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 Verge “Mr. Rooster” Deuel

Verge “Mr. Rooster” Deuel

Birth
Escalante, Garfield County, Utah, USA
Death 30 Dec 1998 (aged 75)
Utah, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 141151 · View Source
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Verge Deuel passed away December 30, 1998 after a valiant five year battle with cancer.
He was born April 11, 1923 in Escalante, Utah, to Peter B. and Hulda Wright Deuel. He grew up in Escalante. As a young man Verge was a sheepherder in the now named Escalante Grand Staircase monument area. After graduating from High School he served his country during the war at the small arms plant and naval supply depot in Clearfield, Utah. It was here he met his future bride Amoir Julia Jensen. They were married on April 11, 1945 in Axtell, Utah. Later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. They were happily married for 55 years.
Verge worked as a salesman at Valley Builders in Gunnison, Utah for 20 years. He later moved to Mt. Pleasant, Utah where he opened and successfully operated his own business for 35 years, (Deuel Builders Incorporated) along with his wife and son. He was past president of the Jay Cees in Gunnison. He served as past president of the Mt. Pleasant Lions Club and The Businessmans Association. He was a member of the LDS Church and served as 1st councilor of Sunday School Presidency. He was a long time member of Sanpete Search and Rescue. He was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, camping and boating. His favorite sport was pheasant hunting, thus the nickname Mr. Rooster. He loved to socialize with friends, he and his wife were members of the Good Sams Club. He was well known for his sense of humor. His passion was dancing with his beautiful wife. He was a skilled craftsman; many people were recipients of his expert woodworking projects. He dearly loved his four brothers and sister and his wife's family, his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He lovingly cared for his mother for 30 years. Dad we loved your twinkling eyes and smiling laughter. We will miss you.
Survived by his wife Amoir Julia Jensen Deuel, children, Arvin (Boyd) Brothersen, Kerry (Ann) Deuel; siblings, Barton (LeAnn) Deuel, sister-in-law Idonna Deuel, Wilma (Tom) Franks, Erval Kay (Sherrie) Deuel, Jay (Phyllis) Deuel; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents, a brother Osmond H. Deuel and a granddaughter Kristin LaRae Brothersen.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, Jan. 2, 1999 at 11 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant Stake Center, 295 South State. Viewing at Ursenbach Funeral Home, 96 North 100 West, Friday January 1st, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, January 2, 9:30-10:45 a.m. Interment, Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery.

Salt Lake Tribune, The (UT)
Date: December 31, 1998


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  • Maintained by: Love My Ancestors
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 141151
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Verge “Mr. Rooster” Deuel (11 Apr 1923–30 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 141151, citing Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Love My Ancestors (contributor 47233390) .