Marvin Oborn Yates

1918 - 2016
Marvin Oborn Yates, 1918-2016. Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend departed this life at the age of 98 on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Vernon, Tooele County, Utah. Marvin was born on January 28, 1918 in Vernon, Utah to Hyrum Isaac Yates and Zina Oborn. He attended elementary school in Benmore, Vernon and Eureka , Utah and graduated from Tooele High School. Marvin married Ruth Saunders on May 1, 1939 in the Salt Lake Temple. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served faithfully in various callings and especially enjoyed serving in the Jordan River Temple. He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Saunders Yates, son Leon Marvin Yates, daughter Saundra Yates, his parents, brothers Theron, Norman, Dwain, and sister LaVon Drury. Also preceding him in death are his son-in- law Joe Hargis, grandson Troy Rasmussen, and great grandsons Bronson Rhodes and Isaac Hargis. He is survived by his daughter-in- law Ellen Yates, son Garald Saunders (Frances) Yates, daughter Sharon Martha (Lynn) Halladay, daughter Sheryl Marie Hargis, son Marlin Michael (Debi) Yates, 20 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, 23 great-great- grandchildren, sister Belva Iverson and brother Don (JaNae)Yates. Marvin is loved and will be missed by all who know him. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the Vernon, Utah LDS Chapel at Noon. Those who desire to visit with the family may do so from 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. prior to the services. Interment will follow at the Vernon, Utah Cemetery.

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