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Death: Dale Williams Westergard

Dale Williams Westergard, age 72, passed quietly from this life, October 9, 1997, after a courageous battle with complications following surgery. His final days were filled with expressions of love and concern for and from his family and friends.

He was born in Salt Lake City, August 22, 1925, the youngest of five sons of John Henry Westergard and Mary Eliza Williams. He graduated from West High School and began working for the Salt Lake Tribune where he met and later married Harriet Young Morris on August 4, 1944. They were sealed in the Logan Temple on March 29, 1963. He trained as a pilot in the Naval Air Corps and after discharge, joined the Flint Distributing Company where he worked for 16 years as a salesman and Sales Manager. He joined Zions First National Bank in 1962 and served for 30 years in many key positions. At the time of his retirement, he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Vice President.Dale was active in the LDS church and served in many leadership positions. Through his wisdom, tact and great sense of humor, he blessed the lives of many. His joy in life centered in his family, and he leaves a legacy of honor, wit, success, hard work and dedication.

Dale is preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, John, Lloyd and Vern, and a granddaughter, Wendy. He is survived by his wife and his three children and their spouses: Mr. Dale M. (Carol) Westergard, Bountiful; Mrs. Ruland J. (Karen) Gill, Bountiful; Mrs. Kent A. (Ann) Burton, Salem, Utah; 12 grandchildren, and his brother Jim, Bountiful, Utah.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 13, 1997, at 12 noon at the Bountiful Woodland Hills Ward, 640 South 750 East. Family and friends may call on Sunday, October 12, 1997, from 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Salt Lake, and one hour prior to services at the Bountiful Ward House. Interment, Bountiful City Cemetery, 2224 South 200 West, Bountiful.

The family expresses its deepest appreciation for the meticulous, compassionate and exceptional care of the doctors and nurses at the LDS Hospital. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Deseret Foundation of the LDS Hospital, 8th Ave. and C Street SLC, 84103.

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