Kirt Lee Heilesen, age 59, departed this earthly existence November 6th, 2008. Friends and family rejoiced to see him return to his Heavenly Father after an extended illness.\n\nHe is survived by his wife, Carolyn, sons and daughters Nichole and Cherice Heilesen, LaNay Valencia, Lori Brady, Richard and Randy Evans, nine grandchildren, and sisters Connie Sarrazin and Delynn Boyce.\n\nPreceding him in death are his parents Fletcher E. and Eileen Heilesen, and brother David E. Heilesen.\n\nKirt was born August 26th, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and loved being with his family and friends. He enjoyed camping, gold-panning, and riding his Goldwing.\n\nMemorial services 11:00 am Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at Kearns So. Stake Center, 5905 S. 4000 W., Taylorsville. Luncheon served immediately following. Family and friends may visit 10:00-11:00 am. Interment after luncheon at Salt Lake City Cemetery.\n\nSpecial appreciation to Harmony Hospice; Chaplain Joan, Nurse Deborah and Rudy for their loving support.