Stuart LaFont Mortensen


Stuart LaFont Mortensen passed away on November 13, 2017 at the age of 80 years. Stuart will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Ruthdale Walters, of 60 years and his 4 children and their spouses, Kevin (Elaine), Michele (Dan), Kurt (Denita) and Brent (Jennifer). Stuart will also be remembered by his 17 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren; his brothers, Kendall and Lynn, and his sisters, Kaye and Lynee. Stuart was a math and science teacher at Tustin High School, scoutmaster, and bishop. He loved rock collecting, working in his backyard shop and tending to his roses and plumeria trees. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was an inspiration to all and we will miss his great big bear hugs. He loved God and his family and served his fellowman as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints. For information on his funeral service please email

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