Earl F. Card, 95, of Salem, died Friday May 3, 1991 in a local hospital.
He was born August 14, 1895 in Emporium Pennsylvania, a son of Daniel Isaac and Rosaltha Belden Card. He married Bessie Tinsley in 1917; she died in 1919 while serving in France with the U.S. Army during World War Q. He then married Louise Holder January 11, 1922 in the Salt Lake Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She died February 13, 1988.He was employed at Geneva Steel during its construction and as a crane operator until his retirement at age 70 in 1962. He was a charter member and past president of the Salem Lions Club. He served in the American Legion and was Active in the LDS Church.
He loved gardening, wood working, bee keeping, hunting, and fishing. He sang with vocal groups and entertained for many years.
Survivors include three sons and one daughter, Eugene T. Card, Swansboro, N.C.; Mrs. Floyd (Eula) Einerson, Magna; Darrell H. Card, Alpine; Richard L. Card, Springville; 20 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Etta Wilgar, Salt Lake City. One son Earl, Junior Card preceded him in death.
Services will be Tuesday, at 1 p.m., in the Salem 3rd Ward Chapel, at 25 West Apple Blossom Way, Salem. Friends may call at the Walker Mortuary in spanish Fork, 187 South Main, Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday, at the ward chapel, one hour prior to the services.
Burial will be in the Salem City Cemetery.
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