obit from Grandma Grace's book
Trenton Republican Times July 18 1994
Vernon E. Utterback, 91, died July 7 at Mercy-Genesis Hospital in Davenport, Iowa.
Funeral services in celebration of his life were held July 12 at the El Bethel Assembly of God in Davenport. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park.
Mr. Utterback was born June 13, 1903 in Harrison County, Mo. He spent his early years in Grundy County, and over the last 55 years lived in Iowa. He attended Brimson schools and was graduated from the high school. He was married to Marsha Ingraham in 1960. Mr. Utterback retired in 1972.
Survivors include sisters, Lorene Pederson of Hillsboro, Ore., Roberta Utterback of Columbus, Ohio, and Lois Beal of Greenville, Mich.; sister-in-law Gladys Utterback of Liberty; stepdaughters, Ruth Carraher and Verona Potter, and stepsons, David, Daniel, and Joseph Hodges, all of Davenport,; nieces, Karen Utterback and DeAnna Phillipe; nephews, Mark and Michael Pederson and Victor Beal; great-nices Nora, Edith, and Ingrid Pederson; great-nephews, Michael Pederson and Jay, Steven, Mark, and Adam Phillipe; several cousins and many friends.
Mr. Utterback was preceded in death by his wife, Marsha; his parents, Bart and Emma Maxwell Utterback; brother, Harmon Utterback; and sisters, Marie Utterback Dority and Colleen Utterback.
(Paid for obituary)