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Obituary: Ervin LeRoy Butterfield

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1925 ~ 2005

Our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend passed away January 7, 2005. Born November 12, 1925 in Murray, Utah to Albert Jacob Butterfield and Violet Selma Owens. Married Maria Lupe Lopez. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served his country in World War II.

Survived by nine children, David Butterfield, Moab, Juanita Meza, Florida, Lynn Butterfield, Salt Lake City, Diane Jacobsen, Richfield, Fred Butterfield, San-dy, Debbie Holt, Bluffdale, Allen Butterfield-Sampson, Arizona, James Butterfield-Sampson, Fillmore, and John Butterfield-Taylor, Ohio. Also survived by 43 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren; six brothers, Leonard, Edmond, Arvil, Earl, Lavon, Albert; six sisters, Leona, Donna, Laurel, Verna, Carol, Lori. Preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

Ervin loved to go fishing and lived a life of adventure. Many thanks to our eldest brother and his family whom loved and cared for him for so many years.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2 p.m. at Bluffdale 1st Ward, 14400 South 1700 West. Burial, Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 17111 South Camp Williams Road. Special Thanks to Spanish Valley Mortuary, Moab.