Dale Eldon McLing died February 16, 2024. He was born November 19, 1948, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the son of Eldon McLing and Zoe Hoggan McLing. He lived in Lewisville, Idaho as a small child, then Rigby, Idaho as a teenager graduating from High School there. He attended University of Utah where he obtained a degree in American Literature with a minor in French. He taught Junior High French in Bountiful, Utah for a year, then he obtained a master’s degree in American Studies at the University of Utah. He later worked at the Salt Lake County Auditor’s Office, then the Salt Lake County Clerk’s Office. Later in his career he worked at Merrill Lynch in Salt Lake City. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was an organist for LDS Twenty- First North Ward. He loved music, literature, school, and his friends. He was a great cook and provided wonderful meals to his family and friends. He loved family history and liked to learn about his ancestors. He visited the graves of family members each Memorial Day. He also enjoyed keeping in contact with his High School friends from Rigby. He is survived by a grandson, Kevin Ruff, Denver, Colorado, a nephew, Richard Wells, Idaho Falls, Idaho, a nephew, David Wells, Pullman, Washington, and a niece, Jana Mann, Portland, Oregon, and many friends in Utah and Idaho. The grave side services will be February 28 at 11:00 AM in the Salt Like City Cemetery where he will be buried by his ancestors.

Funeral Arrangements provided by Larkin Mortuary, 260 E S Temple St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111


Graveside Service

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Salt Lake City Cemetery
200 N St E
Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Services Handled By

Larkin Mortuary
260 E South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT

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Feb 21, 2024

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