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.