Reno Gazette-Journal, 2/28/18
Kent Merrel Aland passed away peacefully on February 22, 2018 at Tahoe Pacific Hospital in Sparks, Nevada. Kent was born on January 2, 1943 in Pocatello, Idaho to Phyllis Egli Aland (Zoppi) and Montee Levi Aland. He grew up in Montpelier, Idaho.
He married Sharon Chadwick on November 18, 1966. Kent lived the creed "Service Above Self" every day of his life. He served in the US Public Health Service and served three missions for the LDS Church. Kent was an avid outdoorsman who was passionate about scouting. His duty to God, family and country was exemplary to all who knew him.
Kent was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gerald. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Sharon; their four children, Terri Barbuto (Mike,) Trevor (Avytte,) Troy (Lisa,) and Tim (Jessica;) his eight grandchildren, TJ, Lexy, Taylor, Riley, Talia, Aria, Addy and Brynlee; and numerous extended family who loved and adored him.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 3rd, 10 am at the LDS Red Hills Chapel, 570 E 4th Ave, Sun Valley. View full obituary at lapalomafuneralservices.com.
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Feb. 28, 2018