Ernest W. "Bill" Odekirk, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle left this earth on Tuesday, January 29,1991, at the age of 71, after a long illness.

Born in Duchesne, Utah, May 5, 1919, to Gladys Fitzwater and Ernest Edgar Odekirk. Married Rose R. Strapak, October 2, 1942. Was a veteran of World War II and retired Hill Air Force Base in 1979.He is survived by Rose, his wife of 47 years; son Brad, Salt Lake City; daughter, Rosalinda Ratcliffe and her husband Floyd, Bountiful; three grandchildren, Brett Ratcliffe and his wife Jane, West Valley; Angela Ratcliffe, Bountiful; Jason Odekirk, Thousand Oaks, California; sisters, Cuba Andrews, Mary Kerr, Kay Laramie, Salt Lake City; Ernitta Robbins, Duchesne, Utah; brothers, Stanley, Duchesne, Utah; and Grove, Kearns, Utah.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 9, 1991, 12:00 noon, Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 No. Main where friends may call 10:45 a.m. -11:45 a.m. prior to services. Cremains will be intered in the Lake View Cemetery, 1604 East Lakeview Drive. No flowers please.

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