Christopher Ryan Mortensen was born on March 2, 1980 to Ron Mortensen and Melissa South in Mesa, AZ. He was the only boy and has six sisters. He passed away on October 26, 2022 in Sandy, UT at the age of 42.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Nicole Ashley Mortensen, daughters; Hallee Nicole Mortensen, Ambrie Payton Mortensen, Sutton Ashley Mortensen, and son; Tate Maxwell Mortensen. He is preceded in death by his daughter; London Brise Mortensen.
Chris is a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served faithfully as a missionary for the Church from 2000 to 2002 in the London South, England mission. He sincerely loved his family, especially his wife and children, and all of his friends. He would light up the room when he entered and was always the life of the party. He loved babies and was so happy every time he got to hold any baby. His presence commanded love and respect. He stood firm in running his life and business with integrity and honesty. His word was as good as his bond, he followed through with everything he committed to. Chris enjoyed tacos, peanut butter crunch, hot tamales, sports, people, and making new friends everywhere he went. He was a foodie and loved to travel and try new cuisine. He was service minded and an extremely loyal man. He helped everyone that he ran into, whether he knew them or not. Chris was extremely protective of everyone, even strangers. He is deeply loved and missed by all who know him.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 4 from 6-8pm at the LDS building at 1541 N 1300 W St., Pleasant Grove, UT.
Memorial Service is being held Saturday, November 5 at 10:30am at the LDS building at 1541 N 1300 W St., Pleasant Grove, UT with family visitation prior to services at 9:15am to 10:15am.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Arizona on Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30pm at the LDS building at 1266 S 32nd St., Mesa, AZ.
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