Donald Fay Sedwick, passed away on July 3, 2015 in Payson, Utah at age 94. Donald was born on June 21, 1921 in Powell, Wyoming to Henry H. Sedwick and Jennie Kilgore. His Grandparents, William Sedwick and Margaret Brooks were among Powell Valley original pioneers arriving with their family in 1909. Donad was born and raised on the original farm south of Powell. He attended Powell schools and graduated from Powell High School class of 1939. He and Artelle Egan of Byron, Wyoming eloped to Red Lodge, Montana on October 19, 1939 and were married. The marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
The couple has now been married for seventy-five years. Donald farmed for many years in Powell and he and Artelle were custodians for the L.D.S. Church for 31 years before retirement. The couple moved to Utah in 2013 to be close to many family members.
He is survived by Artelle of Payson and one sister, Margaret Scranton of Powell and her son, Fran and Diana Scranton of Worland, Wyoming. Children, DeAnna and Jesse McGee of Spanish Fork, Utah Kerry and Svana Sedwick of Tempe, Arizona, and Elwin Sedwick of Salt Lake City, Utah. Donald has nine grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great grandchildren and many other family members. Graveside services will be held at 2p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the Spanish Fork City Cemetery, 420 S. 400 E., Spanish Fork, Utah.
We express a special thank you to many friends and neighbors in Powell who where so kind to Donald and Artelle.