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William Henry Lester
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Birth: May 4, 1919
Uinta County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 2012
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

William Henry Lester, age 93, passed away in Riverton, Utah peacefully August 14, 2012.
He was born on May 4, 1919 in Hilliard, Wyoming the son of William Powell and Alice (Hutchinson) Lester. He grew up on a ranch in Hilliard, Wyoming.
On March 23, 1942 he married Ida Vina Cook in Kemmerer, Wyoming. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.
He was a hard worker and self-employed. He loved being in the mountains with his family. He enjoyed working in the garden and being around livestock of any kind. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, served two full time missions with his wife in the Baton Rouge, LA and San Jose, CA missions and a stake mission. He loved the scriptures.
He is survived by his children: Carol Griffin of Far West, UT; William S. Lester, West Valley City, UT; and Ida Marie (Dave) Hatch, West Valley City, UT; J. Wayne (RaNee) Lester of Riverton, UT; C. Jeannie (Keith) Lange, Evanston, WY; Linda K. (Terry) Christensen, Centerfield, UT; Connie A. (Brent) Wonacott, Bluffdale, UT;
Also 33 grandchildren and 66 great grandchildren
He is preceded in death by his wife, Ida Vina Cook, his parents, eight grandchildren and 13 siblings.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hilliard LDS ward chapel, twelve miles south of Evanston on highway 150 South. Friends may call on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Crandall Funeral Home, 800 Uinta Street in Evanston.
Interment will be in the Evanston City Cemetery
Online guestbook at
Family links: 
  William Powell Lester (1889 - 1938)
  Alice Hutchinson Lester (1893 - 1937)
  Ida Vina Cook Lester (1919 - 2006)*
  Alice Arlene Mylroie (1912 - 1956)*
  Cora Lester Barfuss (1914 - 2002)*
  Nora Lester Grundvig (1915 - 2000)*
  Zella Lester Barton (1917 - 1962)*
  William Henry Lester (1919 - 2012)
  Isabel Lester (1920 - 1920)*
  Orval Grant Lester (1922 - 2002)*
  Rebecca Lester (1925 - 1925)*
  Leah Lester (1927 - 1927)*
  Lillian Lester (1928 - 1928)*
  Aimira Lester (1929 - 1929)*
  Ervin Lester (1930 - 1930)*
  Lamoyne Lester (1932 - 1932)*
*Calculated relationship
Evanston City Cemetery
Uinta County
Wyoming, USA
Plot: 2-00-203-02
Maintained by: mickyo
Originally Created by: Stacey Day
Record added: Aug 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95430652
William Henry Lester
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William Henry Lester
Added by: Stacey Day
William Henry Lester
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- Sherry Goolsby, Genealogical Research
 Added: Jan. 7, 2017

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 Added: Jul. 21, 2015

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