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Walter J. Besst, age 77, died June 24, 1991 in West Valley City, of cancer.

Born January 23, 1914 in Decature, Nebraska, to Walter L. and Josie Besst. Married Millie L. Maxfield on October 18, 1940 in Vernal, Utah. Member of LDS Church.Survived by wife, sons, Walter Lee and Mary Besst, West Jordan; Ronald D. and Shirley Besst, DeWitt, Iowa; and Ray M. and Donna Besst, Bull Head City, Arizona; brother, Mark Besst; sisters, Josie Decker, Mary Bye, and Joan Saxon. He had a great love for his ten grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, son, Donald R. Besst, and grandson, Gary Besst.

A family luncheon will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Hunter 1st Ward House, 3665 So. 6000 West, for all visiting family and friends. Memorial services will follow at the Redwood Memorial Estates, 6500 So. Redwood Road, West Jordan, Utah from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

As per Walter's request, cremation took place on June 25, 1991.

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