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Orson Vern Asay
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Birth: May 3, 1894
Hatch
Garfield County
Utah, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1978
Lovell
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA

Orson Vern Asay, 83, died Monday, February 20, 1978 in the North Big Horn Nursing Home where he had resided for the past three months. He had been a resident of the Big Horn Basin since 1903, living at the Y.U. Ranch in Meeteetse from 1941 to 1968. He was the Bishop of the Meeteetse Ward for 17 years and had served as a Park County Commissioner for 8 years. He was a member of the LDS Church and had served in the Militia in 1910. He was born May 3, 1894 in Hatch, Utah the son of Eleazer and Amanda Hatch Asay. He married Ella Fay Harris on October 8, 1914 in the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple.

He is survived by six sons, Orson Harris Asay of Lovell, Lt. Col. Chester H. Asay of Tehran, Iran, Dr. David H. Asay of Worland, Wyoming, Lt. Col. Al H. Asay of Sandy, Utah, Wayne H. Asay of Evanston, Wyoming, and Dr. Kay H. Asay of Logan, Utah; three daughters, Mrs. Ida A. Horton of Provo, Utah, Mrs. Viola A. Davis of Lovell, and Mrs. Vernafaye Cahill of Evansville, Indiana; three brothers, Kenneth B. and Earl of Lovell, and Carl of Greybull, Wyoming; four sisters, Mrs. Vera Sargent of Worland, Wyoming, Mrs. Hazel Shafer of Vallejo, California, Mrs. Betty Stine also of Vallejo, California, and Mrs. Noma Adams of Helena, Montana; forty-six grandchildren, and forty-two great-grandchildren.

Services will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the Lovell, Wyoming Stake Chapel with Bishop Chester Christiansen officiating. Burial will be in the Lovell Cemetery. Haskell Funeral Home of Lovell is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Eleazer Asay (1874 - 1929)
  Amanda Permelia Hatch Asay (1877 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Ella Fay Harris Asay (1896 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Orson Harris Asay (1915 - 1991)*
  Ida Vilate Asay Horton (1918 - 1992)*
  Viola Asay Davis (1920 - 2003)*
  Chester Harris "Chet" Asay (1923 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Orson Vern Asay (1894 - 1978)
  Kenneth Bouton Asay (1898 - 1981)*
  Carl Eleazer Asay (1902 - 1992)*
  Jesse Earl Asay (1903 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lovell Cemetery
Lovell
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA
 
Created by: Lovell Cemetery
Record added: Jul 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39285227
Orson Vern Asay
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