Vern Warner Keele Provo Daily Herald 12 Dec 1972
Vern Warner Keele Vern Warner Keele, 54, of 3364 Cherokee Lane, Provo, died Sunday at the University Hospital in Salt Lake City of cancer. He was born Feb. 24, 1918 in Spanish Fork to Ernest V. and Elsie Warner Keele. He married Dorothy Cheeseman on Feb. 7, 1945 in Boulder,.City, Nev. Mr. Keele attended Spanish Fork schools and then attended Brigham Young University where he majored in English, history and mathematics. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1941 and was commissioned in 1942 in Roswell, N.M. Since 1947 Mr. Keele was employed by Geneva Steel in the accounting department. He was a member of the LDS Church. He also was a member of the Provo BPOE Lodge and the American Legion. His hobbies were hunting, fishing, sports and gardening. Survivors include his widow; one "daughter and one son, Patricia Keele and Michael Keele, both of Provo; his mother, Spanish Fork; one brother and two sisters, Larry W. Keele and Mrs. Beth K. Gee, both of Spanish Fork; Mrs. David (Merle) Ferguson, Grandview, Wash. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the Berg Drawing Room Chapel with Bishop Elmo Roundy officiating. Friends may call at the mortuary Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday prior to services. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Hills, where full military rites will be accorded by Provo Post 13 Dean Mendenhall of the American Legion.