Edward "Ed" Elliott Hirst, 72, died April 1, 1991 at a local hospital after a brief illness.

Born March 23, 1919, Missouri Valley, Iowa to Elmer Frank and Ledith Martha Walters Hirst. Married Una Hathaway, 1941; she died in 1971. In the construction business for over 40 years.Survivors: companion of 21 years, Lillian Faris; children, Laraine Downer, Santa Rosa, California; Stephen, Farmington; Rick, Burley, Idaho; Pam Hoelk, Maryland; Mark, Layton; Mike, Midvale; Ronald, Sandy; 17 grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday 3 p.m., Murray City Cemetery, where friends may call 1/2 hour prior to services. Family suggests in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Deseret Foundation, c/o LDS Hospital. Funeral Directors: Peel Funeral Home.

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