The Standard-Examiner, 08/20/14
DeEsta Teuscher Poulsen, 92, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, August 16, 2014. She was born May 21, 1922, in Geneva, Idaho, to Fredrick John Teuscher and Cora Cordon.
DeEsta married Virgil S. Poulsen on March 1, 1941, in Montpelier, Idaho. They were sealed in the Logan LDS Temple on November 26, 1952.
She worked hard all her life starting as a young girl assisting on her family's farm in Geneva. After moving to Ogden, Utah, DeEsta worked at Sierra Lingerie for many years and was later hired by the Defense Depot Ogden and retired after 20 years.
DeEsta was an avid bowler and participated with DDO peers and won many out-of-state tournaments. She also bowled in numerous leagues with her husband and they made many friends.
She was a visiting teacher in the LDS Church and served many other callings over the years. Her most recent calling was as the Sunshine person for the Relief Society. She welcomed sisters with a huge hug and was fondly known as the hugger by her sister members in the ward.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one grandson; five sisters and three brothers. She is survived by one son, Virgil Brett (Gayle) Poulsen; Green River, Wyoming; two daughters, Julienne (Marvin) Rhees, Farr West, Sharlene (Steve) Cornell, Ogden; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. She is also survived by two sisters, Darlene Bee, Montpelier, Idaho, Maxine (Dean) Michaelson, Paris, Idaho and one brother, Rex (Joan) Teuscher, Powder Springs, Georgia.
The family expresses many thanks and appreciation for HCNU Hospice, especially Heather Farrell and the many aides that assisted her.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Myers Ogden Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd. A viewing will be held on Friday, August 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, August 23 from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.
Interment Myers Evergreen Memorial Park.
Condolences may be sent to the family at:www.myers-mortuary.com