Marlon Samuel Bateman, 76, former president of the Jordan Board of Education and associate coordinator of visitor centers for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died June 6, 1983, in a local hospital.

Mr. Bateman retired in as training director for Utah Power & Light Co.

He served on the Jordan Board of Education for 14 years, resigning in 1972 to accept a mission call for the L.D.S. Church.

He was a director of the church’s Oakland Temple visitors center from 1972 to 1974, and from 1974 to served as associate coordinator of all the church’s visitors centers.

Mr. Bateman was Sandy stake president from 1959 to 1972. He also served as bishop, a high councilor, chairman of the Jordan region church welfare plan and president of the Sandy seminary board.

He served on the Sandy City Council from 1946-47. He was president of the Sandy PTA and national vice president of the Sons of Utah Pioneers. He held a degree in business management from the University of Utah.

Funeral, Friday, June 10 in the Sandy Stake Center. Burial was in West Jordan City Cemetery.

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