Westley King Mickelsen, returned home to heaven, Thursday November 10, 2022 (age 58), surrounded by his loving family and friends. Wes was born on May 21,1964 in Salt Lake City, Utah. A highlight of his youth was working with his family on a church dairy farm. It was through his time spent there, that he truly grew to love his family and the outdoors. He enjoyed horseback riding, hunting, fishing, and shooting. His singing voice was a gift that everyone loved. He was a master of all trades but was most admired for his woodwork skills. As a father of 3 children he was an amazing multitasker. Not only was he a fun and loving dad but he was a very hard worker. Many people called him "Mr. Fix It",because he was always quick to help anyone in need. Wes worked as a Journey Plumber and expert on the infrastructure at the Utah Air National Guard Base, until his retirement. He would say that one of his biggest accomplishments was being a Grandpa. His grandchildren always brought a smile to his face. Westley is survived by his three children; Nathan Mickelsen, Sarah Mickelsen, (Steven Atwood), Emily, (Adalid) Delgado. Six Grandchildren; Philip, Phoebe Mickelsen, Kiah Atwood-Parker, Isabella, Jayden, Alondra Delgado. Brothers, Sisters and Spouses; Carol, (Rick) Steele, Sister in law (Cheryl) Mickelsen, Karen Brackett, Pam, (Steve) Tueller, Kenny Mickelsen. 7 Nieces, 13 Nephews, Special People; Kevin (Lydia) Bradford, Janette Potter, Brother in Christ; Bryan Teel. He is preceded in death by his Grandparents; Clarence, Emily Mickelsen, Hial, Anna Bradford, Parents; Fred (Mickey), Carolyn Mickelsen, Brother; Fred Mickelsen, Nephew; Drew Mickelsen, Special friend; Bryan Geertgens. The funeral service will be held on November 22, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Memorial Redwood Mortuary and Cemetery in Taylorsville.

Services

Funeral Service

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Redwood 6500 South Redwood Road
West Jordan , UT 84123

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Memorial Redwood Mortuary & Cemetery
6500 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT

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Post Date

Nov 16, 2022

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Age

58
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I still have tools that were handed down to me that are engraved with “WM”

In fact, just today I used a pair of his old channel-locks with the engraving and thought of him.

My father Fred (Wes’ brother) obtained these tools when Wes got new tools. He passed on those tools and his knowledge of being a handyman through his family.

Honestly I never spent much time with my uncle Wes, but I remember him with respect. Though I didn’t spend much time with him, I’m saddened by his passing.

Kevin Mickelsen , West Haven, UT, US Nov 16, 2022

I still have tools that were handed down to me that are engraved with “WM”

In fact, just today I used a pair of his old channel-locks with the engraving and thought of him.

My father Fred (Wes’ brother) obtained these tools when Wes got new tools. He passed on those tools and his knowledge of being a handyman through his family.

Honestly I never spent much time with my uncle Wes, but I remember him with respect. Though I didn’t spend much time with him, I’m saddened by his passing.

Kevin Mickelsen , West Haven, UT, US Nov 16, 2022

I still have tools that were handed down to me that are engraved with “WM”

In fact, just today I used a pair of his old channel-locks with the engraving and thought of him.

My father Fred (Wes’ brother) obtained these tools when Wes got new tools. He passed on those tools and his knowledge of being a handyman through his family.

Honestly I never spent much time with my uncle Wes, but I remember him with respect. Though I didn’t spend much time with him, I’m saddened by his passing.

Kevin Mickelsen , West Haven, UT, US Nov 16, 2022

Gonna miss our long conversations about politics, good western films & fixin things. Thanks for everything you taught me about life, hard work & wood working. I'll miss ya uncle wessy.

Jeremy Steele , Creswell , OR, US Nov 16, 2022

Gonna miss our long conversations about politics, good western films & fixin things. Thanks for everything you taught me about life, hard work & wood working. I'll miss ya uncle wessy.

Jeremy Steele , Creswell , OR, US Nov 16, 2022

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