9/10/1944 ~ 2/15/2022
Steven Ralph Poulson, age 77, of Moroni passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on February 15, 2022. Steve was born September 10, 1944, the first child of Junior Poulson and Afton Livingston Poulson. Steve grew up in Mt. Pleasant and as a teenager he excelled in track and football at North Sanpete High School. Steve married the love of his life, Marilyn Christensen, on February 28, 1964, and was later sealed in the Manti Temple on June 6, 1986. They made their home in Moroni where they raised 3 sons: Carl, Kevin, and Brad.
Steve was a master gardener and enjoyed reading and had a talent for oil painting. He had a love for the outdoors and adventures with his family, that he instilled into his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He loved hunting and fishing and enjoyed many trips to Lake Powell and the desert. Some of our most cherished memories are of the time spent at Birdseye with family and lifelong friends.
Steve was a mechanic by trade and owned his own business, Big Pine Conoco, where he made many good friends. He then went on to work at the Moroni Processing plant until his retirement. Steve loved his country and served in the National Guard for 24 years. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and truly exemplified the Christ like attribute of service. He would not let an opportunity to serve another pass him by. To know Steve was to love him and he will be greatly missed by his family and friends. We will especially miss his big heart and his infectious laugh.
Steve is survived by his loving wife, whom he affectionately referred to as “his bride” of 58 years. Sons Carl (Diane) Poulson, American Fork, UT; Kevin (Rita) Poulson, Moroni, UT; Brad (Carol) Poulson, St. George, UT and brother Ted Poulson. 13 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents Junior and Afton, brother Alan, sister Peggy, and granddaughter Jessica. Funeral Services will be held Monday, February 21, 2022 at 11:00 am in the Moroni Stake Center. Viewings will be held Sunday, February 20, 2022 from 6:00-7:00 pm and Monday 9:30-10:30 am prior to the services, both at the Moroni Stake Center. Interment in the Moroni City Cemetery.