Bessie Marie Troester, age 90, passed away October 15, 1990, at the home of her son in Sandy.

She was born December 30, 1899 in Northport, Washington, to Charles and Allie Vanzant Facey. On July 21, 1926 she married Arnold C. Troester in Sandy, Utah. Arnold preceded her in death on March 19, 1965. Bessie taught school for several years in the Jordan School District. She was an active member of the Centenary Methodist Church in Salt Lake and held many positions in the United Methodist Women's Group locally and at the district level. Bessie had a great ability to love and had a genuine concern for both friends and family. We will miss her.Survivors: son, Richard Troester and his wife, Janice, Sandy, Utah; daughter, Dorothy Peterson and her husband, Earl, Fort Walton Beach, Florida; grandchildren, Kenneth and Danny Troester; Cory and Barry Peterson; six great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Earnest Gisseman, Midvale, Utah. Preceded in death by husband and grandson, Darren Peterson.

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 19, 1990, 11 a.m., Goff Mortuary Chapel, 8090 So. State, where friends may call Friday one hour prior to services. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens.

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