John A. (Jack) Birkeland, 86, passed away June 3, 1991 from complications of a stroke.
Born May 28, 1905 in Bergen, Norway to Andreas Jakobsen and Kari Hansen Birkeland. Married Virginia Oyler, May 2, 1934. Former station master for Union Pacific Railroad. In his later years, he worked as a security officer for ZCMI. Worked many years as a veil worker in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.Survived by wife; two daughters, Mrs. A. Don (Jean V.) Nydegger; Mrs. C. S. "Bud" (Barbara) Cummings; one brother, Harold Birkeland; ten grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Friday, 12:00 noon, June 7, 1991 at the Stratford East Ward, 2605 S. 1500 E., where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Funeral Directors, Wasatch Lawn Mortuary.
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