Koven Lamont Hadfield 1933-2022\n\nKoven Lamont Hadfield, 88, passed away peacefully on Aug. 19, 2022 in his South Jordan, UT home surrounded by family. He was known as a kind, gentle man for whom still waters run deep.\n\nLamont was born on Dec. 4, 1933 in Cardston, Alberta, Canada to James Koven Hadfield and Selma May Lowry. Growing up on a farm, his parents instilled in him early the importance of hard work, education, service, and faith. \n\nAfter high school, Lamont enjoyed a year of Normal School (a school for educators) in Calgary, Alberta. He then taught physical education and health for 7th, 8th, and 9th grades in Cardston. \n\nHe served an LDS mission to South Africa from 1955-1957, which was a highlight for him that brought a lifetime of joy. Lamont then attended Brigham Young University where he earned a B.S. in Chemistry, followed by a Ph. D. in Biochemistry. \n\nWhile attending BYU, Lamont met Jillaine Kay Baker and they married in the Los Angeles, CA Temple June 6, 1961. They recently celebrated 61 years of marriage.\n\nLamont was a lifelong servant for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In addition to his mission, he served in several bishoprics, including as Bishop in Baltimore, MD. He and Jill served a family history mission in Salt Lake City, UT. He also enjoyed volunteering at the Family History Center in Midvale, UT. \n\nHe led a successful professional career with Becton Dickson in Salt Lake City, UT and Baltimore, MD. During his career and after, Lamont enjoyed photography, working in the yard, teaching computer classes, camping, and spending time with family and friends. \n\nLamont is survived by his wife, Jillaine, and their four children: Holly (Chris) Wettstein, Heather Dietrich, Jon (Nicole) Hadfield, Josh (Kelly) Hadfield, and eight grandchildren, Emily, Jacob, Abby, Davis, Koven, Peter, Hannah and Deacon. He is also survived by two brothers, Earl (Theresa) Hadfield, Edmonton, Alberta and Wally (Charmaine) Hadfield, Lethbridge, Alberta.\n\nThe family would like to send a special thank you for the caring providers at Aspire Hospice, especially Janet Harris. We are so grateful for the care and kindness that was provided during this difficult time.\n\nFuneral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Sat., Aug. 27th, 2022 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel (1409 W. Shields Lane, South Jordan, UT). Viewings will be held Fri., Aug. 26th from 6-8:00 PM at the Jenkins-Soffe South Valley (1007 W. South Jordan Parkway, South JOrdan, UT) and also the morning of the service at the chapel from 9:45-10:45. Interment will take place following the service at the Mountain View Cemetery (3115 East 7800 South, Cottonwood Heights, Utah). To view the service online or to leave condolences please visit www.jenkins-soffe.com\n\nIn lieu of flowers, please feel free to donate to the Humanitarian Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Philanthropies (https://donate.churchofjesuschrist.org/donations/church/humanitarian-services.html?cid=MemoriaHumanitarian).