SUNNYSIDE/OGDEN-Martin "Marty" Arthur Zachreson, age 64, left this earth peacefully surrounded by family and friends and the love of his life his two kitties PaPa and ChaCha on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008.
He was born May 11, 1944 in Palo Alto, Calif. to Taft Arthur and Goldie Simmons Zachreson.
Marty accomplished many great things in his life. He served a machinist apprenticeship in San Francisco from 1962-1966 and became very accomplished in this field. While operating a machine shop in Redwood City, Calif., he fabricated intricate components for Lockheed and Rockwell that were instrumental in putting the first man on the moon.
He relocated to Utah and worked for German based Eickoff, which manufactured long wall equipment and as a long wall boss for Kaiser Steel in Carbon County. Marty had a love for many things and loved to work on cars.
His latest accomplishment was restoring a 1967 Pontiac Catalina, which he spent many hours working on with Neil and turned into a showpiece. Marty was an avid scuba diver and had many great dives with his brother Zac. He also loved to fish with his brother Lynn.
Marty could be found roaming the desert with his metal detector and on horseback, riding with local cowboys. Marty had the most generous and kind heart of any human being we have known. Marty, you have been freed from the chains that have bound you although it has left a huge void in our hearts.
Survived by his sons, Kris Zachreson, Salt Lake City, Craig Zachreson, Flagstaff, Ariz.; two brothers and two sisters, Taft (Linda) Zachreson, Huntsville, Lynn (Diane) Zachreson, Cedar City, Barbara Armas, Martinez, Calif., Gail (Neil) Morse, Ogden; and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral Mass was held Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church, 210 North Carbon Avenue in Price. The family received friends at the church Saturday one hour prior to Mass. Committal service, Valley View Cemetery, Sunnsyside. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.