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 Laurel Abiah “Tyke” Child

Laurel Abiah “Tyke” Child

Birth
Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
Death 9 Apr 1976 (aged 29)
Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Burley, Cassia County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 20761901 · View Source
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Obituary Laurel A. (Tyke) Child
Published South Idaho Press
Laurel A. (Tyke) Child 29-year-old former Burley resident, died April 9 at Green River, Wyoming of injuries sustained in an auto accident.
He was born May 11, 1946 at Ogden Utah the son of Leslie E and Janet Rock Child. He came to Idaho with his parents in September of 1952 and they settled in Burley. He attended Burley schools and graduated from the Burly High School with the class of 1965.
He married Merry Merrell on August 23, 1969 in Burley. This marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden LDS Temple. He was a member of the LDS church and an elder, having served in the Sunday School superintendancy, as a home teacher and at the time of his death was serving as Ward clerk. He was also active in Boy Scout work.
Following their marriage he and his wife lived in the Burley – Rupert area and he worked at Ore-Ida and Simplot plants. In November of 1974, they moved to Green River, Wyoming where he worked for the FMC Corporation.
Survivors include his widow of Green River; one son, Larry M Child, Green River; one daughter, Merry C Child Green River; his parents Mr. and Mrs. Leslie E Child, Burley two brothers, L Ronald Child Los Angeles California and Gary R. Child, Burley and paternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. A W Child, Roy, Utah. He was preceded in death by one brother in 1956.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 PM Monday in the Pella LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop Dean Simmons officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery.

Bio by: Ann Jensen


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  • Created by: Lynda V
  • Added: 3 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20761901
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laurel Abiah “Tyke” Child (11 May 1946–9 Apr 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20761901, citing Pleasant View Cemetery, Burley, Cassia County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Lynda V (contributor 46907983) .