Max Beddes

Oct. 10, 1939 – May 21, 2011Max Beddes died May 21, 2011, surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 10, 1939, in Lovell, to Arthur Wesley Beddes and Aurelia Beddes.  Max married the love of his life, Caroline Beck Bridgham, on Nov. 6, 1959, in Reno, Nev., and they were later sealed in the Oakland Temple on Jan. 15, 1964.

Max was raised in Lovell, then moved to Sacramento/Penryn, Calif., for 44 years, retiring in 2004, then moving to Ogden, Utah.

Max is survived by his wife, Becky; five sons Max (Melanie) Wesley of Loomis, Calif., Jason (Helen) Brent of Ogden, Utah, Shawn (Alicia) Michael of North Ogden, Aaron Dean of Sacramento, Calif., Seth (Ashley) Heber of Ogden, Utah; 13 grandchildren and two sisters, Betty (Phil) Gunn and Edna Marie Kendall.

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 25, 2011, in Ogden.

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