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, fiancĂ©, 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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