Wane Oviatt

October 21, 1956 ~ October 21, 2018 (age 62)

Wane Arden Oviatt, of Lindon, Utah was born October 21, 1956 to Arden Oviatt and Melba LaRue Allen in Salt Lake City, Utah.  He passed away on his 62nd birthday October 21, 2018.

Wane worked for 30 years for the Provo City Fire Department as a Paramedic / Firefighter as well as the mountain rescue team. He won many awards including paramedic of the year, firefighter of the year and  had an award named after him, the "Amazing Wane Award".

Wane loved camping and the outdoors. He supported his children by becoming an official for the Utah Swimming.  He served for 5 years as the officials chair for the Utah Swimming community. He and his wife Carri were recently recognized with the Conoco Phillips Outstanding Service Award.  Wane also received several other awards in recognition of his service.

Wane was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served a mission to Sweden. He had many years of outstanding service with the Boy Scouts and served several years in the Mount Timpanogos temple.

Wane is survived by his wife, Carri Lynn Peck Oviatt; his four children, Brianna (Jon) Hansen of Provo, UT, Kara (Brad) Leavitt of Lehi, UT, Jessica Oviatt of Lindon, UT.; Michael Oviatt of Lindon, UT, two grandchildren, Amiria and Logan Leavitt; mother Melba Oviatt; brothers Dee and Gary and spouses. 

Funeral services will be held, Thrusday, October 25th at the Lindon 11th Ward Chapel on 1050 East 100 North, Lindon, UT. A visitation for friends and family will be held from 9-9:45 a.m. prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in the Lindon City Cemetery.  Honor guard provided by the Provo Fire Department.

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