Valaeo A. (Bert) Ostler, 70, of Provo, died October 29, 1990, at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo.

He was born September 13, 1920, a son of E. LaVell and Tryphena Gallup Ostler in Price, Utah. He married Cleo Whiting January 12, 1940, in Evanston, Wyoming. Their marriage was solemnized June 15, 1964, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He worked as an automobile salesman. He worked for the railroad. He served in World War II in the Philippines and Japan as a military Policeman. He was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as Elders Quorum president, first counselor in the bishopric, stake executive secretary, as a bishop, and as a Sunday School president. He served an LDS mission to the Honolulu, Hawaii Mission under the direction of Mission President Kikuchi, and he and his wife had just received a mission call to the Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada Mission.Survivors include his wife of Provo; three sons and two daughters, Jerry Ostler of Ft. Collins, Colorado; David L. Ostler of Escondido, California; Robert Ostler of Provo; Mrs. Ronald (Karen) Oveson of Provo; and Mrs. Edward (Diana) Middlebrook, Jr. of Santa Monica, California. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one brother and one sister, A. LaVell Ostler of Springville; Fern Obee of Fair Oaks, California.

Funeral services will be held Friday, November 2, 1990, at 11 a.m. in the Grandview 1st Ward Chapel, 1555 North 1350 West in Provo. Friends may call Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary, 495 South State in Orem, and also Friday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the ward chapel. Burial will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery. Military rites conducted by VFW District #4.

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