I didn't know if you guys got to see this or not. I found it on the Deseret News website. It still amazes me how much I don't know about my extended family. I never knew he served in Mexico.
Wish I could be there.
Love you all!
William Joseph Maynes
William Joseph Maynes 1917 ~ 2009 William Joseph Maynes, loving brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, completed his earthly journey on Jan. 18, 2009.Born Oct. 31, 1917 in Granite, Utah to John Alexander and Sarah Louretta Despain Maynes. Married Connie Marie O'Neill on Feb. 6, 1953 in Salt Lake Temple. Graduated Jordan High and Univ. of Utah. Served as Sergeant in the USMC during World War II. Worked for State of Utah for 30 years. Served LDS mission to Mexico. Served as Ward Missionary, Stake Missionary, Stake Mission Pres., High Priest Group Leader and Ward Exec. Secretary. He and Connie served missions to Germany Munich Mission and to Temple Square. Survived by brothers, Gaylen (Shirley) and Fred (Coleen), sisters Marna (Lloyd) McGee and Mary (LeRoy) Jones, son David, grandchildren Nicolle, Mishele, Anndrea and Parkar, grandson Gavin Kampman. Funeral Services will be Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 12:00 Noon at the Valley View 4th Ward, 2125 East Evergreen Avenue. Viewings will be held at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and at ward Saturday 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Interment at the Salt Lake City cemetery.