Jabez Walser "Wally" Durfee, age 71, died February 3, 1991.

Born February 15, 1920 to Jabez and Effie Durfee in Delta, Utah. Married Evelyn Virginia Casteel, May 18, 1944 in PhenixCity, Alabama; their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. Wally was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, most recently serving as secretary for the High Priest quorum. He served as a Communication Specialist in the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II. He is a former resident of Ephraim, Salt Lake and Hurricane.He is survived by his wife of 46 years; 11 children, Melvin, San Diego, Calif.; Bonnie Simon, Calif.; Arthur, St. George; Rosemary Semon, Henderson, Nev.; Jabez Jr., Hemet, Calif.; Elbert, Layton; Virgina Martinez, Germany; George, Moab; Judy Duncan, Salt Lake City; Caralyn Streed, Salt Lake City; Maralyn Durrant, Hemet, Calif.; 26 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. held February 9, 1991 at the Wilford 1st LDS Ward, 3179 So. Highland Dr., friends may call from 9-11 a.m. prior to services at the church. Interment, Lake Hills Memorial Gardens, 1005 So. State, Sandy. Under the direction Deseret Mortuary.

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