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Obituary: Francis Edward Starks

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Francis Edward Starks, age 81, of Salt Lake City, UT died June 29, 2000 at University Hospital, Salt Lake City.

Born November 7, 1918, in Higby, Mis-souri, Francis came west to work for the Civil Conservation Corps in Wyoming. A veteran of World War II, he served on board the USS LaSalle in the Pacific Theater.

He is survived by his children, Phyllis Swords of Atlanta, GA; David Starks of Santa Barbara, CA; Douglas Starks of Atlanta, GA; and Gina Harne of Atlanta, GA; brother Glen Starks of Salisbury, MO; sister Dorothy Esry of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren, Megan Starks, Jerad Starches, Garrett Starks, Rachael Starks and Carson Harne.

Graveside services will be held Monday July 3, 2000, 11:30 a.m. at the Utah Veterans Memorial Park in Bluffdale, Utah. A viewing will be held at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple from 10-11 a.m. prior to graveside. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the local Humane Society.