John Spencer Angwin

Born: Sun., Sep. 25, 1949
Died: Wed., May 9, 2018


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Mon., May 14, 2018
Location: Aspen Church


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John Spencer Angwin, 68, passed away May 9, 2018 at his home in Evanston, surrounded by family.

John was born September 25, 1949, in Evanston, WY to Warren Angwin and Lillian (Bell) Angwin. John graduated from high school in Mountain View, WY. He worked various jobs including seismograph, FMC, Jim Bridger Power Plant and also helped his Dad with their cable company, Angwin Cable.

John worked for Solvay Chemicals and trained the mine rescue team for several years. He was very proud of his team and traveled extensively across the country competing for top honors. He had several top honors under his belt. He was inducted in the Mine Rescue Hall of Fame July 13, 2006. He retired from Solvay with 32 years of experience. On July 30, 2011, John married Doreen Cook Elardi at their home in Evanston.

John loved the outdoors and enjoyed golfing, camping, side by side riding, hunting and fishing. He loved to build things and was happiest when working on a project.

John is survived by his wife, Doreen, of Evanston; his mother, Lillian Angwin of Mountain View, WY; three sisters, Sharon (Stan) Walker of Lyman, WY, Linda (David) Black of Mountain View, WY and Judy (Steve) Coburn of Laramie. WY; a brother, Ernie Angwin and his companion Deniece Lipelt-Poeppel of Grand Junction, CO; children Georgine Miller, Veronica (Shawn) Ottley, John E. (Kara) Angwin, Clayton (Elizabeth) Angwin of Evanston, Kathryn Angwin of Boise, ID; stepsons Gino Elardi and his companion Missy Knudsen of Samak, UT, Mike (Brooke) Elardi of Evanston; 10 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Monday May 14, 2018 at the Aspen Church, 40 Agape Way, Evanston, WY 82930.

John donated his body to the University of Utah for research.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

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Laine Thompson
   Posted Thu May 10, 2018
Doreen, I'm so sorry for your loss! My prayers are with you and I hope your lovely memories with John help get you through some of your loss. Laine Thompson

Beth
   Posted Fri May 11, 2018
Hey sweetheart....you know that i am with you EVERY step of the way...i will not search for words, as you and i both know that there aren't any. i love you, and loved John, but i know that you will honor and carry him in your heart so that he will never be too far away from us...
beth

Jim and joann Rasmussen
   Posted Fri May 11, 2018
Doreen we are so sorry for your loss and you are in our prayers and thoughts

Anita VanLieshout
   Posted Fri May 11, 2018
Dear Doreen, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved husband. He was always so brave and never let the pain show. I loved being with both of you in Wyoming last year. I'm so glad we had that time together. May God bless you at this very sad time and may your memories of him help you deal with this tremendous loss.
Love your cousin, Anita

Bill F
   Posted Sat May 19, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family and friends, so sorry for your loss. Please find comfort in knowing that Jehovah God will soon resurrect our dear loved ones (John 5:28-29). Oh how we long for the day when pain, suffering and death will be no more, these former things will have passed away (Revelation 21:3-5).

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