It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen- the Berlin Candy Bomber.
Gail passed away peacefully February 16, 2022, at 8:32 pm MST at Utah Valley Hospital after a brief illness.
He was surrounded by most of his children.
At Gail’s request long before his passing he asked that in lieu of sending flowers that donations would be made to the following organizations as a memorial:
Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation
Gail S. Halvorsen Aviation Education Foundation
Primary Children’s Hospital of Salt Lake CityYour donation will be memorialized by the foundation of your choice, and your gift will help perpetuate the great work that these organizations perform. Funeral Details Viewing will be February 21 2022 6:00 – 9:00 pm at Nelson Family Mortuary 4780 N. University Avenue Provo, UT 84604 Viewing will be February 22 2022 9:30 – 10:45 am at Edgemont Stake Center 303 W. 3700 North Provo, Ut 84604 Funeral Services will be February 22 2022, 11:00 am at Edgemont Stake Center 303 W. 3700 North Provo, Ut 84604
Due to the high public interest in funeral services for Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen an overflow building has been arranged at 3511 N 180 East in Provo,
where the proceedings may be viewed remotely. Interment at Provo City Cemetery will follow the funeral services. Also, people may view the funeral on YouTube
Anyone wanting to send condolences to the Halvorsen family via email may do so at the following address: Gail@thecandybomber.org
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