Claude Don Castagno

Our loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 28, 2015, at his home in Grantsville Utah. He was born in Lake Point Utah on November 6,1929 to Tony Castagno and Wavie Yates. He married his sweetheart, Norma Browne, on August 26,1950. Together they had 3 children, Kelly (Jodie) Castagno, Karen Castagno and Kristine Renneau (Jeff Gagnon). Claude worked at the Tooele Army Depot for 40 years, retiring on August 2,1993. He lived in Tooele County his entire life. He loved horses and anything to do with cowboy living. He enjoyed rodeos, watching boxing and the San Francisco 49ers. Claude loved being around his family. He especially loved spending time and playing with his grandkids and great-grandkids. Claude is survived by his children, brothers Wendall (Peg) and Doug (June), sister Ireta Lindway and Sister inlaw Joan Castagno. Along with 15 grandkids, 18 great-grandkids and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, grandson Damian Blue, 6 brothers and 1 sister. Claude is going to be missed by many, and loved by all. A viewing will be held Friday, July 31, 2015 at Didericksen Memorial, 87 W Main St, Grantsville, Utah 84029, from 6-8 pm. Funeral will be held Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Grandpa Claude‘s barn, 374 West Apple St Grantsville, Utah 84029, beginning with a viewing at 10:00 AM and services beginning at 11:00 AM. Graveside services will be at Grantsville Cemetery. The family is asking those attending to wear casual or western attire. We would like to give our sincere thanks to Jodie Castagno for taking excellent care of our dad and attending to his every need.
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William Keith Adamson

William Keith Adamson passed away in his home on Saturday, July 18, 2015 of a heart attack. He was a great father, grandpa and friend to all that go to know him. He was born January 9, 1957 to Joe Adamson and Phyllis Adamson and stepmother Melva Adamson. He had a big family: Steve Adamson, Ed Adamson Jr., Joseph Adamson and Sandra Adamson. His stepbrothers and sisters are Robert Patterson, Rick Patterson and Sue Smart. He had many children: Angie Adamson Osbahr, Sandra Adamson, Corie Adamson and Andie Adamson with his first wife, Christine Koopman. He had a relationship with June Osbahr and they added more children to our family: Son Adamson and Adam Adamson. He was also like a father to: Tony Osbahr, Melinda Osbahr Ramsey, Michael Osbahr, Nicayla Osbahr, and KKyle Osbahr. He had six grandchildren: Keith Osbahr, Christina Adamson, Crystal Osbahr, Justice Adamson, Cutler Adamson, and Anihus D'Angelo Galaviz Adamson. He was also like a grandfather to all of his step grandchildren. He loved working with his hands and head. He often wanted to show us all new things about new trades and carpentry. He loved wood working in all kinds of ways. That's why he had a long career in construction. He was so full of knowledge and was always trying to teach us all the things that he knew. He made us all better people in life for that. We all love him very much. I don't think a day will go by that we don't remember He will be greatly missed, loved and revered by all. LOVE YOU POPS!!! Graveside services with military honors will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 27, 2015 at Utah Veterans Memorial Park Cemetery, 17111 South Camp Williams Rd, Bluffdale, UT. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Sharon Ann Brand

Sharon Ann Brand passed away peacefully in her home on July 13, 2015 surrounded by her family.  She was born in Mobile, AL on June 12, 1949 to James Marion and Louise Dyal Tillman.  Sharon worked for the FBI in Virginia, and eventually moved to Utah where she married Robert J Brand on April 18, 1975 in the Salt Lake Temple. Sharon had many talents, including singing, sewing, cooking, piano, and arts & crafts.  She served in many callings in the LDS church.  She especially loved being a Grandma. Sharon is survived by her loving husband, Bob of Grantsville, her five children, Adrian (Michele) of Grantsville, Neal (Heidi) of Syracuse, Rebecca, Russell and Rachel all of Grantsville, 9 Grandchildren, and her Sister Linda Carr (Leonard) of Spring, Texas. Funeral Services will be held on July 18, 2015 at 12pm in the Grantsville LDS West Stake Center on 115 East Cherry Street, Grantsville, UT 84029.  Preceding the funeral a viewing will be held from 10-11:30am.   Interment will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery.
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Alfread E. Fox

Alfread E. Fox, born January 14 1955 in Lehi, Utah, passed away early on July 10 2015 at home with his family by his side. Alfread is survived by his parents, Marshall and Louise Fox; brothers, Rick, Shaun, Russell, Roy, and Randy; sisters, Ida and Debbie; His loving wife, Gail, of 39 years; his son, Jason; and grandsons, William and Calym. Alfread served in the U.S. Army and then spent 30 years working for the government at Deseret Chemical Depot and Dugway Proving Ground. Alfread had many friends and was loved by all that got to know him. He would do anything for anybody. He was a kind and generous man and will be missed by all. A viewing will be held Wednesday, July 15 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Didericksen Memorial (87 W. Main, Grantsville). A private interment will follow at Tooele City Cemetery.
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Mary Ruth Hammond

Grantsville, Utah - Our beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, neighbor and friend, left mortality to return to her Heavenly Father, July 2, 2015. She was born December 20, 1947 to Marvin Franklin Young and Thelma Ruth Carter. She married Thomas R. Hammond on August 20, 1970 and that marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She is survived by her husband, Tom, sons Troy, Travis, Todd, Tovey, daughter Autumn (Hancey) and a wonderful posterity of 20 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Gary and three grandchildren, Keenan Hyrum, Natalie Antoinette and Bowdie Bob. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints serving in many ward and stake positions throughout her life in the Primary, Relief Society and Young Women organizations. She also served for many years as a ward organist and pianist. She loved playing the piano and organ but she also loved playing the Clarinet and Trumpet in the BYU Marching Band. After being married just a short time, she took a Geneaology class and became totally committed to searching out her ancestors. Through her dedication and research, she was able to meet some of her relatives in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee that none of her immediate family knew about and remained in close contact with them for years. She loved submitting names to the LDS Temple so individuals could begin receiving their temple work. During the course of forty + years she submitted over 55,000 names for temple work. Imagine the reunion she is having now. She was a Reporter for the Tooele Transcript Bulletin for nineteen years. She received numerous state and national awards for her in-depth coverage of news breaking stories. Her main passion in writing was for her weekly column "From the Heart" in which she expressed her feelings about every day events that affected many people's lives. Mostly she loved doing feature stories about people within Tooele County which recognized them for their many talents and contributions. Her stories would be in the Transcript's quarterly magazines so many people had an opportunity to read them. She would not just focus on the individual but she would find out who their parents were, where they came from, what they did for a living, etc. After reading her stories about a certain individual, you would feel like you knew them for years even though you never met them. She also had the opportunity to go to Haiti to witness the great dedication of medical experts who volunteered their time to assist some of the greatest people she ever met who had serious physical disabilities but always had a smile on their faces. Unfortunately, she wasn't able to bring them home with her, she really wanted to. Although she truly loved doing the Lord's work, she totally loved being around her children and grandchildren. Watching them participate in school, sports and other activities brought constant joy to her. She will be greatly missed by those that knew her but many cherished memories of her will be remembered for years to come. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2014 at the Grantsville 9th Chapel (414 W. Apple St, Grantsville). Friends and family may visit Wednesday, July 8th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow at Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Gilbert Manchego



Our beloved husband, daddy, grandpa, great grandpa, great great grandpa, brother and friend passed away July 2, 2015. Born to Enrique and Lucinda Lavato on October 4, 1930. Gilbert's mother passed away 17 days after he was born. His Uncle and Aunt, Tranquilino and Carlota Manchego raised him as their own, to Gilbert they were Mom and Dad. He always made everyone feel very special! Gilbert married his (honey) Rita Torres on September 2, 1950, they were married nearly 65 years. Gilbert is survived by beloved Wife Rita, Daughters Debbie Merino (Richard) and Diane Harlan (Frank), Sons Darrell Manchego and Doug Manchego (Valarie). Valarie was more like a daughter than a daughter in law. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. Sisters Clorinda, Virginia and Sylvia. Inlaws Max Martinez (Joan), Frank Martinez (Aurora), Lorraine Archuleta (Larry), Elaine Martinez, special niece Williene Lucero and many other nieces and nephews which he loved dearly. Preceded in death by Grandson Andrew Ryan Manchego, his parents and Inlaws Lydia and Max Martinez, Brothers and Sisters Carlos, Flaviano, Orlando, Clorinda, Lola and Irma (Manchego Side) Henry, Florence, Jenny and Ellian (Lavato Side). And very special friends who were more like brothers, Alonzo Romero and Jake Aragon. Viewing will be held July 8, 2015 6-8 PM with Rosary starting at 7:00. Funeral will be July 9, 2015. Viewing 10-11, Mass starting at 11:00 AM. St. Marguerite's Church, Tooele UT. Interment will follow at Tooele City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Gracia Peterson Harris

1937 - 2015
Gracia Peterson Harris passed away peacefully at home on July 2nd with her family by her side. Gracia was born November 19, 1937 to Archie and Lourraine Peterson. She grew up in Grantsville with her sister, Karen. She was married to Ronald Harris in the Salt Lake Temple on August 17, 1956. She was an active member of the LDS church. Mom and Dad started their life in Grantsville, later moved to Tooele, then spent the last 38 years of their life in Vernon, Utah. My mom loved to sew. She loved her involvement in her church assignments. She had a great love for her family and friends. My mother is preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Kevin Harris; and daughters, Shelli Harris and Jaelynn Harris. She is survived by her daughter, JaNae Young (Richard); sister, Karen Johnson; four grandchildren, Tandy Day (Travis), Brian Young (Cami), Shawn Young (Samantha) and Lindey Young. Also, surveved by 8 great grandchildren. What a reunion in heaven my mom is having. I love you, Mom! Funeral services will be held at the Vernon LDS Chapel on Wednesday, July 8th, at 12 p.m. with viewing one hour prior. Interment will follow at 3:30 pm at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial 435-277-0050.
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