Dolores Fortin

Our mother, grandmother, daughter, sister & aunt Dolores A. Shields Fortin, age 72, passed away peacefully in her sleep after a short but courageous battle with cancer. She was a truly beautiful person. She was a friend to everyone and had the most beautiful smile that could light up the room. She will be truly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, Robert R. Fortin, daughters Dawna (Lowell) Belnap, Nicole (Jason) Kerwood, son Glen Fortin; grandchildren Brenndan (Elizabeth) Belnap, Alex and Talon Kerwood. Preceded in death by son Robert Troy, daughter Angela Rae, sister Janice Bryan and her parents Eldred & Orlene Shields. Services to be held Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11am at Carr Fork/ Lakeview ward, 2045 Churchwood Dr., Pine Canyon. Visitation from 9:30-10:30am.
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Myles S. Adams

Myles S, Adams passes away peacefully March 8, 2015 at the age of 90. He was born April 30, 1924 to Sidney and Barbara in Montgomery Alabama. He was the youngest of three children Olga Louise and Sidney (both deceased). He grew up fast having to drop out of high school to help support the family during the depression years. He married his one true love and soul mate Edna Pollard on February 13, 1943. Only a month after marriage he was drafted into WWII. He served 4 years in the Army as a medic and M.P. He was stationed in South Africa, Italy and Fort Hood, Texas. After the war he came home and pursued his career as a machinist and attended college to become an electrician. They have two children Sherry (Richard) Hutsell and Wayne (Linda deceased). His career choices took him from Alabama to El Paso, Texas and in 1974 Grantsville, Utah. Myles loved working with his hands, in his spare time you would find him building in his wood shop or faceting and polishing rocks. Myles retired from Amax in 1986. Then he and Edna toured the country in their motor home for a couple of years. Myles is survived by his wife of 72 years and his two children, 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Myles was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather; always there to take care of us with great advice, a quick sense of humor and a good tight hug. He is deeply loved and will be greatly missed. Viewing to be held at Didericksen Memorial 87 W Main Street, Grantsville, Utah Thursday, March 12 from 6-8 pm. Graveside Service, Friday March 13, at 1:00 pm at Grantsville City Cemetery.
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Kristine Egbert Huffaker

Kristine Egbert Huffaker returned peacefully home to her Father in Heaven on March 3rd after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born September 1, 1960 to Richard Charles and Marilyn Egbert of Kearns, Utah. She graduated Kearns High School class of 1978, and married Dale Huffaker in the SLC temple June 26, 1982. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, where she served in positions in every organization. Among her favorites were Sports director, Primary, Young Womens leader and Camp Director. She always put others first and served many years as an EMT and first responder. She enjoyed the outdoors and loved camping when she could still sleep on the ground. One of her favorite vacations was the trip to Yellowstone Park. She was able to stay home and raise her three children which has been a blessing in her life as well as theirs. She moved to Rush Valley in 1995 and enjoyed the more relaxed lifestyle of the country, but after 9 years, the weeds, dust and heating with coal took its toll on her lungs and her Dr’s advised her to move to the city. Everywhere she went she always made friends easily and brightened the room with laughter whenever she walked in, but when she moved into the Tooele 6th ward in 2004 she developed an immediate bond with her new BFF. In 2007 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and after surgery, Chemotherapy and radiation felt that she had won the battle. When it returned in 2013 it hit with a vengeance. Each treatment took its toll on her body. She received transfusions and IV’s for dehydration, and many times had to be supported as she staggered to her treatments but even through all this she remained positive and lifted many through laughter. After two rounds of chemo her kidneys started to fail beginning the summer of 2014. Throughout her final struggles she remained positive and lifted many through laughter. She is survived by her husband Dale Huffaker, Mother Marylyn Mott, children: Stefanie (Michael) Moore, Jarod (Melissa) Huffaker and Heidi (Casey) Fuger as well as six grandchildren, a brother, Brent (Shawna) Egbert, and sisters, Carolyn (Dennis) Carty, RuthAnn (John) Putnam, Julie (Tom) Carrillo, and Meleta Egbert. She is preceded by her father and brother Ronnie Egbert. She loved her family very much, especially her Grandchildren, who were her inspiration to fight so hard and so long. A viewing will be held in her honor at 777 East Skyline Drive from 6-8 Sunday March 8. Funeral services will be Monday March 9 at noon in the LDS building on 253 South 2nd East. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Arvin Ronald Prows (Ronald)

Arvin Ronald Prows (Ronald) was born December 10, 1935 in a log cabin in Altonah, Utah, to Morrell Doyle and Matilda (Cooper) Prows. He was the youngest of three children (brother, Evan Doyle Prows and Sister, Bertie Faye (Prows) Vincent, both deceased). He grew up in Utah and Montana in depression era times - the perfect background for his adventure filled youth. He was a wonderful story teller. Although quiet and not inclined to be the center of attention, once you “got him going” he could entertain by recounting stories of his early years - digging holes in his father’s garage, trapping skunks or being chased by non-existent (or not) bears. Ronald graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1954. He married his eternal companion and sweetheart, Amanda Swasey, in the Salt Lake Temple on September 28, 1956. They had five children: Son, Stephen Ronald (Catherine White) Prows, Daughters, Joyce Kay (Russell) Christensen, Karen (Steven) McCurdy, Diana Marie (Brent) Ware and Pattie Jean (Jeffery) Matheson. He graduated from the BYU in 1959 with a teaching degree and taught science in Mt. View and Sheridan, Wyoming. He received a Master’s degree from the University of Wyoming. In 1967 he moved his family to Grantsville Utah, where he taught at Grantsville High School. As a teacher, Ronald influenced many people. He was good with teenagers and young adults. His own children attended various biology, chemistry and life science classes taught by Mr. Prows and attest that he was not an easy “A”. He retired from teaching in 1994 after spending 35 years in the classroom. Ronald and Amanda were true companions building a home, family and life together. From 2001-2002 they served together as missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Lancing Michigan mission. After their mission they served nine years together in the Salt Lake Temple. Ronald is survived by his wife and children, 29 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren and sister-in-law, Rosella Prows. He was husband, father, grandfather, teacher, example and friend. Dad, you were loved and wanted. Thank you for your service to your family, from science fair projects to rebuilding engines to patiently explaining math problems. Thank you for attending almost every major event of your children’s, grandchildren’s (and some great grandchildren’s) lives and for hosting (with Mom), two parties a year for your descendants for the past several years. Thank you for giving advice only when it was asked for. We love you. We know you were prepared for death. There are no regrets. We believe we will see you again AND we are so sad that you are gone. Funeral services will be held in the LDS 4th Ward building, 428 South Hale, Grantsville Utah. Viewing, Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Monday, March 9th from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Funeral at 11:00 a.m. Ronald will be interred in the Grantsville cemetery.
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