Ethel Dwilla Klausner
Ethel Dwilla Klausner, of St. George, Utah, died July 16, 2002, at the Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George. She was 80. She was born May 27, 1922, in Silverton, Colo., to Ben and Ethel Brown Caine. She graduated from high school in Silverton. After graduation, she moved to California where she worked in the shipyards during World War II. She married Clyde Leon White in April 1943 in Gallup, N.M. After the war she moved back to Silverton where she and Clyde raised their family. They later moved to LaSal, Utah, where they lived from 1957-1962. From LaSal they moved to Moab, Utah, and lived there from 1962 until Mr. White died in December 1974. At that time, she moved to Rifle, Colo. She married Donald Louis Klausner in 1978 in Moab. After their marriage, they moved to Silt, Colo., where they lived until 2000, when they moved to St. George. She loved to cook and embroider. Ethel was a 30-year member of the Eagles Lodge in Glenwood Springs, Colo., and a member of the Baptist Church. She worked as a cashier in the grocery business for 45 years.She was preceded in death by one sister and four brothers.She is survived by her husband; sons and daughters-in-law Ben and Jill White, of Lehi, Utah, Paul and Kim White, of St. George, and Bob and Charlene Caine, of Farmington, N.M.; daughters and son-in-law Georgia and Bob Davis, of Lodge Pole, Neb., and Pauline Deakin, of Salina, Utah; 17 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 17, with Pastor Gregory Wright of the Westside Baptist Church officiating, at Spilsbury & Beard Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George (435-673-2454).
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