests were camping, fishing, hunting, skate boarding, emergency response, playing baseball with his son, video games and spending time with his kids and family. Survivors include his wife Kristi Mortensen of Rock Springs; children Zaylen and Amelia Mortensen both of Rock Springs; parents John H. and Samantha Mortensen of Rock Springs; brothers Zach Mortensen, Zane Mortensen and wife Krissy, and Zeb Mortensen all of Rock Springs; parents-in-law Joey and Alicia Martinez of Rock Springs; grandparents John M. and Merleen Mortensen of Reliance, Glenn and Barb Dalton of Ft. Collins, Colorado, P. J. and Kathy Ottobre of Happy Valley, Alaska, and Joe Nielsen of Layton, Utah; nephews Kyler McCormick Mortensen and Ziden Mortensen both of Rock Springs; several aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents Carl and Josephine Johansen, James and Elizabeth Ottobre, Ivan and Ruth Booth, Merle Towers and Jean Nielsen. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Rock Springs LDS Stake Center, 2055 Edgar Street, Rock Springs. A viewing will take place 6-8 pm Monday, May 9, 2016 at Fox Funeral Home, 2800 Commercial Way, Rock Springs and Tuesday one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will take place in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family request that donations be made to a memorial fund in Zeth’s name at Utah Power Credit Union, 601 College Dr., Rock Springs 82901 to assist his wife and children.

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We were so very sorry to learn of your loss. Words can do so little but we want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sandy Brower & Janet Ranieri May 20 2016 12:00 AM

Kristi I am so sorry for loss. You and the kids are in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything please let me know. Remember he is surrounding you with his love even though you can't see him. May all your time and memories help you through this hard time. Love ya lady!

Amanda B May 11 2016 12:00 AM

If there were anything we could do to take even an ounce of your pain away we would! Zeth leaves a huge void in this world. For those who laughed at his humor, observed in awe his work ethic, admired his love for his children, all of these things and more were known of him if ever you were blessed to spend even a day with him! He was already and in the continued process of becoming a great man! This accident sent him home earlier than we would have chosen, but he waits for you now! The reunion will be sweet; let that ease your pain! Love you and hope you know we are just a call a way if you need anything! Jim and Stasia Spurrier

Jim and Stasia Spurrier May 11 2016 12:00 AM

To Sam, Barb and Family. I am so very sorry for your loss. I know that it is a heartbreaking loss for your family. Hold on to your memories. Zeth will stay in your hearts forever. Sincere sympathy Jo Gordon from Safeway.

Jo Gordon May 11 2016 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. There is absolutely no greater loss than a child. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything we can do in Fort Collins please let us know. Love, Duane and Kay

Duane and Kay Clow May 11 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you Sam & John. Also to your mother, Barb. Very difficult to lose a son or grandson so young. My brother in law Art let me know he saw you at the memorial. Take time to heal. Berta & Rich Parks 801-803-1388.

Berta Parks May 11 2016 12:00 AM

He will surely be missed, he was a great young man and always great to have around. Not afraid to work, smart and always smiling. He could hold his own with the best of them under any circumstances. Sending up thoughts and prayers for his family until we meet again.

Bobby Haliburton May 6 2016 12:00 AM

Lyle and I would like to send our deepest sympathies to our family in Wyoming, the Mortensens'. We want you to know that our prayers and thoughts are with each of you. We also want you to know that WE KNOW there will be a sweet reunion .......... and all of us will be together forever as a family. Lyle and Tamra Towers Schrock

Tamra Towers Schrock May 5 2016 12:00 AM