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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