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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