Don Walton Marlow, 83, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 in The Woodlands, TX. A memorial service was held Saturday, April 12 at 2:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10303 Branch Crossing Dr., The Woodlands, Texas.\n\nDon was born November 01, 1930 to Madeline (Hancock) and Wilburn E. Marlow in Pocatello, Idaho and grew up in the small farming community of Wapello. After serving his country in The United States Air Force in Panama during the Korean War, he moved to California. While working for the City of Downey Public Works Department, Don met Betty Ruth Bee the love of his life and they married July 15, 1961. He continued his career as a Public Works inspector with the City of Norwalk.\n\nIn 1990, Don and Betty moved to Highland, Utah. They enjoyed serving as temple workers for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Jordan River and Mt. Timpanogos Temples. They also served for 7 years in the medical department at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah.\n\nAfter moving to Texas in 2010, Don was an active volunteer at St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital greeting visitors to the hospital and offering assistance.\n\nA master craftsman, Don spent many hours in his woodshop making beautiful furniture and shelves for friends and family. He was an avid vegetable gardener harvesting beautiful vegetables every season. A dedicated pen pal, Don kept in contact with friends throughout the world. He spent many hours serving in the church in many different capacities and callings. Always thinking of others, Don spent his life in service. He was the first to volunteer to serve and the first to greet you with a smile. He collected thousands of sayings and thoughts, compiling them into notebooks. They were published in a book entitled "Nuggets in My Hand."\n\nHe is survived by his sister Wilma Lou Carlson, daughter and son-in-law; Kimberly and Michael Sivetts, grandson Gabriel Sivetts; son and daughter-in-law; Michael and Heather Marlow, granddaughter Avery Marlow and grandsons Reid and Spencer Marlow; son Russ Marlow.\n\nHe is preceded in death by his wife Betty Marlow, his parents, sister Marjorie Kimbrell, and brother Ronald Marlow.\n\nA graveside service with military honors performed by the American Legion Post 72 will be held Thursday, April 17 at 3:00 p.m. in the American Fork City Cemetery, 26 West 600 North, American Fork, Utah.\n\nCondolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.