Date of BirthDecember 01, 2016

Verl I. Page Obituary

Date of BirthDecember 01, 2016

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Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2016

Verl I. Page Obituary

from Dayton, Utah, United States

Date of BirthDecember 01, 2016

Verl I. Page Obituary

Date of BirthDecember 01, 2016

227 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2016

Verl I. Page Obituary

from Dayton, Utah, United States


Verl Irvin Page, 92, passed away peacefully on Jan. 14, 2015, at the Franklin County Transitional Care Center in Preston, Idaho, where he resided for the past two and a half years. He was born on Dec. 3, 1922, in Riverdale, Idaho, at his grandmother MaryAnn McCombs' home, to James Irvin and Lareta McCombs Page. He was a lifelong resident of Dayton, except serving in the Merchant Marines in 1945-1946. He married the love of his life, Helena Murri on July 17, 1946, in the Idaho Falls Temple. He spent the remainder of his life on a dairy farm, working together with his father for 30 years.Verl and Helena were blessed with seven children, three sons and four daugters. The children were taught to work on the farm, thinning beets, picking potatoes and hauling hay. Six of their seven children served missions and all have attended college. He served faithfully as an Aaronic Priesthood secretary for 14 years. He supported scouting and one son and 16 grandsons have become Eagle Scouts. He worked with the boys and took them on hikes every spring for Aaronic Priesthood Commemoration. He served as Sunday School Secretary and Sunday School President in the Dayton Ward. As a member of the Oneida Stake Seventies Quorum, he assisted with activities sponsored by the quorum. He was a member of the Dayton City Cemetery Board for 30 years and served a time as chairman on the board. He is survived by his wife, Helena, of Dayton; and his children Shalene Albert of Roy, Utah; Marva (Ned) Packer, of West Valley, Utah; Clyde (Terri) Page, of South Jordan, Utah; Janette Lund, of Rexburg, Idaho; Brett (Rosaline) Page, of Dayton; Verna (Gordon) Allred, of Holladay, Utah; and Kelly (Cathryn) Page, of Dayton. He is also survived by 39 grandchildren, and 66 great-grandchildren, and a sister Thelma (Argel) Stone, of Ogden, Utah; and a sister-in-law Hazel Spackman, of Logan. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Mary, and brothers Don and Keith. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, in the Clifton LDS Chapel. A viewing will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Webb Funeral Home, 1005 S. 800 East in Preston and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at the church in Clifton. Interment will be in the Dayton Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.webbmortuary.com.