We are sad to announce the passing of Dave Michelson. David Anthony Michelson, age 86, was born at his home on August 28, 1937 in Salt Lake City, Utah. And Dave passed away at his home in Paradise, Utah on Friday September 22, 2023. Dave was a Utah boy born and raised. First growing up in Salt lake city, and then spending the vast majority of his life in beautiful Paradise, Utah. Dave was the last of ten children (Alice, June, Herbert, Lavon, Marion, Lois, Marvin, Donald, Karen) born to Herbert and Martha Michelson. David was married to Peggy Brannon and had two children, Richard and David Michelson. He was later married to Yvonne Michelson and they had two children, Tony and Johnny Michelson. Dave is survived by grandchildren: Jared, Austin, Hannah, Jackson, Hillary, Spencer, Jordan, Cam, Keegan, Savannah, Isaiah, Quiton, Miles, JaCee, and Carter. He also has twenty two great grandchildren.
Dave graduated from West High School and proudly served his country in the US Army. He was also an avid car enthusiast and had a crazy love for cars, especially Hot Rods. From his teenage years of racing cars down State Street in Salt Lake, through his later years of restoring them and entering numerous car shows, Dave was a car guy through and through.
A short gravesite ceremony and the spreading of the ashes will be Sunday, October 1st at 3:00 pm in the Paradise Cemetery, 8940 S 340 E, Paradise, Utah.
To honor Dave’s memory, we are holding a Celebration Of Life immediately following the gravesite ceremony We invite anyone who knew Dave to attend and remember this wonderful life at his family home 9005 South Bridger Blvd, Paradise, Utah. Arrangements by Allen-Hall Mortuary. www.allenmortuaries.com