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Fred Yoder ST. GEORGE Fred Yoder, 90, died of cancer Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1998 in St. George. He was born Aug. 28, 1908 in Nappanee, Ind., to Rudolf O. and Sarah Yoder. He married Dorothy P. Miller Nov. 17, 1934 in Goshen, Ind. Fred was born and raised in Indiana, later moving to Sacramento, Calif., where he was a special police officer for Sacramento College. He served in World War II in the U.S. Navy. After the war, he went into the jewelry business, moving to Cedar City where he operated Yoder Jewelry until 1972. Fred and his wife moved to St. George in 1970. He was a member of the LDS Church. He loved horses, the outdoors, police work and assisting the sheriff's department. Fred is survived by his wife Dorothy; sons: Burrell Yoder of St. George, Jerry Yoder of Sacramento, Calif., and Kenny Yoder of San Francisco, Calif.; two grandchildren; and sister Marjorie Sechrist of Nappanee, Ind. Graveside services will be Friday, Oct. 23, 1998 at 10 a.m. at the St. George City Cemetery. Visitations will be at the Metcalf Mortuary, 300 W. St. George Blvd., on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m. to time of services. Interment is under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary, 673-4221. 673-4221. 673-4221.