Vernon D. Teeter
Vernon was born Nov. 20, 1924, in Yost, Utah, the son of Roy Angus and Grace Esther Taylor Teeter. He received his education in Yost and Brigham City, Utah, graduating from Brigham City High School. He served during World War II in the U.S. Army and received the Purple Heart. After his military service, he married Audrey Tanner of Grouse Creek, Utah, on Sept. 1, 1948, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He then worked at Hill Air Force Base prior to his beloved career of ranching and farming. Vernon held various callings in the LDS Church and served a full-time mission in Kentucky and Ohio. He loved his family, people, animals, country music and basketball.
He is survived by his wife, Norma Booth Teeter of Heyburn; his cherished son and daughters, Darwin Dee Teeter of Salt Lake City, Utah, Verna Teeter Christensen of Twin Falls, Marla Gayle Simmons of Paul and Sheila Rae Chaney of Orem, Utah; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and his beloved sister, Lela Rigby. Vernon was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Audrey; and numerous brothers and sisters.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at the Heyburn LDS Ward Church, 300 S. 500 W. of Heyburn, with Bishop Brett D. Thomas officiating. Military rites will be provided by the Mini-Cassia Veterans Organization. Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. in the Grouse Creek Cemetery in Grouse Creek, Utah. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St. in Burley, and from 10 until 10:45 a.m. Friday at the church.