Gerald W. Hafen

Gerald W. Hafen, Jr., 63, was called home November 8, 2019. He was born August 4, 1956 in St. George, Utah to Gerald W. Hafen and Bettie Spencer. He married Coleen Kay Young.

Gerald served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Gerald grew up and lived all over. He like to travel. He also enjoyed working on cars, fishing, spending time with his grandkids, watching movies, cruising, taking care of his cars and being with friends and family.

Gerald was a role model to a lot of his younger family members. He was very giving and would help anyone he could in anyway possible. He opened his home and his heart more times than can be counted, he is gone but will never be forgotten. He fought cancer for a couple of years.

He is survived by his children, Heather Dell (Randy), Gerald Hafen, Candy Waite (Travis), Josh Hafen (Jessica), Jeremy Hafen (Angelica), Angel Evans (Brendan); 31 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Tressa Snyder and Jahnna Snyder (Troy Williams). He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Bettie Hafen; wife, Colleen Hafen, who he loved with all his heart; his brother, Dale Snyder; and sister, Vikie Kelly.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff, St. George, UT. There will be a viewing Saturday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. prior to services at the Mortuary.

Friends and family are invited to sign Gerald’s online guestbook at

“I am following the path God laid for me, life up your heart and share with me, God wanted me now, he set me free.”



1:30-2:30 pm

Second Visitation


3:00 pm


Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel
110 S. Bluff
St. George, UT


Guest Book

5 Responses

  1. My friend you will be missed and never forgotten you was a good man and a great friend you never et anyone of us go with out a place to stay I know your son Jeremy will miss you as well as your other kids so much love my friend tell we meat again

  2. May GOD BLESS you all in your time of loss. I am sorry that Gary is gone. But may you all Take comfort that he is no longer suffering and in any pain. He is now with our Lord a n d making a place for all He is also with his beloved wife and happy.

  3. I love you uncle Gary and we’re all going to miss you until we meet again…tell aunt Colleen I said hi and I miss her too .. Rest In Peace

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