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    Carol Ann Ekker, 1950‑2019

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    Carol Ann Ekker, age 69, passed from this life on June 16, in Price, Utah. She spent her life as an active person, dedicated to her family, friends and community. Carol was born on May 5, 1950 in Billings, Montana, the daughter of Harry and Ruth Trouth. Carol Married Jessie Ekker Dec. 26, 1970 in Ely, Nevada.

    Carol worked at the Green River Golf Course, she was active in the Beta Zeta Sorority and served on the board of directors of the Green River Medical Center and the Emery County Library.

    Carol is survived by her husband, Jessie, Green River; son Douglas, Moab, Utah; daughter Valerie, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; grandson Jessie Wyatt Ekker, Green River; granddaughter Brylee Ekker, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; one brother, Ken Trouth; and a sister Mrs. Nancy King, along with many friends and family.

    At Carol’s request cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Elgin Cemetery near Green River.

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