04/10/1945 – 02/03/2017
Darrel Robert Ober, 71 of Ephraim, Utah passed away February 3, 2017. Born April 10, 1945 to Robert Ole & Joyce Leola Reed Ober in Mankato, MN.
Served in the United State Air Force in Turkey during the Vietnam War. Married Marie Silvestri July 8, 1967 in Victorville, CA. Graduated from the University of Arizona. Darrel and Marie raised their five children on a dairy farm in Carlton, MN while instructing and supporting local farmers through a local technical college.
He was a dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He served in many capacities including home teacher, branch president, bishop, and district president. He was currently serving as a ward missionary and a sealer at the Manti Temple.
Family was of the utmost importance to Darrel. He frequently could be found on the sidelines or in the audience at his grandchildren’s sporting events and concerts. He loved enjoying the outdoors, especially fishing. Many a grandchild learned to bait a hook and cast a line under his tutelage. Darrel loved being a part of the community – socializing and contributing wherever he could. He was a frequent supporter of McDonalds.
Darrel is survived by his parents Robert (Joyce) Ober, Overgaard, Az; wife Marie Ober, Ephraim, UT; children, James (Wendy) Ober, Rochester, MN; Blaine (Jackie) Ober, Kaysville, UT; Kayleen (Anthony) Chamberlin, Lehi, UT; Scott (Deanna) Ober, Bellbrook, OH; Brad (MarjAnn) Ober, Salem, UT; sister, Barbara (Gerald) Betournay, Morgan, UT; brothers, Michael Ober, Show Low, AZ; Patrick Ober, Overgaard, AZ, 21grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his brother James Ober.