1964 – 2021
Salina, Utah – Our kind and beloved wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, neighbor and friend Belinda Jesse Larsen Kilduff, age 57, passed away at her home in Salina late Saturday evening, June 19, 2021.
Belinda was born September 2, 1964 in Murray, Utah, a daughter of Max LeRoy and Kathryn Lee Johanson Larsen. She grew up in Salina where she had an ideal childhood participating in 4-H, riding horses, barrel racing, and of course teasing her brother and sister. She also loved to spend time with her grandpa Ralph. She attended and graduated from North Sevier High School. She married the love of her life Timothy Lyle Kilduff on June 5, 1987 in Salina. Though she had a gypsy soul and lived many places throughout her life, Salina was always her home.
Belinda was a dynamic person with many interests. She had a lifelong love of education and attended Ashford University, University of Arizona, and Texas A & M. She graduated with a Bachelors in Behavior Science in 2019, and has earned many certificates and achievements. Her goal was earn a doctorate. Needless to say she was an extremely hard worker. She was reliable and dependable no matter the circumstance.
Belinda was served well by her strong will, and stubborn nature. She was determined to achieve her goals, and believed in never giving up on her dreams. She longed to travel the world and wanted to watch her beloved grandchildren grow up to be strong, healthy, and happy. She was very loving and forgiving. She often gave second and third chances to those that wronged her.
Belinda loved nature. She enjoyed caring for her many animals. She liked to camp and visit the outdoors, especially Maple Grove and the Sawtooth Mountains. She liked to garden, and shop online. However the most important thing to her was her family. She loved to spend time with her kids and grandkids doing the things they loved.
She is survived by her husband of Salina; children: Rachel Larsen and Robbie Mortensen of Salina; Zoe Kilduff and Daren Huntington of Ivins; Jack Kilduff and Josalyn Albrecht of Redmond; 5 grandchildren: Mika Larsen of Salina; Easton College of Redmond; Stella Larsen of Salina; Tripp Huntington of Ivins and Xavier Kilduff of Redmond; parents, Max Leroy and Kathryn Johanson Larsen of Salina; a sister, Sherri L. and Rodney Pettit of Hurricane.
She is preceded in death by grandparents: Arval Tuft Larsen, Ralph A Johanson, Lila R. Johanson; brother, Matthew M Larsen; Uncle Steven R. Johanson; Aunt Ruth J. Griffin and a nephew, Dylan R. Bosch.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. in the Pioneer Cemetery in Salina. Friends may visit with the family at the Springer Turner Funeral Home in Salina, Friday morning from 11:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. prior to the services.
Burial will be in the Salina Pioneer Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.
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