Salt Lake Retired Firefighters Association


In Memory . . .

L. Richard "Bud" Barnsen
December 26, 1924 ~ January 23, 2013

Bud passed away January 23, 2013 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born on December 26,1924. Bud married the love of his life Shirley Rae Harwood on July 10, 1951.
Bud served in the U.S. Navy. He was a retired Lieutenant of 36 years at the Salt Lake City Fire Dept. Bud was an entrepreneur of many businesses in Utah.
He was an incredible father. He would do anything for his kids. Bud had the most positive outlook on life. He enjoyed golfing, boating and tennis. He was an avid runner and was Copper Club shooting champion. He had a love for telling jokes. We will love and miss you every day but you will always be in our hearts.
Bud is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley. Children; Blair (Mary), Lisa (Dave Kurtz), Brad, Leslie Matthews, Gary (Jennifer), 12 grandchildren and 8.5 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Bernard and Etta, brothers Arden, Sheril and Thayne.
We would like to thank the hospice care givers Kim and Dean for their love and kindness.
A graveside service will be held at Larkin Sunset Gardens 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy, Utah, Monday, January 28, 2013, @ 11:00 a.m.
Funeral Directors: Aspen Funeral Services



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