Charleen Belliston passed away peacefully at home, on July 24, 2021 at the age of 81, to join and celebrate with her parents and six siblings in a more glorious place.
As the first child of fourteen born to loving parents Milton and Vera, in Cassia County Idaho, she started an amazing legacy. Charleen was raised in a small farming community in Southern Idaho. She came from hard working pioneer stock. It is fitting that she passed on Pioneer Day.
As the oldest in her family she learned the value of work and family quickly. She married Darwin Knopp shortly after graduating high school and soon became the mother of her own two daughters, Crystal and Pamela. Charleen loved being a mother and homemaker.
Later she married Jerry Belliston and the couple shared a full, complete life together, celebrating 53+ years of companionship on their road together. She was truly devoted to her role as wife, and to her husband. The couple loved to travel the world hand in hand, especially in their Coach.
Charleen was an avid Scriptorian, a Believer in Miracles, and a true disciple of her Savior Jesus Christ. As such she lived his commandment to “Love One Another”. Loving and serving All of her family was continuously the source of her greatest joy, throughout all the days of her mortal journey.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald Belliston, seven siblings: Kenna, Marilyn, Beneta, Carma, Debra, Allen, and Tamara; two daughters: Crystal Albertoni and Pamela Wolstenholme (Steve); four stepdaughters: Barbara Johnson (Dave), Brenda Knox (Henry), Becky Nielsen (Ross), Jeridawn Nickle (Dave); twenty grandchildren, and 34 great grandchildren.
A viewing will be held Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy Utah. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 11:00 am in the chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Ward located at 348 East Manti Drive, Draper, UT. with a viewing from 10-10:45 am prior to the funeral. Interment following at Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, at 10600 South 1700 East, Sandy, Utah.