Joseph Brigham Keeler - Funeral Report (cont.)
PAY TRIBUTES TO J. B. KEELER (Continued from Page One) sterling qualities of their friend. A string trio, comprising Prof. LeRoy J. Robertson, Prof. Gustav Buggert and Prof. Elmer Nelson played a beautiful number. .» Prof. J. M. Jensen read a beautifully beautifully worded Christmas letter written and signed by Patriarch Keeler to his children only five minutes before he passed away. It had been a custom with Patriarch Patriarch Keeler for many years, and during his last few moments he expressed his desire to pen just "one more letter." Remarks were then made by Pres. T. N. Taylor and Dr. Amos N. Merrill, and a vocal solo was rendered by Prof. Richard Condie of the B. Y. U., accompanied at the organ by J. J. Keeler. Melvin J. Ballard of the Council of the Twelve was the next speaker, and closing remarks were made by Bishop Sowards. The choir sang "Abide With Me," and Dr. William J. Snow pronounced the benediction. The grave at the Provo city cemetery was dedicated by Bishop Sowards, preceding which Prof. Robert Sauer and his instrumental quartet quartet played "Rock of Ages," "From the Depths of Sorrow I Cry to Thee" and "God Be With You Till We Meet Again." The personnel personnel of the quartet includes Dean Alsop. Bennie Schmiett, Owen Burgener and Glade Jorgensen. Jorgensen. There was a wealth of beau tiful floral tributes.