Daniel Milo Oredson

1932 ~ 2022

Funeral Services

LDS Church, 10975 S 1700 E, Sandy, Utah
Jun 10, 2022 11:00 AM

Daniel Milo Oredson died peacefully in his sleep on June 6, 2022 in Sandy, Utah at age 90, after recently fracturing his pelvis and fighting alzheimer's for several years.

Dan was an only child, born in Glendale, California to Philip Oredson and Alvera Kubat on March 2,1932. He grew up in South Pasadena, California, and graduated from South Pasadena High school. He went on to earn a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Occidental College in 1952. At the age of 24, he enlisted in the United States Air Force as a jet and helicopter pilot. He served for 5 years and was the top of his class.

Dan met his wife Marla Chase in 1957 and married her in January 1961. They lived in Honolulu, Hawaii for many years, where Dan became a devoted husband, father and successful businessman. His son Greg and daughter Kirra were both born and raised in Hawaii. While there, he owned and operated a top 5 Allstate Insurance agency for 20 years.

Throughout the years in Hawaii, Dan served at church and in the community. He was always involved in the Boy Scouts of America, where he taught many boys life skills, and to love and respect God through scouting. He was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and attended the temple regularly. He was always very physically active and often could be found hiking nearby trails, and camping
or playing volleyball at the Outrigger Canoe Club. Dan won an ”All American” sporting award in volleyball, playing for the Outrigger Canoe Club. Dan Loved to sing, and sang in the Hawaii Men’s Barbershop Chorus and often sang in the church choir.

Later in Life, while living in Sandy Utah, Dan participated in the Sandy Pride Organization, which implemented his motto ,”Keep America Beautiful”, by teaching youth in the city schools to clean up the city and leave no trace. He and wife Marla, restored the historic Woodruff-Riter Mansion,in Salt Lake City, into a 12 room historic Bed and Breakfast, and ran it for several years.

Dan was loved by so many people. He had a positive attitude, a kind heart and he made a good impression on others. He was always willing to give to anyone in need. He will be missed by many.

Dan is survived by his wife Marla, son and wife, Greg and Sherri Oredson, their children, Jessica Nelson and husband, Landon Weaver and wife, Hunter Oredson and wife and Chase Oredson, and their 5 grandchildren, and daughter Kirra Oredson and her children, Avery Hurlock and MacKenzie Hurlock.

Please join the Oredson family at funeral services, to honor Dan’s life, on Friday, June 10, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, 10945 S 1700 E , Sandy ,UT 84092. Followed by graveside services at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E 10600 S, Sandy, UT 84092

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Will miss you, you were such a lively fellow and fun to be around. Rest In Peace knowing you did your best.

- Jeroy&Pat Evanson

We will miss you my friend.

- Ted Cowan

So sorry of your family's loss. We remember Milo being so kind and helpful to others.

- Corey & Cathy Nance

Dear Greg, Hans & I send our deepest condolences at the passing of your father. He sounds like an amazing man, and am sure he will be missed sorely. Please know we are thinking of you and sending up prayers of peace. Janet Frey

- Janet Frey