A visitation will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. and services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Grass Valley Ward Chapel (615 Hollow Way, Nevada City) for Eugene W. Whitaker. Mr. Whitaker, of Grass Valley, passed away on March 23. He was 80.
Mr. Whitaker, a native of Utah, was an electrical engineer and worked for the Grass Valley Group for 20 years. He retired in 1992.
He is survived by his wife, Eve Whitaker; daughters and sons-in-law Marie and Tom Reese, Candice and Robert Kempton, Julie and Scott Fleming and Marilyn and Gerald Henrie; daughters Lu Ann Winters and Evelyn Porter; 32 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Ralph Whitaker; and sister, Maurine Jensen. Mr. Whitaker was preceded in death by his daughter, Carol Jensen.
Interment will take place in Salt Lake City, Utah.