Rendell Fredrick Schulthies

Rendell Fredrick Schulthies

Born in West Bountiful, Utah on Jul. 26, 1922
Departed on Mar. 17, 2009 and resided in Bountiful, UT.

Visitation:  Friday, Mar. 20, 2009 & Saturday, Mar. 21, 2009
 Saturday, Mar. 21, 2009
  Bountiful City Cemetery

Rendell Fredrick Schulthies passed away March 17, 2009 in Bountiful, Utah at the age of 86. He was the eldest of 6 children. Born in West Bountiful to Rendell Howard Schulthies and Beatrice Parkin Schulthies. He was married to Donna Alice Griffith on June 16, 1944 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple where they were sealed for time and all eternity. From this union were born 5 children. Fred was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a loving father. Fred loved his work starting as a fireman on steam engines for the Rio Grande Railroad and continuing as an engineer on diesel locomotives. He retired as an engineer operator for the Amtrak passenger train. During his career he was known among his workmates as "Fast Freddy" always keeping his train on time. Fred also loved farming his land in Grand Junction/Fruita Colorado, where he grew some of the best sugar beets and onions in the country. After the passing of his wife Donna in 1989, Fred married Friné Rubalcava on September 5, 1998 in the Bountiful LDS Temple.

Survived by his wife, Friné; and children Linda Schulthies Berg Hogge (Tom), Don Fredrick Schulthies (Rosanne), Debra Schulthies Kolts (Lee), Sandra Schulthies and Shelley Schulthies Preece (Craig); 22 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren; siblings, Hal, Byron, Karl, Celia Darnell. Preceded in death by his parents, brother, Norman and granddaughter, Carey Lynn Berg.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at the Orchard Stake Center, 3599 South Orchard Drive, Bountiful, Utah. A visitation will be held Friday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, and Saturday morning 10-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment-Bountiful City Cemetery.