Michael Albert Pulver Passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday August 31 2013 from a long valiant Battle with Alzheimer’s. Michael was born to Albert “Bud” and Claudine Pulver on February 12, 1947. Michael later was called to serve in Viet-Nam from July 7, 1966 to July 3, 1969. Michael returned home and married the love of his life Carol Jean Oberg on December 12, 1969. Michael served in the Payson City Fire Department for over 30 years as a dedicated firefighter. He was later elected into the Utah State Firemen’s Association where he served as president from 2000 to 2001.
Michael is survived by his wife Carol, Children Brad (Sherilee) Pulver, Brent (Jessica) Pulver and Debbie (Jared) Shepherd. 7 grandchildren Brady (Lexi) Pulver, Jamie Pulver, Ryelee Pulver, Heather Pulver, Brennan Pulver, Mckenzie Shepherd, Ryan Shepherd and two sisters Nancy(Lowell) Sorensen ,Kathy Bingham, Mother-in-law Betty Jean Oberg. Michael was preceded in death by his parents and 2 sisters and 2 brother-in-laws RaeDean and Morris Sorensen, Ann and Boyd Stickney and Father-in-law Bernard Oberg.
Michael was an active member of the Payson City Lions Club for over 30 years, holding many positions including president. Michael was a sheet metal worker at Moore’s sheet metal for 10 years, and later retired from Hill Air Force Base as an air craft mechanic after 28 years. Michael was a member of the VFW and an active member of the American Legions Color Guard. Michael loved spending time with his family traveling, golfing, fishing and making memories.
A viewing will be held at Walker Mortuary located at 587 South 100 West in Payson on Thursday September 5, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM and Friday September 6, 2013 at 11 AM to 12:20 PM at the Mountain View 5th Ward Church located at 789 East Arrowhead Trail in Payson. Funeral services will begin at 1 PM in the chapel. Interment will be at the Payson City Cemetery with full military and firefighter honors.
The family would like to send a special thank you to his Brother in Arms Jack Reid and lifelong friend Joe Bona. Also special thanks to the Payson City Fire Department, American Legion, Encompass Home Health and Hospice, and Comfort Keepers.
In lieu of flower, donations may be sent to the U of U Burn Center or Utah State Fire Museum in Michael’s name.