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Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23 at the Lone Pine Cemetery for 76-year Lone Pine resident Zelda Butler.
Born in 1925 in Long Beach, Zelda passed away Dec. 17 at the age of 86. She was the youngest of 11 children.
Zelda moved to the Owens Valley in 1935 and graduated from Lone Pine High School in 1943. She married Elmer “Red” Butler in January of 1945 and raised two children. She volunteered at Southern Inyo Hospital and the nursing home in Lone Pine for more than 40 years.
Zelda is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Jim Lane of Lone Pine; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Laurie Butler of Bishop; six grandsons; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.