Charlene Larsen McCutcheon
Our beloved mother, grandma, sister and friend, Charlene Larsen McCutcheon, age 83 of Manti, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 22, 2023.
Charlene was born October 14, 1939, in Mesa, Arizona to Peter Fielding Larsen and Emma Belle Tenney. She was the second of four children: Don, Jean Marie and Ernest.
On July 14, 1958, Charlene married her sweetheart Jerry Wayne McCutcheon in the Mesa Arizona Temple. They raised 7 children: Sue Ann, Cheryl Lynn, Brenda Kay, Debbie Gaye, Shawn Wayne, James Ross, and Diane Marie.
She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She loved her Savior and enjoyed studying and reading her scriptures daily. She was always willing to serve and loved being in the Temple where she was a temple ordnance worker.
She demonstrated her faith through a life spent giving hours of selfless service in many callings. Working in the Manti Temple was one of the highlights of her life. She loved church history and doing genealogy.
Charlene was known for her genuine love for people. There is not one family member or person that knew her, that was not affected by her love and kindness. She loved to serve others. It was her whole world. She was very artistic, always creating something and giving her time and talents to help others.
Charlene is survived by her children. Sue Ann Hagelstein, Cheryl Lynn Varga, Brenda Kay (Steve) Weener, Debra Gaye (Gabe) Shupe, Shawn Wayne McCutcheon, James Ross (Julie) McCutcheon and Diane Marie (Philip Robert) Anthony, 31 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren, and her brothers Don Larsen and Ernest Larsen and sister Jean Marie Rolfson.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, January 30, 2023 at 11:30 a.m. in the Manti 4th Ward where friends may come from 10:00 -11:00 am. Burial will be in the Manti City Cemetery next to her eternal partner.