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Lloyd Searle

   Lloyd Searle 83, passed away May 17, 2011 at his home in Chester, Idaho following a lingering illness with Parkinson's disease.

Mr. Searle was born Sept. 9, 1927 at Vernal Utah the son of Orin Leo and Alta Valre Cloward Searle. He grew up on Diamond Mountain in Vernal Utah attending Ogden High School and Weber State College.

He served in the U.S. Army during in the l940’s and was stationed in Italy.

Lloyd worked many years as a heating and air conditioning contractor in the Ogden Utah area.

He married Gwendolyn Bowden on Oct. 4, 1950 in the Logan LDS Temple. They made their home in Ogden, Ut. North Ogden, UT. and for the past 20 years have enjoyed living in their cabin in Chester, ID.

Lloyd was a active member of the LDS Church serving as Bishop of the North Ogden 1st Ward for 6 years he also served in the Bishopric and on the Stake High Counsel. He also served in leadership positions in the Scouting Program.

He is survived by his wife Gwen Searle , Chester, ID. children- Joy (Marion) Andersen, Pleasant View Utah; Valre (Douglas) Hull, Chester, ID.; Dan (Teri) Searle, N. Ogden, UT.; Lloydene Searle, Fort Wayne, IN. Susan (Kayle) Koch, Sandy, UT.; Tammy (Bob) Roberts, Sugar City, ID.; Siblings - Helen Eldrege, Far West, UT.; and Ervin Searle, Ogden, UT.; 46 Grandchildren 61 Great Grandchildren. and one Great Grandchild. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one brother and one Great Great Grandson.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 20, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chester LDS Ward with Bishop Gordon Williams, Officiating. Friends may call at the Church Friday from 9:30 until the time of services. Burial will be in Chester Cemetery under the direction of the Bidwell Funeral Home.


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