Barbara Jefferies

Barbara Jean Ellis Jefferies passed away early Christmas morning, December 25, 2013, surrounded by her children, in Grantsville, Utah. She was born on January 21, 1931 in Norwalk, California, to Leroy McFarland and Evelyn Farley Ellis. She spent her childhood in Bothwell, Utah and Jackson, Wyoming, moving to Grantsville, Utah in 1943, where she fell in love with the small town and its people. She participated in most extra-curricular activities at Grantsville High and deeply valued her high school friendships that continued through her lifetime. Barbara married Clyde C. Jefferies, the love of her life, on June 3, 1949, in Grantsville. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. They are the parents of David (Carol), Scott and Debra (Kevin) Hall, all of Grantsville. She leaves behind 8 grandchildren, who she loves without condition: Aaron, Ryan, Cameron, and Collin Jefferies, Jeanell Mouritsen, Rachel Mouritsen, Dustin and Josh Hall; and 23 great grandchildren. Barbara provided exceptional devotion to her church and family. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, she served faithfully for many years as a ward organist, chorister, Primary and Relief Society board member, Stake Relief Society President and temple worker in the Salt Lake Temple. She cared tirelessly for her parents, husband and children, and has been an example of service, love and charity throughout her lifetime. She worked at the Jr. Mart and Soelberg’s Market, where she formed many cherished friendships.Her parents, husband, sisters Evelyn Louise Bolinder and Shirley Ellis, brothers Udell and George Reid Ellis, and a beloved granddaughter, Haylee Hall, preceded her in death. In addition to her children and grandchildren, brother, Jack Ellis, sisters in law Jeanine Johnson and Barbara Hutchins of Grantsville, and many nieces and nephews, survive her. Her family is especially grateful for niece Shirlee Shields’ visits and assistance over the past few months as Barbara’s health declined; they also thank Charles (Chick) Stromberg for being her friend and confidant for many years. A viewing will be held at the Grantsville West Stake Center, 115 E. Cherry Street, Sunday evening, December 29, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the same location, Monday, December 30, 2013 at 12 noon, with a viewing from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Grantsville City Cemetery immediately following the services. A special thank you to Diamond Jane’s Assisted Living and Pine Mountain Home Health & Hospice staff for the expert and sensitive care they provided Barbara the last weeks of her life. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Bernice Bleazard Castagno

1921-2013
Bernice Bleazard Castagno, age 92, passed away Dec. 5, 2013. Bernice was the daughter of George H. and Blanche Miles Bleazard. She was born Nov. 10, 1921 in Duchesne, Utah. She was the fifth of ten children. She lived most of her youth in Lakepoint and attended school in Grantsville where she met her beloved Albert John Castagno. She and "Ab" were married June 9, 1941. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. When Bernice and Ab were first married, they lived in a sheep camp. They were blessed with four children, William B., Patricia (Chatwin), Robert J., and Carolee (Renberg). At age 14, Bernice started driving her siblings and mother everywhere and at age 91, she still loved to drive. She was an active member of the LDS Church and held many callings. Two of her favorite callings were mutual president and a counselor in the Relief Society presidency. She worked many years in the Salt Lake Temple. Bernice loved to crochet and bake. She was a great cook! One of her greatest joys in life has been delivering her home-baked "goodies" and homemade items to friends and family. Bernice was a hard worker. She worked at the BlueBird in Grantsville for Sterl Halladay. She also assisted Lynn Strickland at his beauty salon. She loved to work in her yard. She is survived by three of her four children, Bill (Carolyn), Pat (Alan) Chatwin, and Bob (Phyllis). She is also survived by two sisters, LaVon Ison of Bloomington, Indiana and Sandra Outzen of Tooele, Utah. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Albert and her daughter Carolee Renberg. She was the proud grandmother of 15 grandchildren and 59 great-grandchildren. She had one great-grandchildren. A bright and shining light is no longer in our lives. There will be a viewing Monday Dec. 9 from 6-8 p.m. at the Grantsville Stake Center, 550 East Durfee. There will also be a viewing prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday Dec. 10 followed by the funeral at 11:00 a.m. This will also be at 550 East Durfee. Interment will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery following the funeral. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Linda Charles Swartz

"Teacher Forever"
Linda Swartz, 71, of Grantsville, Utah, returned to her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. She was born in Tooele, Utah on August 9, 1942 and lived most of her young life in Grantsville. She attended Utah State University and graduated with a BA in Education. She taught physical education in California for 20 years and counseled six years, with 22 of those years at Hiram W. Johnson High School where she taught dance, coached volleyball and counseled. She moved to Henderson, Nevada, in 1992 and was a counselor at Southern Nevada Vocational Technical Center for 11 years. After being retired for a year, she returned to a part-time librarian job at the University of Southern Nevada. She met the love of her life, Jack Swartz, who was also a physical education teacher and coach, and they were married for 31 years. Their favorite past-time was going on cruises or traveling through their time-share exchanges. They coached swimming together and officiated volleyball together. Teaching and sports were a great part of their lives. She taught chair exercise, water aerobics and line dancing at the community clubhouse/pool and enjoyed swimming and/or walking every day. She was also a member of the Mountain View Red Hatters. Linda was very active in her Shadow Canyon Ward, and loved to work at the Las Vegas Temple. She was preceded in death by her parents Jesse and Leona Charles, her husband Jack Swartz, and her brother-in-law Wayne Edwards. She is survived by sisters Kathleen Edwards, Karen Hamm, DeAnna Linares (Danny), Mary Charles and her brother Dick Charles; her stepchildren Joe Swartz (Kathy), aPatrick Swartz (Melinda), Pete Swartz (Peggy), and Jonnie Lee Wright. The memorial service will be held at the Grantsville 7th ward, 415 W. Apple St., Grantsville, on Saturday, November 23 at 12:00 noon. Family visitation will be from 11:00011:45 a.m. Services are being provided by Didericksen Memorial.
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Richard McComack Sr.

Richard McComack Sr formerly of Trenton, Texas, the last of a great tribe and a WWII Veteran, peacefully returned to Jesus on November 13, 2013 at the home of his daughter Shelley Durrant of Vernon, Utah. Born February 17, 1925 to William Thomas & Mary Jane (Molly) Spradlin McComack in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Didericksen Memorial in Grantsville, Utah. He was the youngest of 11 children. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, siblings, wife; Kay Fuller McComack, a daughter; Theresa Thiele and one great-grandson; Colton Billingsley. Richard is survived by wife, Laura Durrant McComack, Sherman, TX, three daughters; Helen Darline, husband Terry Williams of Blanco,Oklahoma, Mary Rochelle Durrant of Vernon, Utah, Laura Ellen McComack and partner Chad Cox of Bonham, Texas and two sons; Richard Jr. and wife Vicki McComack of Pottsboro, Texas, Jesse R and wife Amie McComack of Lone Oak, Texas. 20 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren & four 2nd-great grandchildren. He left quite a legacy. Visitation and Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the Vernon Ward Chapel. Visitation from 11:30-12:15 funeral at 12:30. Interment at Vernon Cemetery.
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John Joseph Lawless

John Joseph Lawless was born on March 11, 1934 to George Aloyisus and Clara Gertrude (Scherer) Lawless in Ironton, Ohio. He was the youngest of five children, graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Ironton and then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. It was the Air Force that brought John to the Ordnance Depot in Tooele, Utah where he met his partner in crime Flora Jane Burger. After serving three years overseas in France and England, John and Flora were married on St Patricks Day March 17, 1956 at St. Marguerite Catholic Church in Tooele, Utah. Four children were born of this marriage. John had a love for Notre Dame Football which he passed on to his grandchildren. He kept an immaculate yard, had a knack for giving nicknames to loved ones and had a strong love for his faith. John started working for Sperry Utah Engineering Company in May 1957 and was employed by Sperry/Unisys/L-3 Communications for 38 years, retiring in 1995 as a Supervisor in the Engineering Development Laboratory. John was proceeded in death by his parents, three sisters, one brother, and two year old daughter Loretta Anne. John is survived by, his wife Flora, children Mark Steven (Danette) of Salt Lake City, Gregory Paul (Jamie) of Tooele and daughter Mary Anne Mills (Harley) of Gettysburg, PA. Nine grandchildren Charles (Jennifer) Lawless, James Lawless, Ryan (Katie) Rydalch, Whitney (Joe) Rakes, John Siniscalchi, Micaela Lawless, Katie & Christine Lawless, Colin Lawless and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at St. Marguerite Catholic Church 15 South 7th Street. A viewing will be held on Friday, November 15th from 6-8p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, November 16th at 10:00 a.m. Internment at Mount Calvary Cemetery 4th Avenue and T Street, Salt Lake City, Utah. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Marguerite Catholic School at 15 South 7th Street. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Marion Kim Gong

Marion Kim Gong passed away peacefully October 21, 2013 in the company of her daughter and grandson. She was 91 years old and died of age-related causes. Marion was born June 15, 1922 in San Francisco, California to Gee Ching and Ho Chan Lee. She married Milton Ronald Gong on September 9, 1953. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Oakland temple. They had two children, Kathryn (Russ) Jones, of Grantsville, Utah; and Richard of Belmont, California. Marion graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (Cal Berkeley) in Home Economics and Food Science in 1942. She remained an avid Cal Bears football fan throughout her life. She worked most of her life as an electrical tester at Lenkurt, a division of General Telephone and Electric but had many other jobs, such as food service supervisor at Stanford Hospital, food analyst for the US Army, and troubleshooting or repairing ATM machines. Marion and her immediate family joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1966. She enjoyed serving for many years in the Family History Center and in various other callings. Marion was known as being quiet, happy, intelligent, and talented in many areas. She enjoyed cooking, 49ers and Cal football, pets, and watching late night movies. Marion lived most of her life in Belmont, California but came to live in Utah in 2007. She lived at Cottage Glen Assisted Living and Diamond Jane’s Assisted Living, where she most recently resided. She liked the small town atmosphere of our county but sorely missed the mild Bay Area weather. Marion is survived by her two children; grandson, Gary M. Jones; and by a sister, Alta (Ben) Yip of San Francisco, California. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Elizabeth (Ed) Chong. Following her requests, no services will be held. Marion will be buried with her husband at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, California on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. Her family would like to thank her many health care providers, assisted living staff, and Pine Mountain Health Care and Hospice. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Best Friends Animal Society or your local animal shelter. Arrangements entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, (435) 277-0050.
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Joe G. DeHerrera

1950-2013
On Saturday, October 19, 2013, our very special angel returned to heaven. Joe Gilbert DeHerrera (Jackie) was born December 22, 1950 to Gilbert and Inez DeHerrera in Center, Colorado. He grew up in Center where he worked hard with his father and brothers until 1968 when he left to serve his country. During this time he traveled to many places and came home with many stories. In 1981 he met and fell in love with his soul mate, Virginia. They then moved to Tooele where he worked at Deseret Chemical Depot until he retired in 2008. He loved to be with his family. He especially loved the time he spent watching his boys play football and taking long drives with his daughter. He loved everyone and was always willing to lend a helping hand. He always took time out to make everyone feel special. He took pride in his family. He loved to brag about his children, especially his baby girl, Inez. Jackie and Virginia shared a rare kind of love that you usually only find in fairy tales. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; daughter, Inez; sons', Jackie (Kenzie), Daniel (Joell), and Adam (KeKe) DeHerrera; his loving mother, Inez DeHerrera. He is also survived by brothers and sisters: Janice, Steve, Louise, Michael, Leroy, Anthony, Charles, and Arnold; his special Uncle Frank and Aunt Susan DeHerrera; his five beautiful grandchildren; his special Godson, Isaiah; also many nieces and nephews, including Steve, Jeremy, Josh, Gilbert, Danny, Isaac, Stephanie, and Crystal, who were very special to him. He was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert DeHerrera; son, Henry DeHerrera; and sister-in-law, Barbara Apodaca. Jackie, you will be greatly missed and will forever be in our hearts. W love you more than words could ever express. Visitation will be at 11:00 am on Thursday at St. Marguerites Catholic Church with funeral mass to follow at 12:00 pm. Interment will follow at Tooele City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Susan Diana Phelps

1965 - 2013
Susan Diana Phelps passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ in Grantsville, Utah during the first week of October, 2013. Susan was a member of MENSA, an avid pet-lover, and active in her Mormon church. Her family is rejoicing that she has found peace and love in the arms of her heavenly father. She is survived by her mother, two sisters, her step-mother, step-sister, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephew. Memorial services will be held in the near future. Leave condolences at didericksenmemorial.com
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Richard Ray (Dick) Johnston

Richard Ray (Dick) Johnston passed away peacefully Oct 12, 2013 surrounded by his family. He was born May 1, 1928 in Gillette, Wyoming to Manning and Bethel Rowe Johnston. He married Shirley Watson September 27, 1946. Later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple December 22, 1998.  Dick moved to Grantsville in 1943 and graduated from Grantsville High School in 1946. He loved playing all sports and played in the State Basketball Championship in 1946. He played for Utah State on a scholarship. He worked for U.S. Lime from 1957 to 1993. He became the superintendent and later went on to become General Manager of Flux and Dolomite. In 1997 he was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He served as a member of the Bishopric of the Grantsville 3rd Ward. They are the parents of 5 children: Deanna (Paul) Matthews, Richard Craig Johnston, Debra (Jack) Allred, Jana Ruybal, Jolynn (Bob) Conrad; 12 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. 3 sisters, Audrey Maycock, Phillis McQuay, and Marge Gull. He is preceded in death by his Parents, sister Audrey, and son Richard Craig (Dude). Funeral services will be held on Friday October 18, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. the LDS Church located at 428 S Hale, in Grantsville. A viewing will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to services. Interment will follow at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Kaye Petersen Horrocks

Kaye Petersen Horrocks, born April 29, 1936 in Brigham City, Ut. Graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education. Married Harold K. Horrocks on July 29, 1960 in the Logan temple. Moved to Tooele and taught elementary school K through 3rd grade at Central Center, Harris Elementary and Stansbury for 34+ years. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Survived by her sister, Nedra Rasmussen of Upland, CA; sister-in-law, June Erickson of Tooele; brother-in-law, Donald Fay Horrocks (Vilia) of Kelso, WA; and many nephews and nieces. Preceded in death by her husband, parents, and brother. A viewing will be held Friday night from 6-8 pm at the LDS chapel (Tooele 17th Ward) located at 132 N 570 E. Funeral service will be held Saturday from 11:30 - 12:30 with a viewing prior from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the same location. Interment at the Tooele City Cemetery.
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William C. Hildebrand, Sr.

11/1/42 - 10/3/13
I was born November 1, 1942 to my loving parents Calvin and Evelyn Hildebrand. I am the last to reunite with my parents, sister and brothers, Geraldine Childs, Jim Hildebrand and Lester Hildebrand and my first wife Mickie (Michelle) Hildebrand. I left behind my loving wife Frances Evans Hildebrand along with our children, Bill & Mary Jo Evans, Lori & Brent Longhurst, William & Buffie Hildebrand Jr., Frances Kay & Vince Hernandez, Scott & Vickie Hildebrand, Dusty Hildebrand & Chelsy Walters, Amy & Jared Gillett and granddaughter we raised together Katie Michele Hildebrand, also many grandchildren and great grandchildren whom I love and will miss with all my heart. I spent my life with family and best friend Dallas Holman in the outdoors, camping, fishing and hunting. Wendover Friday night Buffet was always time I enjoyed with my wife. I owned W.C. Hildebrand Roofing Company for 30 years and Custom Touch Taxidermy with my sons. I completed my “Bucket List” the last few months of my life, as well as spending time with my family deer hunting and happy at home with my wife. Special thanks to Dr. Ronald Trudel who took wonderful care of me, which allowed me to have the extra time to complete my list, and to Barbara & Cherylynn, my angels from Harmony Home Health & Hospice. At my request there will be no services held. In lieu of flowers please send donations to help my loving wife with medical expenses at Mountain America Credit Union, William C. Hildebrand, Sr. memorial account. Time for me to say goodbye, raise a glass for me, I liked Tequila and Jager. Make sure to get the right bottle… I’m heading up the mountain.

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Mary Silva Brown

Mary Silva Brown passed away peacefully in her sleep while doing one of the things she loved most, traveling with her sweetheart Jerry in Oregon. She was born August 1, 1960 to Don and Brenda Silva in Vallejo Ca. Mary graduated with high honors from Grantsville High School in 1978. She received her AS degree from Snow College where she graduated with high honors in 1980. She earned her BS and MS degrees in Sociology from USU where again she received high academic honors. Mary was very proud of her academic accomplishments, she maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her academic pursuits. She married her man Jerry D. Brown June 21, 1986 in Las Vegas NV. Mary worked for the Utah State Division of Family Services for 30 years where she wrote and presented many of the training programs used by DCFS today. In 2000, the Governor honored her for her tireless work when he named her Utah State employee of the year. She retired in December to spend quality time with her family. Mary and Jerry made their home in the Salt Lake valley where they raised their son Nicholas Brown. They later moved back home to Grantsville. Mary loved to travel with her family, Jerry, Nick his wife Jenny and Mary’s two “handsomes” and the loves of her life her twin grandsons Alex and Andy. Mary suffered with Jerry as they traveled around the country to watch his beloved Cubbies lose. She loved to talk and could make a friend wherever she went. Our lives will be much too quiet without her. Mary is survived by her husband Jerry, their son Nick and his wife Jenny, and their sons Alex and Andy, parents Don and Brenda Silva, brothers Don (Treasa), Andy (Lola), Ray (Laurie) and Bucky (Shelly), many nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who loved her very much. She was preceded in death by her mother and father in-law DeVone and Florence Brown and her maternal and paternal grandparents. In accordance with Mary’s wishes she was cremated. Funeral mass will be held Friday September 27th from 11am to noon at St Marguerite Catholic Church, 15 S 7th St in Tooele Utah. Graveside service will follow mass at the Grantsville cemetery. A visitation luncheon for friends and family will be held at St Marguerite from 1pm to 4pm.
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Jack Matthews Brown

Jack Matthews Brown, 95, passed away on Friday, September 13, 2013. He was born February 12, 1918 in Grantsville, Utah to Jasper Dearden and Ada Elizabeth Matthews Brown. While growing up in Grantsville, Jack worked on the Brown's Ranch in Skull Valley learning a great work ethic from his father and brothers. Hard work never hurt anybody. Jack graduated from Grantsville High School in 1936. He attended Utah State University for one year before being drafted into the Army to serve his country in World War II. He served from May of 1942 until he was honorably discharged in December of 1945. He married Donna Jean Koford on October 26th, 1947, and their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on September 3rd, 1954. Jack was a farmer and made a living for his family with his dairy, working alongside his two sons. In 1978, he moved his dairy to Weiser, Idaho, where he continued to milk until 1998. Jack served on the State Farm Bureau Board and was also the Tooele County Farm Bureau President. He served as President of the Grantsville South Willow Irrigation Company, and devoted countless hours on the Grantsville City Council. He loved Politics and was actively involved with the Republican Party. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where he served in many positions. Jack and Donna are the parents of three children: Greg (Donna), Gary (Ann), both of Weiser, Idaho, and Denise (Todd) Fawson of Grantsville. They also have 12 grandchildren, and 28 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister Beth, and three brothers; J. Keith, R. Maurice, and Quinten J. He is survived by one sister, Rachel Smith. Funeral services for Jack will be Wednesday, September 18th, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. in the Clark/2nd Ward LDS chapel located 81 N. Chruch Street, Grantsville, Utah. Visitation Tuesday September 17th, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the same building, and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Interment in the Grantsville City Cemetery with Military Honors. Service entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Varnell J. Herzog

Varnell J. Herzog passed away August 31, 2013. He was born in Mapleton, Idaho to Joseph John Herzog and Arvlyn Gleed on Aug 3, 1933. Varnell was the most loving, caring, and gentle man to everyone he ever met. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Alice; his sons', Ronnie (Connie), Roger (Traci), Russell; daughter, Star; daughter-in-law, Penny Herzog; 9 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild; 5 sisters; and several others he dearly loved. Preceded in death by his son, Randy; his parents; and a sister. Varnell's wishes were to be cremated. In lieu of flowers, an account has been setup in his name to help cover funeral expenses at HeritageWest Credit Union. Family and friends are invited to his home (216 Highland Dr) to celebrate his life on Sat, Sept 7, at 12:00 noon til later that evening. A light lunch will be served. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Jack Harold Angel

The son of John S. Angel and Vonda May Angel, was called home to his Heavenly Father on Aug 23, 2013. Jack was born on Nov 22, 1946 in Tooele, Utah. He was the oldest of 4 children. His siblings are Jill Angel, Ross Angel, Joni Angel Ellis. He graduated from Grantsville High School then went into the US Navy. He was married to Ricki Lewis (later divorced) and had 2 sons, Martin Angel and Sam Angel. Preceded in death by his father, John S. Angel; sister, Joni L. Ellis; nephew, Adam T. Angel; and son, Todd Stanley Angel. Jack will be missed greatly by family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Thurs, August 29, at the Grantsville Community Center (236 W Plum St). Interment will follow at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Viola Knutson

Viola W Knutson left this world holding her husband's hand, walking towards the lord and savior on Monday 19, 2013. Born in Vergennes Illinois on May 1st, 1931 to Elva Wells Landreth and Myrtle Fox Landreth. She was the 8th of 10 children and she has 2 surviving siblings; Arthur (June) Landreth and Clyde Bruce (Linda) Landreth. Losing her mother at 9 years old, she traveled to Oakland California and then back to Jerome Idaho. That is where she met Loren G. Knutson who she married in a beautiful orchard with two other couples at the same time! This triple wedding (which was posted in the local paper) happened on July 7th, 1946 and was later sealed in the temple September 12th, 1984. Viola had 6 children while also taking in her sister's 3 children for 2 years as well as her husband's cousin's 5 children for only a year. As an avid reader, she and two 2 friends went to city hall trying and succeeding to start up a bookmobile right here in Tooele County. She and Loren also helped to start a square dancing club and a riding club. She was an amazing Avon Reprehensive for 42 years while being #1 in the county. She has even signed up someone you know. She helped build the house she's lived in for years, even helped out by working on the roof. She also would help Loren work the septic tank cleaning business, by cleaning him off with a hose if he fell in. She would volunteer at the Grantsville Senior Center. She loved helping others and her little town. She also had many church callings such as the library, and scouting were her favorites. She absalutly loved singing in the ward choir and with the Relief Society in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Her 5 sons and daughter are her pride and joy. Barry (Pam), Ramona Hurst, Steven, Ricky (Barbara), Doug (Brenda) and Roger She was preceded in death by her husband Loren, parents, 7 siblings, in-laws, husband's siblings and spouses, and grandson Cody Knutson. She leaves behind her 6 children and spouses, 2 brothers and spouses, 2 brother-in-laws and spouses, and a sister-in-law, 24 grandchildren and spouses, 31 1/2 (the half hasn't been born yet) great grandchildren. There will be a viewing on Friday August 23, 2013 at 6pm to 8pm at the LDS 3rd ward located at 428 S. Hale St, Gransville, Ut. Services will start at 11am with a viewing at 10am on Saturday August 24 2013. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Bryan Tyler De Laney

Bryan Tyler De Laney was born May 31, 1995 to Bryan and Danielle De Laney. He was taken tragically in an auto accident on August 9, 2013. Tyler is a great kid, loved by all that know him. He would do anything for anyone. Tyler has the ability to make instant friends with anyone he meets. He can put a smile on anyone's face and make them laugh. Tyler was an avid bowler, enjoying his time competitive bowling or just bowling with his family. He also took great joy in the fact that he didn't have to try very hard to beat his dad anymore. Tyler went through his school years in Grantsville. Although through high school he hated school, he loved his teachers. His greatest passions in life were his family, friends, and participating in the FCCLA club. He enjoyed the opportunity it gave him to travel the country. Tyler loved his time working at his job at Soelberg's. More than the pay he received, he just enjoyed talking to people. He always looked forward to our two big camping trips every year and the time he was able to spend with his family. Tyler is survived by his parents, Bryan and Danielle; sister BreAnn, brothers, Zachary, Joshua, and Matthew. He is also survived by his Grandparents Roger and Faye De Laney and Judy Atkinson, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his Grandpa Richard Atkinson, Uncle Rodney De Laney, and cousin Michael Atkinson. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 on Tuesday, August 13, at the Grantsville 11th ward chapel (410 Shelley Lane). There will be a viewing Monday night, August 12 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm and again on Tuesday 10:00 am prior to services at the same location. Tyler, you will be missed by so many. You haved touched so many lives and will continue to do so. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Carol Ann Tall

Carol Ann Bononcini Tall passed away on August 1, 2013. She was born in Cañon City Colorado to Victor and Anna Bononcini. She married Gary Fullmer Tall (deceased) on January 18 1963. They had 3 kids, Darin Victor Tall, Christine Tall Gelvin (deceased) and Ronda Kim Tall. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and eldest daughter. She had an amazing sense of humor and a creative spirit in crafts and cooking which she passed down to her children and grandchildren. She left behind her Italian legacy with which we all cherish and enjoy. She will be deeply missed and never forgotten. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050. Leave condolences as didericksenmemorial.com.
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Robert Kirk Williams

Robert Kirk Williams passed away peacefully Monday, July 22, 2013 due to complications from an extended illness. He was born August 14, 1949 in Tooele, UT to Hans and Leota Severe Williams. Kirk was raised on his parents ranch in Skull Valley, Ut. He married Bonnie Gustaveson from Grantsville and together they had a son, Dennis. He later married Karen Pat Cook from Grantsville and together they had a daughter, Alison Lee. As a young boy growing up in Skull Valley, he would spend most of his time with Raymon Severe, his cousin and closest friend. They would spend their days doing the ranch work, hauling hay and horseback riding. His mother would make her famous tuna sandwiches which would be a little hard to get down after being in a hot saddle bag on the desert all day. His father, Hans taught him to play the guitar and together with various band members, he performed at Grantsville's Old Folk's Sociable, 4th of July Festival, family reunions, Moose and Eagle's Lodge, Ophir Days, dances around Tooele County and Benefit dances. He always looked forward to these occasions as he loved his music and the joy it brought to so many. Kirk would close each dance event by singing, “The Party's Over”. He drove stock trucks for many years and it was said of by some of the pro's that he was one of the best at handling a semi. Kirk dearly loved his children and grandsons, Kaleb and Gage and always remembered their birthdays and Christmas. When he knew “his boys” were coming for a visit, he would make sure that the candy tin was ready. Kirk had a generous heart and keen wit that could always lift our spirits. We love you and will surely miss your “one-liners” that gave us so much laughter. Until the day comes when we're together once again, we'll not say goodbye but we'll say see ya later. Your loving family. Survived by brother, Kent Williams (Renee); son, Denny Williams; daughter Ali Daniels (Roger); grandsons’, Kaleb and Gage Daniels, ex-wife, Bonnie Williams, and ex-wife Patti Cook. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, July 26, at Grantsville City Cemetery. There will be no viewing prior to services. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Felix G. Gomez

Felix G. Gomez Sr., 91, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2013 surrounded by his family. Felix was born in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico on February 8, 1922 to Candido Gomez and Jesse Cortez. He married his beloved wife, Agatha Romero, on February 3, 1946 and were married for 67 glorious years. Together they had five children: Pauline, Carla, Rosalie, Viola and Felix Jr. Felix served our country in WWII and he was very active in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.). They moved to Tooele, Utah in 1948 to seek employment with The Tooele Army Depot where Felix retired after 35 years of civilian service. Felix served on the Tooele City Police Reserve for seven years. He was a member of the St. Marguerites Catholic Church. Felix and Agatha shared a love of dancing and brightened up the dance hall with their grace and beauty. He also loved fishing, gardening, hunting, camping, playing blackjack in Wendover, spending time with family and friends and was an avid Utah Jazz fan. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Felix is preceded in death by his daughter Pauline, his father, Candido Gomez, his mother, Jesse Cortez, his sister Betty Herrera and his brothers Orlando Cortez and Bernabe Martinez. He is survived by his loving wife, Agatha, his daughters, Carla (Wayde) Hamilton, Rosalie (Garry) Poloskey, Viola (Randy) Crebs, his son, Felix Jr. (Debbie), his sisters Viola Rivera and Loretta Bailon and his brothers Leroy Cortez and Ernest Gomez. He has 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. A special thanks to Joe Bittman for his loving friendship and to Barbara from Harmony Hospice for her loving support during this difficult time. Services will be held at St. Marguerites Catholic Church, 15 S. 7th Street, Tooele. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 17th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be Thursday, July 18th at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Tooele City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Eric Sutton

Eric William Sutton, 50, of Grantsville, Utah, returned to his Heavenly Father June 30, 2013. He was born in Salt Lake City on July 7, 1962 to Stanley (Bill) Sutton and Leta L. Sutton. He is survived by his parents, siblings Stacey (Sutton) Oliver, John Sutton (Paulene), Michael Sutton (Heather) and sons Derek and Parke. Eric loved spending time in the outdoors. He loved camping, fly fishing, target shooting and all sports, especially football. He also loved horses and his cat Callie. Graveside services were held at Grantsville City Cemetery Wednesday, July 3 at 11:00 am. Special thanks to all family and friends and the personnel of Intermountain Hospice whose love and support have been so comforting. God bless to all. Services entrusted to Didericksen Memorial, (435)277-0050.
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Colette Aeschbacher Yeaman
Colette Aeschbacher Yeaman passed away doing what she loved on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Colette was born on January 16, 1985 to Lynn and Kelli Aeschbacher in Idaho Falls, ID where she was raised with her three sisters. Colette, also known as “Lettie” by her loved ones, lost her mother Kelli at a young age, but soon received a gift of additional siblings and mother to her life. In 2004, she moved to Utah where she met her beloved husband, Chism and married in July 2005. They have two beautiful sons, Bryson and Dominic. She was an exceptional wife and mother who loved her little family and childhood family with all her heart. She enjoyed every minute of her time with them. She was so adventurous and excited about everything she did; even the simple things were a wonderful adventure. Colette has left her beautiful life here early to join her mother in Heaven. Colette is survived by her husband, Chism and sons, Bryson and Dominic. Parents, Lynn and Marcy Aeschbacher, plus six sisters and one brother. Her in-laws, Mike and Anita Woods, and Charles and Patricia Yeaman, plus four bother-in-laws and 2 sister-in-laws. She was preceded in death by her mother, Kelli. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the “Benevolent Account for Colette Yeaman” at any Key Bank. Funeral services will be at 11:30 p.m., Thursday, June 20, in the Grantsville LDS Apple Chapel on Apple Ave. The family will visit with friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. before services in the church. Condolences may be sent to family online at www.didericksenmemorial.com.
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Berniece B. Palmer
Berniece B. Palmer passed away on June 9, 2013 at home in Tooele, Utah from pancreatic cancer. She was born on November 26, 1923 in Rigby, Idaho to William Batt and Hazel Jane Lee. She grew up in the Bountiful area and graduated from Davis High School in 1941. Berniece then attended Utah State for 2 years where she met J. Kenneth Palmer, whom she later married. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on June 1, 1945. She lived twenty years in Grantsville before moving to Tooele in 1965. Berniece is survived by her 5 children, Kent B., Larell K. (Barbara), Marlin B. (Janiece), Lorie K. Shafer (Frank), Kenna Fletcher (Charlie); daughter-in-law, JoAnn; and a sister, Ruth Tovey. She has 25 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband; sons, Curtis Lee and Gaylen D.; parents; sister, Dorthy; brother, Bill; and a great-granddaughter, Breanna Halie White. She was an active member of the LDS church. She served a LDS mission with her husband to Baton Rouge, LA. Berniece enjoyed writing music, stories and poetry. She liked to crochet and was an avid reader. She was a member of the Emma J. Akin DUP camp. She will be missed by her family and many friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 15, 2013 at 12:00 noon at the Pinehurst Church located at 196 N. Pinehurst, in Tooele. A viewing will be held from 10:00-11:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment will follow at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Ronald Odell Harris
Ronald Odell Harris passed away peacefully at home on June 9, 2013 with his family at his side. Ronald was born Mar 20, 1933 to Odell and Thelma Harris. Ronald spent his growing up years in Faust. He attended schools in Vernon and Tooele. Ronald served an LDS mission to Denmark and served a tour of duty with the Armed Forces, including Korea. He married Gracia Peterson Aug 17, 1956 in the LDS Salt Lake temple. Survived by his wife; daughter and son-in-law, Janae and Richard Young; 4 grandchildren, Tandy (Travis), Brian (Cami), Shawn (Samantha), and Lindsey (Eric); 6 great grandchildren; brothers, Neil (Pam), Ardell (Cindy); sister, Nola Sherrod; and sister-in-law, Karen Johnson; and nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; sister, Gayle, children, Kevin, Shelli, and Joelynn. Services will be held Saturday, June 15, at 12:30 at the Vernon LDS chapel. A viewing will be held from 11:00 to 12:00 prior to services. Burial will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Albert Frank Ogden
Albert Frank Ogden died June 5. He was born March 9, 1926 in Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y., to George Milton and Florence Grogan Ogden. He was the third of six boys. He entered the US Naby in February 1944 and served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. His sea assignments took him from Alaska, through the Panama Canal (4 times) to Aruba. He was active in putting troops ashore in Inchon, Korea, and the evacuations at Wonsan and Hungnam during the Korean War. Basho and Yokosuka, Japan, were his overseas assignments. DeNang, Vietnam, was his last overseas assignment where he worked with civilian personnel. His shore duty assignments hee was most proud of were NROTC Instructor at the University of Nebraska and the assignment at the Post Graduate School, Monterey, Caif., which was cut short when he was transferred to Dugway Proving Grounds where he met Betty Nelson of Grantsville. They were married in 1963. He retired from the Navy in August 1966 as a Chief Petty Officer. He retired from the Tooele Army Depot in 1986 where he served as the Chemical Surety Training Instructor. He enjoyed being associated with the founding and growth of the Oquirrh Hills School, the Mental Retardation Association of Utah, and the state and local VFW posts. He was on the crew that worked for the Grantsville Little League that went all the way to win the championship. He also enjoyed working in the yard, reading about military history, completing the daily crossword puzzle, the first snow fall, playing with Candace and seeing his friends “downtown.” He loved the Navy and was proud of his service. He is survived by his wife, Betty Nelson, and children Bradley and Candace; Rita Morgan (Dave), San Francisco; and his brothers Raymond (Mary) of Atwater, Calif., and Milton of Fresno, Calif. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 11 at 11 a.m. There will be a viewing at 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. prior to the service at the Grantsville LDS West Stake Center located at 115 E Cherry St. Interment will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Audrey Fern Drysdale Phelps
Audrey Fern Drysdale Phelps, a former resident of the Blackfoot, Idaho area, passed away in her daughter's home in Grantsville, Utah, surrounded by her family, on June 4, 2013. She was 86 years old, and died of natural causes related to age. Fern was born August 29, 1926 in Christopher, Illinois, to Isaac and Callie Drysdale, and was the 4th of 13 children. She grew up in Southern Illinois where she met Lawrence Robin Phelps. They were married January 5, 1946, and they had 10 children. Their second child, Jonnie Mark, died at 8 months old. In 1960, she moved with her children to Thomas, Idaho. Lawrence soon joined her, and together they raised their family in the Snake River school district. Fern was very active in the LDS church, and devoted her whole life to serving her children and her God. She and Lawrence divorced in 1972 and they both remained unmarried. Lawrence preceded her in death August 22, 1996. She was also preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kimberly Fern Phelps Scott, and 2 infant great-granddaughters. Our mother has left a legacy of faith, and we will miss her so much! She is survived by her children, Karen (Dennis) Hone, Blackfoot, Idaho; Robin (Ken) White, Bountiful, Utah; Brenton (Lar) Phelps, Firth, Idaho; Brad (Ruth) Phelps, Grantsville, Utah; Darla (Larry) Allen, South Jordan, Utah; Hal (Janis) Phelps, Groveland, Idaho; Dee Ann (Darrell) Allen, Grantsville, Utah; Kathy (Trent) Baker, Grantsville, Utah; Rick (Janell) Phelps, Grantsville, Utah. Also, 58 grandchildren, and 121 great-grandchildren; 6 siblings: Fay Key, of Christopher, IL; Frank Drysdale, Sesser, IL; Gay Hall, Benton, IL; Myrna Hamilton, Chattanooga, TN; Marion Drysdale, St. Louis, MO; Nita Wright, Benton, IL; And many nieces and nephews. A viewing will be held Friday, June 14, from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Grantsville LDS Stake Center, 550 E. Durfee St, Grantsville, UT. The funeral services will also be held in the Stake Center on Saturday, June 15, at 11:00 a.m. (viewing 9:30 - 10:40 a.m.) Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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George Larry Rupp 
 November 23, 1942 - June 4, 2013
 George Larry Rupp, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away on June 4, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with Melanoma, brain and lung cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family. Larry was born on November 23, 1942, to George Surman Rupp and Florence Rupp in Tooele, Utah. He graduated from Grantsville High School in 1961 and attended Weber State University, University of Utah, and New York Regents College completing his Bachelor's of Science Degree in 1990. He proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1967. He worked as a police officer with the Utah Highway Patrol from 1973 to 1986. He worked at Bill Anselmi's Car Dealership from 1986 to 1988, and retired from Dugway Proving Ground in 2005. He married his best friend and sweetheart Bonnie Rydalch, October 16, 1975, in Elko, Nevada. He was the father of two children, Shawn L. (Toni) Rupp and Lisa Coles. He was the proud grandfather of three grandchildren, Bethany, Carly and Jarod Coles. He is also survived by three brothers, Paul (Becky), Joe (Marsha), and Glade (Melody), as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Robert Dale, Kenneth K. and Brent Noel Rupp. His wit, stories, and sense of humor will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him. His hobbies included reading, guns, hunting, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. Visitation will be held June 7, 2013, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Grantsville Stake Center, 115 East Cherry Street, Grantsville, UT. Visitation will also be held on June 8, 2013, from 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. at the Grantsville Stake Center with the funeral to follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in the Grantsville City Cemetery. The family wishes to express sincere gratitude to the Department of Veterans' Affairs, the Huntsman Cancer Institute, Garden Terrace, and to everyone who gave of themselves to help Larry fight the good fight. Semper Fi, Spock! Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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William D. Costanzo (Billy)
January 11, 1979 – June 1, 2013, Billy (34) passed away June 1, 2013 from complications with pneumonia. Loving son, brother, grandson, uncle and nephew, he was born to Peter W. (Bill) and Jeri Howard Costanzo in Salt Lake City. He attended school and resided in Tooele. Billy loved to fish, listen to music, watch movies, and family outings in the canyons. Survived by parents, sisters and brother, Tammie, Krisi (Michael) Schaff, and Allen. Uncles and aunts; Jack (Sarah Lee) Howard, Joel Wilson, Rose (Mondell) Batt and Anna Robertson. Nieces and Nephews, Amber, Cooper, Melissa, Rebecca, and Jessica Costanzo, Michael (Tony), Kayli, and Kristian Schaff and many cousins. Preceded in death by Grandparents William and Anne Costanzo and William and Rita Howard, brother Peter J. Costanzo and aunt Janice Howard Wilson. Visitation will be Thursday June 6, 6:00-8:00pm with prayer vigil 7:00pm at St Marguerite Catholic Church, 15 S. 7th Street, Tooele. Funeral Mass, Friday, June 7, 11am, friends may call 1 hour prior. In lieu of flowers request donations to the family for funeral expenses or to New Reflection House, 525 E. 700 South, Tooele.
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Jeanette Mathews Francom
Jeanette Mathews Francom 1941-2013 Jeanette Mathews Francom, 71, died May 26, 2013, at home, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Jeanette was born on November 27, 1941 in Los Angeles, California to James Willard and Ethel Roper Mathews. She married her sweetheart James Niel Francom on April 22, 1961 in the Manti, Utah LDS Temple. She graduated from Juab High School in 1960. She continued her education to become a Licensed Practical Nurse, graduating in 1961. She is an amazing example of love and service to all who knew her. Jeanette’s greatest love is her husband, children and their families. She loved to have her family around and delighted in their talents and accomplishments. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and shared her testimony of the gospel through her words and deeds. She served in many callings throughout her life, most recently as the primary pianist. She was very talented musically, in both voice and on the piano. She could listen, without judgment and her shoulder and her hugs were available to any who needed them. She retired from Rocky Mountain Care Center in Tooele, in October 2006 after many years serving in the Alzheimer ward. She is survived by her husband, Niel, and her children: Roger (Dana) Francom, Grantsville; Denise (Alan) Baldy, Grantsville; Christine (Tom) McMahon, Grantsville; David (Gina) Francom, Grantsville; Melissa (Laef) Wallin, Grace, Idaho; Janice (Rick) Helm, Grantsville; Michelle (Ken) Holm, Riverton, Utah; Darin (Felicia) Francom, Riverton, Utah; 29 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; brothers: James (Diane) Mathews, Bountiful, Utah; Russell (Donna) Mathews, Santa Maria, California; sisters: Donna (Dick) Woods, Medford, Oregon; Lola (Mark) Koppe, Elko, Nevada. She was preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law, David Dunn. We know she celebrated a great reunion with all her loved ones who have passed before her, including many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 31, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. There will be a viewing Thursday May 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m. and at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service at the Grantsville West Stake Center – 115 E Cherry. Interment will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Thank you to the many health care workers and friends that have assisted her over the last several months.
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Peggy Mae Scott
Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend Peggy Mae Scott passed away May 19th, 2013 surrounded by her treasured family and friends. While she loved her family here on Earth we can take solace in the notion she has been reunited with her family that have passed before her, whom she loved and adored so much. Peggy was born on April 27th, 1944 in Tooele, UT the youngest daughter of Benjamin Franklin & Ella Emily Hunt of Grantsville, UT where she grew up. She met Robert B Scott Jr. and they married on October 7th, 1961. They made their home in Tooele. Peggy graduated from Cosmetology school and became an award winning hair stylist, a career which she enjoyed for many years. She and Bob also raised three boys; Bobby, Curtis and Brian all of whom she claimed was her greatest accomplishment in life. She lived for her kids and grandkids. Peggy enjoyed playing the guitar and singing, writing songs and poetry. She was an excellent interior decorator and created beautiful flower arrangements for every occasion and loved ones homes. Above all she loved her family. Her most precious moments were spending time with family and friends at the family cabin in southern Utah, around a mountain campfire or in her meticulously landscaped backyard of which she was very proud. She is survived by her husband Robert Bruce Scott Jr. Sons: Robert Bruce Scott III, Curtis Ben Scott and Brian Glen (Brenda) Scott. Six grandchildren: Rhiannon Scott, Cheyenne Robyn Scott, Cassidy Ann Scott, Halen Gage Scott, Darian Paige Scott, Myleigh Sage Scott. Sisters: Luahna “LaWana” Ruth (Duane) Dickman, Ramona (Frank) Taylor and brother Max Bennie “Tubby” (Nadine) Hunt. And countless precious cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Benjamin Franklin & Ella Emily Hunt, elder siblings Thelma Jane (Art) Peasnall, Arthur Thomas “Bud” (Lenore) Hunt, Darlene Ada (Earl) Bolinder, Fawn Ellis (Fustine) Hunt, Junior Taylor (Laverne) Hunt and Evelyn Ella (Frank) Hoffman. A memorial service for her family, relatives and friends will be held Thursday, May 23 at the LDS Little Mountain Ward Church at 777 East Skyline Dr. Viewing will be at 9:30 AM, services at 11:00 AM, Internment at the Tooele City Cemetery at 1:00 PM.
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Hildegard Dukes
Hildegard Kaethe Frieda Sieck Dukes left this earthly life on May 15, 2013, in Tooele, Utah, to return to her Heavenly Father. She passed away peacefully at home. Hildegard was born in Frankfurt/Oder, Germany, on September 21, 1924, to Frieda Sieck. In 1959, she met her sweetheart, Wilson Dukes, and they were married on December 22, 1961. Later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Mom loved being with her family the most as well as doing temple work, sewing, baking the most wonderful German cakes, and traveling. She is survived by her husband, Wilson, children, Christine (Allen, deceased) and Thomas (Janet), and close cousins that were like brothers and sister to her, Hans Weber, Renate Weber and Wolfgang Weber, in Hamburg Germany. There will be a viewing at the Tooele 17th Ward on Thursday May 23, 2013 at 11:30 am, at 132 N 520 East, Tooele, UT. Funeral services will follow at 12:15pm. The burial will take place at the Tooele Cemetery following the funeral services. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Miranda Anderson
Miranda Anderson, born April 13, 2006, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on May 12, 2013. Our little Angel went home to her mansion in heaven doing what she loved—four-wheeling with her family. She loved her parents, grandparents, and her two brothers whom she looked up to. She loved her aunts, uncles, cousins, as well as her church family. She loved painting her toes and going camping. She loved Hello Kitty, her favorite character. She loved being strong and salty and being in church. She loved her dogs, helping others and singing. But most of all she loved Jesus. Miranda is survived by her father, Daniel Anderson; mother, Kamie Anderson; brothers Anthony, Lambert, and Michael Anderson; grandparents Nancy Barrett, Frank Barrett, Judy Nielsen, and Tony Rider; as well as a large extended family. She is proceeded in death by her grandpas Michael Anderson, Thomas Nielsen; uncle Michael Anderson; and aunt Michelle Anderson. You will be missed so much more than you know. We all love you Mir Mir. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 18 at the Bible Baptist Church, 286 North 7th Street, Tooele. A viewing will be held from 6-8 pm on Friday, May 17th at the same location. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Kevin LaMar Hackford
Kevin LaMar Hackford passed away March 13, 2013, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Kevin loved camping, fishing, the outdoors, and woodwork. His biggest treasure, though, was his 11-year old son, Trevor. He loved to do everything with his little buddy, even if it was just passing around a ball. Trevor was his life. He gave Kevin so much joy. Kevin had a huge heart. He was a great son, dad, brother, and friend. He brought laughter to anyone who knew him and loved him. He will be forever missed by us all. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Leneta and Bill Walk; father and stepmother, Dave and Shannon Hackford; sons, Trevor Hackford and Michael Richmond; long time companion, Shelly Vario, mother of Trevor; brothers, Arnie Walk, Mitch (Diana) Walk; Tracy (Mary) Walk; Justin (Marci) Benson; sisters, Melody (Glade) Rupp, Karen (Hackford) Walter; Carlinda (Lynn) Truman; Debra (Keith) Davis, Margaret (Herv’e) Omara; four grandsons and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother, Don Morgan; two nephews, Jamie and Donny Golder; three uncles, Mark, Robert, and Clay Nielsen; Grandparents, Mark and Amy Nielsen, and Melivn and Fontella Hackford. We want to thank Harmony Hospice, especially Barbara and Guy. They made an unbearable situation, bearable for Kevin and our family. They have the biggest hearts we could ever ask for and the most compassion we could ever imagine. Thanks Barbara and Guy. We will miss you Kevin, more than you could imagine but we are also so thankful that you are now at peace and there will be no more pain. Rest in Peace, Kevin. We love you. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 18th at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Lorey Walters
Lorey Walters, our beloved husband, son, father, brother, and grandpa, passed away at home unexpectedly on May 2nd. He was born March 4, 1952, to Donald D. and Joyce Reynolds Walters in Tooele, Utah. His father passed away soon after his birth and was raised by Clyde “Chug” Rydalch. He was married to Pam Westring and had three beautiful daughters, Mandy, Katie, and Chelsy. He and Pam were later divorced. He later married Colleen Urry and inherited two more daughters and two sons. He served in the Army National Guard during the Vietnam War era. He was currently employed as a crane operator at Deseret Chemical Depot and planned to retire in June. He won the Past Champion Bull Rider competition in Manti in 1988 and proudly wore the belt buckle he had won that day. He lettered in baseball, football, and wrestling in high school. His hobbies included raising horses and farming, and he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He served several years as the Vice President of the Grantsville rodeo club spending countless hours helping the youth of the club. When it was required the rodeo club have two arenas, he got busy and built the second arena. He spent many hours taking his daughters and other rodeo club youth to High School rodeo competitions throughout the state. He is survived by his wife Colleen Walters, his children Amanda(Rick)Saunders, Katie(Ryan) Marshall, Chelsy Walters, Teara(Matt) Manzanares, Jonathan Spencer, Cody(Kelli) Spencer, Mindy(Bryan) Williams, His Mother Joyce Rydalch, Sister Linda(Randy) Sloan, Brother George Rydalch, many nieces and nephews, eighteen grandchildren and one great grandchild, and his devoted canine companion, Desi. He is preceded in death by his father and step father, and two grandchildren. A viewing will be held at the Durfee St. LDS Chapel in Grantsville on Wednesday, May 8th from 6-8 pm. There will also be a viewing one hour prior to his funeral on Thursday May 9th from 10-11am, with funeral services starting at 11am. Interim will be at Grantsville City Cemetery. This is where the cowboy rides away, we love you and you will be greatly missed by all.
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Robert Kelly Harris
Robert Kelly Harris, beloved son, brother, father, and friend, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013. He was born in Tooele County to Grant Henry Harris and Dorothy Ruth Rydalch Harris. Kelly loved to listen to country music, fish, hunt, ride horses, and visit with all his friends. His love for animals led him to his greatest passion, working on a ranch in Rush Valley. Kelly is survived by his children Dusty, Cody, Laramie, and Sara, sister Loralee Harris Garn, brothers Alan (Becky) Harris and Tommy Harris, as well as many nieces and nephews and his best friend, his dog, Scooby Doo. Kelly was greeted in death by his parents Grant and Dorothy. Graveside service will be held at the Grantsville City Cemetery on Friday May 3, 2013 at 3:30. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at Heritage West Credit Union under the name Robert Kelly Harris. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Estefana (Steffie) Valdez
Mama passed through this world Sunday, April 21, surrounded by her loving family. Steffie was born Oct 2, 1938 in Eureka, UT to Gelasia and Refugio Saldivar. She grew up in the beautiful Bingham Canyon Community. Mama leaves strength, passion, compassion and mostly the ability to “love like crazy” to her eight children. She taught us to laugh, dance, and mostly how to sing our way through this life. She taught us how to care for and love babies. Mama has found her voice again and is singing sweet lullabies with her son, Michael. Listen carefully and you will hear them. Preceded in death by her parents Gelasia, Refugio and Jean; 3 brothers; 1 sister; Son, Michael; grandson, Chase; and many other beloved family members. Survived by husband, Robert; children, Tony (Lora), Julie, Steven (Nancy), Robert (Stacy), Valerie, Tonya (Richard), Trista (Bryan), and Lisa (Michael); 32 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. Also survived by her siblings, Refugio (Juanita), Louie (LeeAnn), Christina (Ferdinand), Carmen (Ralph), Lupe (Robbin), Theresa (Len), Beth (Ernie), Rey (Leora), Tony (Sandy), and Jerry. Many thanks to our special angel Chris Corsi. Also, many thanks to Symbii Hospice and St. Joseph’s Villa. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, April 26 at the Lady of Lourdes Church, 2864 S 9000 W, Magna, UT. A viewing will be held the night prior, Thursday April 25, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the same location. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Jose Jacobo Aragon
Jose "Jake" Jacobo Aragon was born 1-12-26 to Denaciana "Chanita" Aragon Vigil in Ranchos de Taos. He had 7 siblings: Feles, Clorinda, Dora, Maria, Porfilia, Cornelio and Luciano along with nephew Pablo and favorite niece Clara "Chata". Jake married Gertrude M. Graham on June 24th 1946. They had 6 children: Frank Kiko, Tessie, Anthony, Robert, Eddie and Monica "Mone". Together they raised grandchildren Frankie, Clemaca, Rudy, Anjelica and Andy. He leaves behind wife Gertrude Aragon, son Kiko, daughter Tessie (Joe) Santistevan, daughter Monica (Jose) Lozano and son Rudy Aragon, 17 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and 29 great-great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by mother Denaciana Vigil; siblings Feles, Clorinda and Dora; sons Anthony, Eddie, Robert and grandsons Frankie and Anthony. A Viewing/ Rosary will be held 6-8 pm Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at St. Marguerite's Church. Burial Mass will be Thursday, April 18, 2013, also at St. Marguerite's Church.
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Milva S. Bolinder
Our Precious mother and grandmother, Milva S. Bolinder, passed away peacefully at home on April 12, 2013. Milva was born August 6, 1930 to William Dean and Beatrice Bell Severe. Milva grew up in Skull Valley and Grantsville. She loved her summers out on the family ranch in Skull Valley. After graduating, she married the love of her life, Glenn C. Bolinder, on October 2, 1948. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Milva held many positions in the church and loved her Heavenly Father dearly. She worked for Commercial Security/Key Bank for 29 years. Milva loved life and lived it to the fullest. She loved taking care of people and baking her famous rolls for them. She loved her family with all her heart. They were her world, as she was theirs. Milva is survived by her daughter, Sandi; son, Marv (Leslie); grandchildren, Colt (Vina), Callin (Jordan), Marcus (Lara), Brian (Catherine); 8 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glenn; infant son, Clark; sisters, Leota and Beulah; brothers, Bill and Marvin; and granddaughter, Lauren. Mom you will be forever missed. You were our rock. We love you infinity. Till we meet again. Thank you to all who loved her and helped her throughout her life, especially during her illness. Services will be held Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 pm at the LDS chapel located at 428 S Hale, Grantsville. A viewing will be held from 10:00 am to noon, prior to the service. Interment will follow at Grantsville City cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Gary Scott Matravers
Gary Scott Matravers, 43, passed away peacefully April 6, 2013 after a brief but hard fought fight with cancer. Much of his family was there for support. "Scotty" was born on June 12, 1969 to Gary Wayne Matravers and Dianne Lea Moss in Provo, Utah. He is survived by his parents, eight siblings and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all. A Service to honor his memory will be held at 11:00 AM this Saturday, April 13th at the LDS Church located in the Overlake subdivision at 1717 North Berra Blvd., Tooele, Utah. For more information, go to www.didericksenmemorial.com.
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Angela Jo Allie
Angela Jo Allie November 17, 1970-April 6, 2013 Angela (Angie) Jo Allie, cherished mother, daughter, sister, and friend, aged 42, of Tooele, Utah passed away at her home on April 6, 2013. Angie was born to Kathy Roberts and Marvin Allie November 17, 1970. She grew up and graduated from Tooele High in 1989. Angela’s life revolved around her three beautiful daughters, Ashley Larson, Brookanna and Jordan Crossley. Survivors include her three daughters, grandson Kyedyn, mother, Kathy Roberts, father, Marvin Allie, fiancé, Jason Marin, brothers, Darby (Jennifer), Jerry (Anslea), Dustin (Shantel), and sister Kandi Jones (Damean) and several nieces and nephews. A remembrance service will be held for Angie on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Stansbury Park Clubhouse. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial 435-277-0050. Angie will be loved and missed by all those who were fortunate to know and love her.
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Joyce Alice Baker Mikesell
Our dear sweet mama, grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma passed into the arms of our Heavenly Father on April 4 due to several years of health issues. She was born Oct. 30, 1936. Her parents were Floyd and Alice Baker. Mom lived her entire life in Tooele. She retired from Tooele Army Depot. She also owned and operated her own beauty salon for many years (The Cedars). She enjoyed many outdoor activities and coached girls softball. Her favorite pastimes included bingo and Wendover, and she loved to indulge in chocolate. She is survived by her loving children, Mark Mikesell (Sandy), Bobbi Lynn Mikesell, Kathy Mikesell Pitt (Dan Cordova), Sam Mikesell Cox (Von), Arthur Mikesell and Leah Mikesell, 16 grand-children, several great-grand-children and one great-great-granddaughter, Nhala. Funeral services will be held April 10 at the North Tooele Stake Center, 583 N. 270 East in Tooele, at 11 a.m. There will be a viewing one hour prior. Interment at Tooele City Cemetery. Services entrusted to Didericksen Memorial.
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Sallie Rhea Neufeld 
Sallie Rhea Mary Hiott Neufeld, 80, of Stansbury Park, Utah, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, March 29, 2013 at her home in Stansbury Park, Utah. She was born in Palatka, Florida on November 22, 1932. Sallie Rhea was very active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served a service mission at the Magna Utah Bishops Storehouse. Sallie Rhea was preceded in death by her son Barry L. Neufeld, who passed away in November of 2008 in Bakersfield, CA. Survived by her husband: Robert Leroy Neufeld, Stansbury Park, UT; daughters: Debra R. Neufeld, Bakersfield, CA; Lisa K. (Steve) Ragner, West Valley City, UT; sons: Jerry W. Neufeld, Bakersfield, CA; Bradley J. (Charlotte) Neufeld, Stansbury Park, UT: seventeen grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren. Brother, Charles Andrew (Liz) Hiott, Sandpoint, ID. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 4 at Stansbury Park Cemetery in Stansbury Park, UT. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Marthalene Larson Parker
Marthalene Gay Larson Parker passed away March 22, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born March 9, 1925 in Oconee, Georgia to Thurston Talor and Mary Lee Gay. Married Lloyd B. Larson, Jr. on April 1, 1946 in Tacoma, Washington. Lloyd proceeded her in death in 1983. She married Zane Grey Parker in 1989. Martha was a resident of Grantsville, Utah and worked in the school lunch program at Grantsville Elementary. She did beautiful handwork and was immaculate homemaker. She is survived by her husband and children Stephen (Lola) Larson and Gayla (Dennis) Madsen. A graveside service will be held at the Grantsville City cemetery Thursday, March 28, at 1:00 p.m. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Dolly EvaDean Morgan Green
Dolly EvaDean Morgan Green, 82, of Clover (Rush Valley) passed away March 15, 2013. Born in Mammoth, Utah, March 27, 1930. EvaDean lived in Ophir and was a Tooele High graduate. She married Walter C. Green on May 27, 1950. They made their home in Clover and raised five daughters; Ila Kay Bunn ( Wayne Hunter), Sharla ( Larry Gordon), Theresa Green, Gloria Green, Carma Painter (Gary Emerson). She has 17 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; both parents; eight brothers; son-in-law Norman Painter, granddaughter Miriah LaVell Gordon; great grandson Mathew Gordon; Nick Paloukos Jr., and James Bankhead. Viewing will be held at the Tooele 17th Ward at 132 N 570 E on Friday, March 22, from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Interment will be at the Clover Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be served from 11:30 to 12:30 at the viewing. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial 435-277-0050.
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Juan Gonzalez
1968-2013
Juan Gonzalez, 44, of Wendover passed away March 15, 2013.  A Funeral mass will be held Tuesday, March 19, 12:00 pm at San Filipe Catholic Church (606 E Aria Boulevard, Wendover, Utah).  Interment will take place at Wendover, Utah Cemetery.

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Edwin "Butch" Dymock
Edwin Keith Dymock, Jr. (Butch) Butch Dymock, 64, passed away March 13, 2013 surrounded by a family that loved him dearly. He battled a brief, but hard fight with Renal Cell Carcinoma. He was born on February 21, 1949 to Edwin Keith Dymock and Helen Jeanette Creamer in Tooele, Utah. Butch attended Tooele schools and graduated from Tooele High School in 1967. He also furthered his education at Southern Utah State College where he graduated in 1972. Butch married Cheryl Conner, later divorced. He married Theresa Green Albrecht, later divorced. Butch spent his career as Director of Aging and Adult Services for Tooele County, retiring after 37 years of service. He spent his career doing what he loved, taking care of the senior citizens of Tooele County. He loved surrounding himself with family, friends and especially his grandchildren. Butch was an avid bowler where he won numerous awards, including reaching the prestigious ‘300 game’. He also loved camping, hunting, fishing, cooking, gardening, playing & coaching softball, playing football in his earlier years at school, and being on the Sheriff’s department citizen patrol. Butch was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where he held many callings, his last being the executive secretary in his ward. He held the Melchizedek Priesthood and enjoyed going to the temple with friends and family. He loved serving the Lord. Butch dedicated his life to service. His generosity touched many lives. He never thought of himself, only others and their needs. Butch is survived by children: Jeremy Bobeda, Dean (Melissa) Albrecht, Pete (Cristy) Albrecht, Calvin Albrecht, Anna Howard, Kendal VanValkenburg. Grandchildren: Hunter Albrecht, Katlyne Fonger, Madison Albrecht, Desiree Howard, Jensen Albrecht, Rylan Albrecht, Dawson VanValkenburg, Ashlyn Albrecht, Oakley VanValkenburg. He is also survived by numerous uncles, aunts and cousins whom he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Dan Dale Dymock, and grandparents. A viewing will be held Tuesday evening, March 19th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the LDS Church on 180 South Coleman, Tooele, Utah. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20th at the Tooele South Stake Center, 1025 Southwest Drive, Tooele, Utah with a viewing prior to the services from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Interment at Tooele City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial 435-277-0050.
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Kevin LaMar Hackford 
Kevin LaMar Hackford passed away March 13, 2013, after a long courageous battle with cancer. Kevin loved camping, fishing, the outdoors, and woodwork. His biggest treasure, though, was his 11-year old son, Trevor. He loved to do everything with his little buddy, even if it was just passing around a ball. Trevor was his life. He gave Kevin so much joy. Kevin had a huge heart. He was a great son, dad, brother, and friend. He brought laughter to anyone who knew him and loved him. He will be forever missed by us all. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Leneta and Bill Walk; father and stepmother, Dave and Shannon Hackford; sons, Trevor Hackford and Michael Richmond; long time companion, Shelly Vario, mother of Trevor; brothers, Arnie Walk, Mitch (Diana) Walk; Tracy (Mary) Walk; Justin (Marci) Benson; sisters, Melody (Glade) Rupp, Karen (Hackford) Walter; Carlinda (Lynn) Truman; Debra (Keith) Davis, Margaret (Herv’e) Omara; four grandsons and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother, Don Morgan; two nephews, Jamie and Donny Golder; three uncles, Mark, Robert, and Clay Nielsen; Grandparents, Mark and Amy Nielsen, and Melivn and Fontella Hackford. We want to thank Harmony Hospice, especially Barbara and Guy. They made an unbearable situation, bearable for Kevin and our family. They have the biggest hearts we could ever ask for and the most compassion we could ever imagine. Thanks Barbara and Guy. We will miss you Kevin, more than you could imagine but we are also so thankful that you are now at peace and there will be no more pain. Rest in Peace, Kevin. We love you. Kevin’s wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held in his honor at a later date. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Betty Johnson Sagers
1930-2013, Betty passed away peacefully at her home in Rush Valley, UT on Saturday, March 9. She was born on January 21, 1930 in Ophir, Utah, to Frank and Hazel Curtis Johnson. Betty attended elementary school in Ophir and graduated from Tooele High School in 1948. She married Vance Sagers on July 22, 1950. They were blessed with six sons. She was a member of the LDS church, holding many callings over the years. She is survived by her husband, Vance; sons, Curtis (Kandy), Mike (Julie), Dennis (Jerri), Jerry and Kevin (Jaclynn); 16 grandchildren and 46 great grandchildren with more on the way. She is also survived by her sister, Barbara Morgan; brother, Frank (Bud) Johnson; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Noreen Johnson, Joyce Connolly, Donna Russell; brother, Ray Johnson; son, Kenneth Wade Sagers and great granddaughter Cassidy Anderson. Betty was a wonderful cook and homemaker. The organization and upkeep of her home and yard were of special importance to her. Her brothers and sisters, kids, their spouses, grandchildren, nieces and nephews and others who knew her well, all have interesting and fun stories regarding Betty's attention to this aspect of her life. She taught her sons, grandchildren and others the value of hard work by her own many selfless examples. Along with her own children, she helped raise two grandchildren during their teenage years. She loved her family and they loved her. Betty held her first job as a teenager in the 1940's working as a clerk in "Pop" Edwards' store in Ophir. After marrying and while raising her family, she became the Postmaster of the St. John (now Rush Valley) Post Office, a position she held for 26 years. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 16, 12:00 p.m. at the Rush Valley Ward building, 985 N. Church Street. A viewing will be held prior 9:30-11:30. The family would like to thank Harmony Home Health for their kind and loving care as well as family, friends, and neighbors that have shown so much love and support in various ways. As an alternate to flowers, the family would like to suggest a donation to a Hospice in their local area. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial 435-277-0050.
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Frank W. Acton
1943-2013. Frank W. Acton, of Tooele, died Feb. 23 at home. He was born to Roy P. Acton and Eathel A. Smart, who precede him in death. Frank worked for the UPRR for 30 years in Laramie, Wyo., and retired in 2000. He is survived by wife Phyllis Nina, son Douglas (Jamie), grandchildren Yoshi and Zella Yei, daughter Shawn Salaz, grandchildren Michael, Kodie, Chayane, Vincence and Manny, great-grandchild Noah, sister Patsy (Jim) Rohar, and brothers Jim (Jennie) and David (Avis) Acton, all of Cheyenne, Wyo. He leaves behind a legacy of love and friendships. He was surrounded by people who loved him. As per his wishes, there will be no services.
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