Lynn “Backy” Gregersen, age 79 years of Ely, Nevada passed away May 18th, 2015 quietly in his home in Ely after his courageous battle with cancer. He was born August 24, 1935 in Flowell, Utah to Albert Cornell and Lillian Batilda Gregersen.
Lynn served in the U.S. Army as an SP4 where he was honorably discharged in 1963. He then began his career at Kennecott Copper mine in McGill Nevada and eventually retired with J&M Trucking in 2002. Lynn was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and ATV riding, along with spending the rest of his time with his “Cockeyed” family. Lynn was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all.
He is survived by his daughter Laura (Mark) McMullen of Vacaville, CA; three sons Darren Lynn (Angela) Gregersen of Ely, Don (Michele) Gregersen of Ely and Delvin Scott (Cari) Gregersen of McGill; two step-sons Jay Chester of Ely and William Looney of Twin Falls, ID; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother; Don (Sophronia) Gregersen of McGill; ex-wife and best friend, Carolyn Renee Looney, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Lynn is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Trina Gregersen and Siblings, Delvin, Vera and Geneil.
A visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at the Ely LDS Stake Center. The funeral will follow at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 27th at the LDS Stake Center. Burial will be in the Ely City Cemetery.
Pallbearers are some of his beloved grandsons Michael Gregersen, Anthony Gregersen, Zane Jordan, Chazz Gregersen, Zakk Gregersen, Devon Cameron, Matt Gregersen and Austin Gregersen. Honorary Pallbearers are the rest of his beloved grandsons Tomy Duvall, Jordan Cameron, Robbie Davis, Kayden Davis, Levi Chestser, Kyle Chester and Billy Foster.