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 Christopher Mayland Weyland

Christopher Mayland Weyland

Birth
Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Death 26 Nov 1997 (aged 79)
Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Burial Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA
Plot 10-173-7
Memorial ID 87992 · View Source
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Christopher M. Weyland

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Christopher Mayland Weyland, passed away Nov. 26, 1997, at his home in Tooele, UT, surrounded by his family, with courage and dignity with which he had lived his life.

Born October 21, 1918, to Earl Barnard and Ida Virginia Turner Weyland.

He graduated from Tooele High School in 1939 and gloried on the football team as Tooele High School played in Hawaii. He married his little Garfield sweetheart, Virginia Mary Snow, who shared his life for 56 years. He worked at International Smelting & Refining Co. for 33 years, where he lost his arm to a rail car accident. He served as Union President for 12 years and worked for Tooele County for 12 years.

He was an active member of the LDS Church and held many positions in the High Priests, Elders Quorum and Scouting.

He has given outstanding community service while serving on the Citizens Advisory Board to the Utah State Liquor Commission, Tooele County Railroad Museum Board, Tooele County Museum Board, Tooele Hospital Board, Senior Citizens Board and Tooele Senior Police Patrol. He was also a member of the Sons of Pioneers, Eagles, Elks, Bit & Spur and Tooele Democrats. Chris was an excellent gardner who shared his harvest with everyone and served his fellowmen and neighbors.

Rest well, Daddy. You deserve it.

Survived by his loving wife, Virginia; Diann (Ernest) Fedor, Don (Judy), Nance (Richard) Weight, Judy Mantas, Ron (Sue Ellen); 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Also survived by brothers and sisters, Clara Marett and Lewis Weyland, Tooele; Ruth Rendina, New Jersey; Ross Weyland, Magna.

Viewing will be held Friday, Nov. 28, 1997, 6-8 p.m. at Tate Mortuary, Tooele, and also Saturday, Nov 29, 1997, one hour prior to the funeral at the North Tooele Stake Center, 583 No. 270 East, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Interment in the Tooele City Cemetery.

Deseret News Friday, November 28, 1997 Obituary


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87992
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher Mayland Weyland (21 Oct 1918–26 Nov 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87992, citing Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .