Louis E. Yearsley 42, dies at Layton
Louis E. Yearsley, 42, of Ogden, formerly of Malad, died Saturday, April 22, 1978, in the Davis North Medical Center in Layton of a stroke.
Mr. Yearsley was born Feb. 6, 1936, in Omaha, Neb., a son of Gerald M. and Jessie Melhus Yearsley.
He was a graduate of Malad High School and was a florist and chef.
He was a member of the LDS Church.
Surviving are his parents of Malad; one brother, Earl Yearsley, Omaha, Neb.; one sister, Mrs. Robert (Belva) Thomas, Smithfield, Utah.
Funeral service was held Wednesday, April 26 at the Malad LDS 2nd Ward Chapel with Bishop Wesley Crowther, officiating.
Clifton E. Yearsley offered the family prayer at the Benson Funeral Home and the program at the Chapel included; Myra Jean John, prelude, postlude and accompaniment music; President Myron Sorensen, invocation; vocal duet, “I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked,” by Karen Wilcox and Ann Bingham; Bishop Gordon Crowther gave the life sketch and Bishop R. Duane Jensen was the speaker.
Remarks were offered by Bishop Crowther followed by a vocal duet, “Goin’ Home” by Foster and Kathy Ipsen. Bishop G. Max King gave the benediction.
The concluding rites, where the dedicatory prayer was offered by Raiford G. Benson was at the Malad City Cemetery.
In charge of the flower arrangements, 2nd Ward Relief Society; Glenda Jenson, president.
Don Harding, Brent Howard, Monte Call, Mike Smith, Robert Christopherson, Tim Willie, Rex Skinner and Arnold Bjorkman were the casket bearers.