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Burrnel Yoder ST. GEORGE Burrnel Ray Yoder, 63, died July 4, 1999, in St. George. He was born Sept. 8, 1935 in Goshen. Idaho, to Fred Lester and Dorothy Miller Yoder. He married married Dianna Lin-denstein Lin-denstein Lin-denstein in Bullhead Bullhead City, Ariz., on Feb. 15, 1997 and 1999. Burrnel lived in Sacramento, Calif., Phoenix and St. George. He attended McCallachie High School in Sacramento. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Latter-day Latter-day Saints, in which he was an elder. He was in charge of the mobile optical unit, stationed in St. Louis, as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. He was also stationed in Alaska. Alaska. He enjoyed spending time there. In 1987 he moved to St. George. Burrnel was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He had a collection of over 30 guns, each one having it's own story. He enjoyed taking his family and friends target shooting, showing off his ability ability to hit a golf ball from a great distance. distance. He also was a mature photographer photographer of landscapes. He is survived by his mother: Dorothy; his wife, Dianna; two sons: Kenny Yoder of Oakland, Calif, and Gerald Yoder of St. George; and one grandson: Gerald Yoder Jr. of St. George. He is preceded in death by his father, Fred. Graveside services will be Friday, July 9, 1999, at 10 a.m. in the St. George City Cemetery. Visitations will be Thursday, from 6-7 6-7 6-7 p,m., and Friday from 9:15-9:45 9:15-9:45 9:15-9:45 a.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 300 W. St. George Blvd., under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary, Mortuary, 673-4221. 673-4221. 673-4221.