Obituaries — Greg and Karrie Provost
Greg and Karrie Provost
Gregory Brian Provost, 1966-2008
Gregory Brian Provost died Tuesday, November 4, 2008, from a car accident in Summit County. He was born July 3, 1966, in San Francisco, California to Nancy Ford Provost Warner and John Edward Provost, Jr. In his early years, he grew up in San Jose, Calif. then moved to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1976. Greg moved back to San Jose to be with his father where he met and married the "love of his life" Karrie Minasian. They were married at Lake Tahoe in July of 1993. They had two beautiful children who, by the grace of God, survived the accident with no injury to their body, but their hearts will take forever to heal.
Greg was a talented photographer. He captured the beauty of nature with every photograph he took including the beauty of his priceless children. Greg was also a talented mechanic. He took everything apart that he got his hands on; sometimes he forgot to put it back together. But, eventually he made it work again only better. He had an entrepreneur in spirit. He started his own carpet cleaning business which became very successful in the Wasatch and Summit county area.
Greg was a loving, kind, gentle soul. He was a big teddy bear. He would cry watching a sunset; his children laughing and playing, or a Hallmark commercial. He had a great sense of humor and was always trying to make people laugh. He was a devoted and loyal friend. He was always moving and talking, and talking, and talking. He was very intelligent and took a great interest in history. He loved so very deeply. Especially Karrie and his children.
Karrie Marie Provost, 1972-2008
Karrie Marie Provost died Tuesday, November 4, 2008, from a car accident in Summit County. She was on born January 5, 1972 in San Jose, Calif. to Judy and Larry Minasian. Karrie grew up in San Jose. She died beside the love of her life. She enjoyed crafts, cosmetology, and animals. She made friends easily and always loved family celebrations. She graduated from the DeAnza College of Cosmetology. Greg and Karrie loved the beauty of the Heber Valley and raising their children there. They found a great sense of community there. Karrie was always planning family get-togethers and was a fantastic cook and decorator for her planned events. She was such a loving, caring, and kind person to all she met. She was always wanted to do whatever she could to help anyone. Her family was her life, and she fought so hard to make it wonderful through all the challenges.
They are survived by their children: Morgan Loreen Marie (10) and Lowen JEP Steven (3). Greg is survived by his parents, his sister: Laura Machele Nieto (Albert), and his brother Michael Frank Provost (Tiffanie); two nieces: Jennifer Aoki Higgs (Eli) and Jesika Aoki. Three nephews: Jacob Aoki, Dalton Provost and Trey Provost. Karrie is survived by her parents of San Jose, Calif., her brother: William Anthony Minasian (Erica), two nieces: Catlyan and Alexis Minasian. They were also survived by many more family members and friends. Karrie was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Pete Rich and Bill Minasian, whom she loved very much.
There will be a Celebration of Life at the Homestead, 700 Homestead Drive, Midway, Utah from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 10. There will be a memory sharing at 6:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, a trust fund has been set up at any Zions Bank in the name of Morgan and Lowen Provost with Nancy Ford Warner as Trustee.
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