Rex Ervin Chandler


Rex Ervin Chandler, 84, passed away Oct. 4, in Evanston. He was born March 6, 1933, to George Ervin and Jennie (Crossley) Chandler.

On Oct. 29, 1955, he married Arlene Dolores Arambula in Las Vegas.

Rex served his country in the Marine Corp during the Korean War. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was also a member of United Steelworkers No. 15320.

He served his community as a reserve police officer for the Town of Lyman.  Above all, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Arlene; sons, Bruce (Tami) Chandler, Lyman; and Randy (Tracy) Chandler, of Evanston; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his son, Wayne; his parents; and a sister, Myrna Drolc. 

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 9, in the Lyman LDS ward chapel.

Viewing will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday and on Monday, one hour prior to the service at the chapel.

Interment with military honors will follow at the Lyman Cemetery.

Online condolences may be given at crandallfhevanston.com.

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