Charles Aaron Blomquist passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on November 28, 2016. He was a humble, gentle soul with a kind heart and a compassionate nature. He will be missed by all who know and love him.\n\nCharles was born in American Fork, Utah to William Harold Blomquist and Dorothy Draper. He graduated from Alpine School District and attended Utah Valley Community College. He served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the New York New York South Mission. He often shared his faith through his emailed "Spiritual Thoughts," which were a blessing to all who received them. He loved to write stories, especially fantasy fiction, and enjoyed sharing his stories with others.\n\nHe married his sweetheart, Mariah Moosman Schow, on October 25, 2008 and brought light into her life. He became an important part of her loving family, including her parents, John and LaRae Moosman and eight sisters, Josette, RaeAnn, Erma, Laura, Emily, Heidi, Lisa, and Amanda. Charles and Mariah opened their home to many friends and family members who needed a helping hand. They both love animals and enjoyed their two dogs, seven cats, two flying squirrels, and a hamster named Gandolf, the gray.\n\nCharles worked diligently to provide for the financial needs of his family. Even his jobs involved helping others. He worked as a security guard for Micron and later provided technical support for clients at Bluehost where he received a recent promotion to write walk-through guides for customers.\n\nHe is survived by his wife, Mariah, his mother, Dorothy Blomquist, his siblings, Karen Smith (Rodney), Harold Blomquist (Kathy), Bryan Blomquist (Shellie), Roger Blomquist (Debbie), and Kathryn Blomquist, and many nieces and nephews. He has been a blessing to his family, and was especially mindful of helping his mother in her advancing years.\n\nFuneral services will be held Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Pleasant Grove Ninth Ward Chapel, 455 East 200 South with a viewing from 9:30 - 10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Family and friends may also attend an evening viewing Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove. Interment will be in the Highland City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.