To view a video tribute for Dale L. Mortensen, please click here.\nOn the evening of December 20th, Dale L. Mortensen peacefully returned to the loving arms of his Father in Heaven surrounded by his family. Dale was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in February 2005. He fought an amazing battle to the very end and we are all very proud of him. Dale was born on March 7, 1947 in Salt Lake City to Dale Ryberg and Lillian McMahan Mortensen. He was the second oldest of four boys. He graduated from Granite High School in 1965. He married the love of his life, JoAnne Greenwood on June 2, 1967. He and his wife received their endowments and were sealed together for time and all eternity on February 21, 1998 in the Jordan River Temple. Later, on February 24, 2001, their children were sealed to them in the Jordan River Temple. He served his country in the National Guard for six years. They lived in Sandy, Utah for 31 years while they were raising their family. In 2003 they built their dream home in Herriman, Utah. He worked for Staker and Parsons Company for many years. He was very dedicated to the company and truly enjoyed his work. Dale was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was currently serving as the High Priest Group Leader in the Rose Canyon 1st Ward in Herriman. He was an inspiration and example to many people and was known for his love of the Gospel.\nDale is survived by his wife JoAnne, their children Don (Tani) Mortensen of Riverton, Debbie (Steve) Wright of South Jordan, Tammy (Delynn) Strate of Herriman, and Shanna (Derrek) Bitner of Layton. Also, fifteen grandchildren, mother Lillian of St. George, Utah, brothers Gary of St. George, Reid (Marsha) of East Alton, IL, and Randy (Janet) of Salt Lake City, as well as JoAnne’s parents and family. He was welcomed in Heaven by his father Dale and his grandson Dawson.\nThe family would like to thank Staker and Parsons Company as well as all of the wonderful friends in the Rose Canyon 1st Ward for all of their love, support, and prayers.\nFuneral services will be held Tuesday, December 27th at 11 a.m. at the Rose Canyon 1st Ward Chapel, 13768 South 6400 West in Herriman. Friends may call at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 1007 West South Jordan Parkway, (10600 So.) South Jordan on Monday, December 26th from 6 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday at the Ward Chapel beginning at 10 a.m. Interment, Mountain View Memorial, 3115 East 7800 South, Cottonwood Heights, Utah.