John Paul Tanner

28 Jul 1942 - 23 Mar 2010

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John Paul Tanner

28 Jul 1942 - 23 Mar 2010
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Daily Herald, April 26, 2010 John Paul Tanner, age 67, passed away April 23, 2010, following complications with heart surgery. He was born in Reno, Nevada July 28, 1942 to Leroy Mack and Betty Tanner, and was primarily raised in Boise, Idaho. John served a mission for the LDS Church in Mexico. He ea
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John Paul Tanner

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Orem Cemetery

770 Murdock Canal Trail
Orem, Utah, Utah
United States
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May 29, 2011
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September 18, 2011

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Contributor: Simini Created: 9 months ago Updated: 9 months ago

Daily Herald, April 26, 2010 John Paul Tanner, age 67, passed away April 23, 2010, following complications with heart surgery. He was born in Reno, Nevada July 28, 1942 to Leroy Mack and Betty Tanner, and was primarily raised in Boise, Idaho. John served a mission for the LDS Church in Mexico. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master's Degree in Engineering Administration from the University of Utah. He had a passion for computers and worked in hospital Information Systems Administration. His rewarding career resulted in several moves and different residences across the country. These led to treasured associations with many dear friends. John's priorities were his faith and his family. He was a strong and gentle man. He was very kind. He led and taught by example. John had a wonderful sense of humor and excelled at seeing the positive in people. His greatest success in life was that of husband and father. He is loved dearly by his family. His ultimate joy and interest in life was his children and grandchildren. John is survived by his wife and best friend, Sandy Tanner, his five children: Mark (Jody) Tanner, Janine (John) Sirrine, Matt (Deanne) Tanner, Alison Tanner, Andrew (Keishah) Tanner, his 15 grandchildren, mother Betty Tanner, brother Jim (Kay) Tanner and sisters Nancy (Paul) Taylor, Becky (Steve) Beus, and Jerry (Vernon) Christopherson. He was preceded in death by his father Mack Tanner. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, April 28 at the Sharon Park 3rd Ward chapel, located at 225E 200N in Orem, Utah. Family and friends may call on the family Tuesday evening, April 27 from 6:00-8:00pm at the Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North, and Wednesday morning at the church from 10:00-10:45am prior to the services.

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1942
John Paul Tanner was born on 28 Jul 1942
John Paul Tanner was 11 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
1953
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John Paul Tanner was 22 years old when The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a "record-busting" audience of 73 million viewers across the USA. The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential music band in history. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several musical styles, ranging from pop ballads and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements and unconventional recording techniques in innovative ways. In 1963, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania"; as the group's music grew in sophistication, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney, the band were integral to pop music's evolution into an art form and to the development of the counterculture of the 1960s.
1964
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John Paul Tanner was 30 years old when Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day. The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer.
1972
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John Paul Tanner was 38 years old when Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage. Mount St. Helens or Louwala-Clough is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Portland, Oregon and 96 miles (154 km) south of Seattle, Washington. Mount St. Helens takes its English name from the British diplomat Lord St Helens, a friend of explorer George Vancouver who made a survey of the area in the late 18th century. The volcano is located in the Cascade Range and is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes. This volcano is well known for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows.
1980
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John Paul Tanner was 48 years old when Nelson Mandela is released from Victor Verster Prison outside Cape Town, South Africa after 27 years as a political prisoner. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism and fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997.
1990
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John Paul Tanner was 59 years old when The September 11 attacks, a series of coordinated suicide attacks killing 2,996 people using four aircraft hijacked by 19 members of al-Qaeda. Two aircraft crash into the World Trade Center in New York City, a third crashes into The Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and a fourth into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage. Additional people died of 9/11-related cancer and respiratory diseases in the months and years following the attacks.
2001
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John Paul Tanner died on 23 Mar 2010 at the age of 67
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