Dave Kadleck Deseret News, Saturday, December 25, 1971

No year goes by without its sadness. Many of the sad moments of 1971 will span our lifetimes …. The late Joe Nemelka, whose many sons have dominated our headlines for the past three decades, fell victim to a heart attack while enjoying an athletic activity …..

Their legacy, of course, must be the many young men they guided into life’s busy world…..