Name: Michael Perry Yergensen 1 2 3
Death: 19 Jun 2010 in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, USA 1 4 2
Birth: 24 Oct 1942 in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, USA 1 2
Title: United States Obituary Collection
Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - See newspaper information provided with each entry.Original data: See newspaper information provided with eac h entry.
Page: Newspaper: Richfield Reaper; Publication Date: 8 Jul 2010; Publication Place: Richfield , UT , USA.
Text: Birth date: 10/24/1942 Birth place: Roosevelt Death date: 06/19/2010 Death place: Salt Lake City Marriage date: 12/23/1977 Marriage place: Las Vegas Residence date: Residence place: Roosevelt
Title: Social Security Death Index
Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Origin al data: Social Security Administration. Social Security
Page: Number: 524-54-2266; Issue State: Colorado; Issue Date: 1959.
Text: Birth date: 24 Oct 1942 Birth place: Death date: 19 Jun 2010 Death place: Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah
Title: Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005
Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Nevada State Health Division, Office of Vital Records. Nevada Marriage Index, 1966-2005. Carson City, Nevada: N evada State Health Division, Office of Vital Records.Cla
Text: Marriage date: 23 Dec 1977 Marriage place: Clark, Nevada Residence date: Residence place: Utah
I have paper copies of some of these articles, many obtained from the Dodge/Jefferson Counties Genealogical Society, some copied from microfilm, some from other sources. Others were found online, fo r example at http://nl.newsbank.com/mwsb/ or other newspaper archive sites.
Page: Richfield Reaper
Date: 6 Jul 2010
Text: Michael Yergensen Tuesday, July 6, 2010 3:43 PM MDT Michael P. Yergensen, 67, of Roosevelt, passed away June 19, 2010, at the Veteran's Medical Center in Salt Lake City, from cancer.He was born Oct. 2 4, 1942, in Roosevelt, to Elmer Bertel and Annie Josephine Borg Yergensen.He married and later divorced Marylin Nagel.On Dec. 23, 1977, in Las Vegas, he married his current wife, Donna Harman Martines . They were married for 32 years.Michael graduated from Union High School where he played on the basketball team, was a star track and field member and football player.He joined the Air Force and wa s sent to Yale University to study Chinese for a year. Upon completion, he served in intelligence and was stationed in Korea during the Vietnam War. After leaving the service, he became a pioneer in t he computer industry.He established Datamax Computer Systems and contracted with NASA at Edwards Air Force Base. He developed data retrieval systems and other technologies for the space shuttle and te st flights. His job required him to travel all over the world.Although he was thoroughly involved in the computer industry, his heart was always on the farm. Michael had been a member of the FFA in hi s childhood and teen years. Later, he raised purebred Chianina with his father and is believed to be first in the basin to do so.Upon retiring to the farm, he leased out the land for farming and focus ed on gardening and making improvements. He, and his mistress - a Case 580 SK backhoe - also worked tirelessly in conjunction with the federal government to build a wildlife refuge area. With the hel p and support of friends and family, he was able to complete it late last year.Michael was an avid reader, learning about everything he could. He also loved movies, the good, bad, and just plain ugly . His pastimes included golfing and getting together with his family. Michael supported his children in all their endeavors and especially liked to attend their sporting events. He had a quick, witt y sense of humor enjoyed by people from all walks of life.Michael is survived by his wife, Donna, Roosevelt; children, Matthew C. (Chelsea) Yergensen, Roosevelt; Michael “David” (Neva) Yergensen , Lancaster, Calif.; William (Melissa) Yergensen, Santa Clarita, Calif.; Andrew (Holly) Yergensen, Heber City; Christopher (Vallerie) Yergensen, El Dorado Hills, Calif.; Kimberly (Tom) Hexamer, Lori ( Casey) Gish, all Las Vegas; Darrin (Stephanie) Martines, Cody, Wyo.; Steven (Denise) Martines, Deanna Burditt, all Las Vegas; and 26 grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Jo sephine; brother, Stephen Yergensen, sister, Phyllis Goodrich.Michael will truly be missed by his family. A celebration of life was held July 1, at the Strata Networks building in Roosevelt.Condolence s may be sent and viewed at www.hullingermortuary.com.