Our sweet and loving father Alvin Mikesell died peacefully at his home in Coalville on Nov. 16. Alvin was born on June 21, 1933 in Salt Lake City to Albert and Edna Wilson Mikesell. He served in the U.S. Navy as a medical corpsman during the Korean conflict and was employed at the Tooele Army Depot until his retirement in 1993. Alvin is preceded in death by his parents, stepfather Jesse Williams and brother-in-law John Copley. He is survived by his wife Gail Mikesell, brother Arthur Mikesell (Ellen), sisters Arlene Larsen (Loren) and Jane Copley, sons Mark Mikesell (Sandy), Tony Weed, Arthur Mikesell and Patrick Mikesell, daughters Bobbi-Lynn Mikesell, Kathleen Pitt (Dan Cordova), Susan Cox (Von), Leah Mikesell and Teresa Mikesell (Rob Weyher), and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Alvin will be especially missed by his granddaughter, Jenny Romero, who shared a love for softball with her grandpa.