Garth L. Reynolds

On December 30, 2016, Garth L. Reynolds, of Vernon, Utah passed away at Rocky Mountain Care. He is survived by his son Bill, wife Amy, and their four children: Calvin, Zander, Garrick and Grayson; as well as his son Phil, wife Vanessa, and their three children: April, Bailey and Trevor. Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. in Vernon, Utah at the LDS Church on Main Street. Interment to follow at the Vernon Cemetery.

Steven C. Snider

Steven Christopher Snider, beloved son, brother and father, passed away on Dec. 30, 2016 in Ogden Utah. He had just celebrated his 37th birthday. Steven was born Dec. 29, 1979, in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Steven grew up in Grantsville, Utah, and attended Grantsville Elementary School, Grantsville Middle School and Grantsville High School. He went on to attend Salt Lake Community College where he studied construction. Steven worked at Freeport Cold Storage in Clearfield, Utah. He was a very mischievous and adventurous boy and loved playing baseball and football in his youth. He collected antique bottles and coins, and was an avid Utah Jazz and Utes fan. But what he loved most was spending time with his five children as well as his many nieces and nephews. His family will forever remember his boisterous and infectious laughter, his joking manner and the way he would tell stories that would have everyone laughing. He had a warm heart and great concern for those he loved. Steven is survived by his five children: Ayven Keeler, Riley and Brecklyn Tully, Anakin Snider and Faye Steed; his grandmother Mariam McInelly; his parents Robert and Audrey Snider, longtime residents of Grantsville. He is also survived by his siblings Michelle (Paul) McCarl, Michael Snider (Kennie Turner), Patricia (Ron) Trujillo, Richard (Getta) Snider, Kevin (Karli) Snider, Curtis (Tanya) Snider, Rob (Ann) Snider, Cathrine (Eric) Tate, Russell (Owen) Cluff, Angela (Ben) Sutton, and Rebecca Oborn. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at 12:00 pm at the Grantsville West Stake Center at 115 E. Cherry Street in Grantsville. Graveside services and interment will follow immediately after at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Friends are invited to meet with Steven’s family from 10:00-11:45 am at the church prior to the funeral services. Memorial services are provided by Didericksen Memorial.

Benjamin Junior Peasnall

Benjamin Junior Peasnall (Benny) 67 of Grantsville, Utah, passed away in his home in Tooele on December 22, 2016, after a long battle. Benny was born in Tooele Utah on March 27, 1950.  As a young man he proudly joined the U.S. Marine Corps where he received the Purple Heart, the Navy Commendation Medal, and the Bronze Star for his action in Vietnam. He enjoyed the outdoors and could regularly be found in South Willow Canyon. He was also actively involved in his local VFW. Benny is survived by two of his children, Arthur Benjamin Peasnall and Lena Marie Pendleton, his three Grandchildren, Franklin Dylon Peasnall, Heaven Leigh Patterson, and Creighton Orion Patterson. His sisters Deanna Jane Peasnall and Sharlene Thelma Henwood, brother Arthur James Peasnall (Butch), many nieces and nephews, and other family and friends. Benny is preceded in death by both of his parents, Arthur Benjamin Peasnall and Thelma Jane Peasnall (Hunt). His brothers Frank Marvin Peasnall and Richard Norman Peasnall, and his son Jason Lee Nafus. A celebration of his life will be held at later date. The family of Benjamin J Peasnall wishes to thank all his amazing nursing staff at Canyon Home care and Hospice.

Ronald Fredrick Johnson

Ronald Fredrick Johnson passed away December 18, 2016 at his home in Fort Union, Utah. Ron was born February 13, 1940 in Fort Union to Virginia Eliza Webb and Glenn Leroy Johnson. Ron was the third oldest of five children. As a child, Ron liked to play in the canal in the backyard and often worked at his uncle Parley’s farm in Magna. He was one of the first students to attend Mount Jordan Jr. High School and graduated from Jordan High School in 1958. In 1959, Ron severed a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Northern States mission, and in 1962, he married his sweetheart, Barbara Springer Johnson, in the Salt Lake City temple. Their sealing was performed by Howard W. Hunter. They have three boys, Joel, Jeff, and Jason. Ron enjoyed coaching baseball and taking his boys and their friends fishing, especially to Deer Creek Reservoir. Many life lessons were taught in the green rental boats of the old Dear Creak harbor. He served in various callings in the church but enjoyed his home teaching assignment with Brother Homer the most. In 1970, Ron started his own cleaning service. Here he taught his boys the importance of a hard day’s work. He eventually worked full-time at the Salt Lake and Bountiful temples, where he enjoyed working in the house of the Lord. He was also a crossing guard for the Jordan School District for 30 years. Ron is survived by his wife Barbara, children Joel, Jeff, and Jason (Mayumi), and by his four grandchildren, Jake, Emma, Ty, and Tommy, all whom he loved dearly. The family wishes to express its gratitude to the wonderful nurses and staff at Silverado Hospice who helped take care of Ron and to Barbara, Joel and Jeff who never left his side. Funeral services for Ron will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM at the Union Fort 5 th Ward, 6770 S. 500 E., Midvale, Utah. Burial will take place following the service at the Riverton City Cemetery, 12830 S. Redwood Road. Viewings will be held at the Union Fort 5 th Ward, Wednesday evening, December 28, 2016 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM and on Thursday, December 29, 2016 from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Alvin Godwin Green

Alvin Godwin Green passed away peacefully at his home from causes incident to age surrounded by his loving family on December 4, 2016. He was born October 9, 1931, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is preceded in death by his cherished parents John Alvin Green and Martha Elizabeth Godwin (Big Dad and Big Mom) and step mother Lottie Eggleston Anderson Green, and his beloved sisters Gladys Godwin Marler, Mattie Lucile Woolley, Wanda Mae Bennion, and Gloria Genevieve Chapman. Survived by his wife Kristeen Willardson Green, and his precious family: children John Alvin Green II (Brenda Crane), Debra Ann Green Ballard (John Ballard), David Lyman Green (Laurie Soelberg), and Lori Elizabeth Green along with 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Alvin graduated from East High School, received an associates degree from Snow College, and a bachelors degree from Westminster. He also completed a masters degree from Utah State University, and a doctorate degree in education from Brigham Young University. He was a manager for Mountain Bell in Salt Lake City, Provo, Price, St. George, and Vernal, Utah until he began employment at Snow College as the Dean of Students in 1965 where he worked until he retired in 1994. He concluded his career at Snow as Assistant to the President. “Dean Green” was famous for saying, “Pray for Snow!” He served as a bishop in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in three different wards, and had the honored distinction of being called Bishop Green in five different decades: the 1960s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s. He and his wife served as missionaries in the Fort Worth, Texas Mission from 1997-1998, and as temple workers in both the Manti and Timpanogos Temples. There will be a viewing at the LDS Chapel at 50 S 750 W St, in Orem, Utah, from 11:00 a.m. to noon on Wednesday December 7, 2016. A graveside service will be at the Orem City Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. In place of flowers please donate to the general missionary fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mortuary services provided by Didericksen Memorial. Condolences can be expressed at

Cameron Kimber

Cameron Kimber was born in Los Angeles, California on October 11, 1969 to Michael Kimber and Becky Kimber. He returned home to his Heavenly Parents on November 29, 2016, after completing his mortal mission. Cameron loved his family and enjoyed being home with them especially on the holidays. Among his other loves were riding horses, music and swimming. Cameron carried a special spirit with him. He had an influence for good on those with whom he came in contact. His life was full of struggles and limitations. He taught us how to be patient, kind, long suffering and forgiving. Cameron will be missed by his family and all those who loved him. Because of him we are better people. Cameron is survived by his parents and his brothers and sisters, Michael John Kimber (Heather) Grantsville, Michelle Christensen (Russell) Farmington, Tammy Marx, Layton, Brian Kimber (Kellie) Grantsville, Kevin Kimber (Kellie) Grantsville, nineteen nieces, nephews, lots of aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral services will be held Saturday December 3, 2016 at 11:00 in the 10th Ward building at 81 N. Church St. in Grantsville, Utah. The viewing will be held prior to the services starting at 9:30. Interment will be at the Grantsville Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial.

Claudia (Toddy) Jo Mounteer

Beloved mother, sister, and friend Claudia (Toddy) Jo Mounteer passed away at her home in Stansbury Park, Utah on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at the age of 64 surrounded by family. Claudia is predeceased by her mother Joyce Mounteer, her father and step-mother Claude and Patricia Mounteer, Brother Charles (Chick) Lamar Mounteer. Claudia is survived by her children Bruce Carter, Robert Maloney and Amber Mitchum, Sisters Tina Brown, Casey Mounteer, and Brothers Kelly Mounteer and Kenny Mounteer and nine grandchildren. Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 10 2016 at Stansbury Clubhouse, 1 Country Club in Stansbury Park from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.


Jessie Robison Cornwall

1948 - 2016
Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister, Cousin and Aunt passed on to meet her Heavenly Father, peacefully at Meadow Brook Rehab and Nursing on Saturday, Oct 29th, 2016. Jessie was born July 13, 1948 in Scipio, UT. The daughter of Harold and Vinnie Robison. Jessie married Alvin Bruce Corwall on August 12, 1967. They had been married 49 years. Together they raised 4 children: John (Lake Point, UT), Wendy (Jose) Escamilla (Tooele, UT); Dina (Sean) Hamilton (Tooele, UT), Mickie (Kelly) McCrory (Tooele, UT). She also took part in raising her grandson, Scott (Krysta) Cornwall (Tooele, UT). Jessie loved her family unconditionally and enjoyed spending her time with them when they were together. Jessie was strong and a very spunky little lady who enjoyed singing and music. She loved to cook and try new things. She was very inspirational; always letting us know to never give up and love was more valuable than all the riches in the world. She is survived by her husband, children, 20 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Jessie has 2 brothers and 2 sisters: Junior, Faye, Mary and Eddie. Jessie was preceded in death by her parents Harold and Vinnie Robison. We would like to thank Meadow Brook Rehab and Nursing and Inspiration Hospice for the great care they have given her. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, November 3rd at the Lake Point Ward House (1366 E. Canyon Road). A viewing will be held prior to the service from 10:30 to 11:30. Interment will follow at the Tooele City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

Laurie Mae Ozmun

Our beloved mother, grandma, wife and friend passed away unexpectedly at her home on October 25th. Born to Harold and Mary Walsh in New London, CT on June 10,1963. Laurie was a devoted mother to her daughters Amy, Cory and Erin; and son, Jack Jr. She lived for her grandchildren Leah, Ashlin, Camren, Lucky, Sylus, Braxton, Michael, Anthony, Miranda, McKayla and Jaxson; and soul mate of 22 years, Jack Ozmun Sr. In honoring Laurie's wishes, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers Laurie's wishes were that all donations go to her nephew's continuous fight to beat cancer

Marjorie Stam

Marjorie Stam (Sutton), 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 24, 2016 in Tooele, UT. Marjorie was born November 6, 1925 in Grantsville, Utah to the late Claude and Emma Sutton. She graduated from Grantsville High School and attended BYU where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, majoring in Sociology and a minor in Art. After college she served an LDS Mission in the Boston, Massachusetts area. Marge married Tom Stam and four children were born from this union, Randy, Stephen, Wendy and Gary. Marge loved working for Grantsville Elementary as a Title One teacher and later on as the Grantsville City Treasurer. She also served on several committees in the Grantsville area, including the Opera House Memorial Theatre and the Old Folks Sociable. She always enjoyed helping others, spending time with family, cooking, laughing and watching her favorite sports team, the Utah Jazz! She was a loving and caring person, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, always thinking of others first. She is finally at peace in the loving arms of her sons Randy and Stephen. There will be a viewing on Thursday, October 27th from 6-8 pm and Friday, October 28th at 11am followed by a service starting at 12:00pm. Services held at the Grantsville LDS Church on 428 S Hale St, Grantsville, UT. Interment will follow at Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

Claudia R. Dallman

Claudia R. Dallman has succumbed to complications of cancer on Wednesday, October 12th. Claudia was born September 18, 1938 to Dorcas Gardner and Ray Robert Richards in Ely, Nevada. She had four brothers - Robert Frank Richards (Darline), Rodrick Paul Richards (RaNae) Springville Utah, Milton Ladell Richards (Bonnie) Yakima Washington, and Dennis Ray Richards (Cheryl) Clearfield Utah. Claudia was married to her husband Arnold Dallman on January 16, 1965. She had two sons in a previous marriage, William Robert McCune and Alonzo Kent McCune (Kelly). She and Arnold had three children, Daryll Jean Dallman (Peggy), Tonya Kaye Day (Matt), and Heather Diann Dallman. She has 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, father, oldest brother Bob, and sister-in-law and best friend Darline. Claudia has touched many lives during her time on this earth, we all love her very much. She will be remembered and missed by many. We hope you can join us in remembering the many beautiful memories we have with her. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 15th at the LDS Chapel located at 1717 Berra Boulevard, Tooele. Interment will follow at the Tooele Cemetery. Following the graveside service, a family luncheon and celebration of her amazing life will be held back at the church.

Lois Harris Harding

Lois Harris Harding 82 passed away October 9th 2016, peacefully at her home in Rush Valley with her loving husband of 63 years at her side. She was born August 23rd 1934 to LeRoy and Hannah Mable Harris. She married William Earl Harding June 19th 1953 this was solemnized in the Logan temple January 9, 1963. Lois was a loving mother and wife, she enjoyed sewing, was crafty and liked to crochet. She served many callings in the LDS church, and continually sacrificed for her friends and family. She was always willing to help everyone and expected nothing in return. She is survived by loving husband William Earl Harding. And her children Mary (Leonard) Norton, Erlene (Mike) Suhr, Cindy (Shane) Dye, Earl (Ronnie) Harding, Frank (Lisa) Harding, Lois Faye (Richard) Dye, Bill (Holli) Harding. There are 36 grandchildren, 81 great grandchildren, 1 great, great grandchild and Sister’s Wilma Mann and Ione Weaver. She is proceeded in death by granddaughter Rachel and her husband Tim Stewart, great granddaughter and 2 siblings. Funeral will be held at Rush Valley Ward Saturday October 15th 2016 at 12:00, there will be a viewing from 10:00 to 11:30. Interment will follow at Clover Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

Sarah "Marie" Forakis

Our Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and friend Sarah "Marie" Forakis, age 76, passed away surrounded by her loved ones at home on September 30, 2016. She was born in Terrell, Texas on Oct 9th 1939 to Willie and Minnie Hector. Marie was a devout member of the First Baptist church, regularly attending services, women's bible study and weekly prayer meeting. In her lifetime, she was a nursing assistant specializing in elderly care and a real estate agent in the Tooele area. Marie and her late husband, Richard Higley, owned the Skyline restaurant, where she delighted people with her good cooking, especially her pies! Marie was very creative and taught ceramics at the senior center and the Tooele Army Depot. She had a green thumb and loved to garden. She married George Forakis on February 28, 1986 in Grantsville. Together, they enjoyed traveling, camping and more than 30 joyful years of love. Her soft southern drawl will be missed by all who knew her! Marie is survived by her husband George, daughter Julie Higley, son Wayne Higley, stepson Mike Forakis, son Joseph Higley (Vicki), stepson Gary Forakis (Debbie), and daughter Wanda Anderson (George). 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents , 9 sibilings, husband Richard Higley, stepdaughter Susan and granddaughter Crystal. Services will be held at The First Baptist Church 235 W. Main St. Grantsville, Utah. Friday October 7th at 11:00 am. Our Family will forever be grateful for the loving care and respectful treatment she received from Barbara, Sharon, and Mary Ann, of Canyon Home Care and Hospice!

Tony James Miera

1973 - 2016
Beloved Dad, Son, Brother, and Uncle, Tony James Miera, passed away Sept. 27, 2016 from health problems. Tony was born Sept 21, 1973 raised in Oakley, UT and lived in Tooele, UT. For 15 years, he was the son of Philip Miera and Terry (Bob) Lindsay; fiance Deanna Baetz; has two daughters Ashley Miera and Morgan Miera; two sisters Shelly (Larry) Sandoval and Tracy Robertson; many nieces, nephews and cousins; stepchildren Lateicia, Jocelyn, Koralee, Colton, Kyle, and Hunter; grandsons Parker, Sylis and Wesley. Was honorably discharged from the Army in 1997. Preceded in death by sister Deborah Lindsay, grandparents, aunt and uncles. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Oct 1st at 11:00 am at the LDS Church at 180 S Coleman, Tooele, UT. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Oakley City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

Marvin Oborn Yates

1918 - 2016
Marvin Oborn Yates, 1918-2016. Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend departed this life at the age of 98 on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Vernon, Tooele County, Utah. Marvin was born on January 28, 1918 in Vernon, Utah to Hyrum Isaac Yates and Zina Oborn. He attended elementary school in Benmore, Vernon and Eureka , Utah and graduated from Tooele High School. Marvin married Ruth Saunders on May 1, 1939 in the Salt Lake Temple. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served faithfully in various callings and especially enjoyed serving in the Jordan River Temple. He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Saunders Yates, son Leon Marvin Yates, daughter Saundra Yates, his parents, brothers Theron, Norman, Dwain, and sister LaVon Drury. Also preceding him in death are his son-in- law Joe Hargis, grandson Troy Rasmussen, and great grandsons Bronson Rhodes and Isaac Hargis. He is survived by his daughter-in- law Ellen Yates, son Garald Saunders (Frances) Yates, daughter Sharon Martha (Lynn) Halladay, daughter Sheryl Marie Hargis, son Marlin Michael (Debi) Yates, 20 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, 23 great-great- grandchildren, sister Belva Iverson and brother Don (JaNae)Yates. Marvin is loved and will be missed by all who know him. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the Vernon, Utah LDS Chapel at Noon. Those who desire to visit with the family may do so from 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. prior to the services. Interment will follow at the Vernon, Utah Cemetery.

Walter Dee Ewell

1927 - 2016
Walter Dee Ewell was born in Mammoth, Utah on September 27, 1927. He passed away peacefully in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 20, 2016 at the age of eighty-eight. He married his sweetheart and eternal companion, Florence, for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple on October 16, 1946. His greatest loves were his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; he would light up whenever they were near. A mighty man of faith, he actively served in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints throughout his life. He especially loved serving as a bishop in West Jordan. Walter was an amazing story teller with a sense of humor that would draw his listeners in as he shared personal experiences from his lifetime. He was an instant friend to those he met. Walter loved people and was able to convey that love in a way that made each person feel valued and special. He was an incredibly hard worker. His entire life he labored with his hands to bless the life of his family. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Florence, and his children Colleen (David) Anderson, Diane (Mike) Tea, Peggy (Curt) Doman, Pamela (David) Brady, LaMar (Meg) Ewell, James (Julie) Ewell, Robyn Flowers, Tammy (Jeff) Allred, 43 grandchildren, and 90 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by son-in- law Curt Doman (Peggy) and grandchildren Florence Emma Brady and Luke Harvey Tea. A viewing will be held at the Westbrook chapel (6500 S. Dixie Dr., West Jordan, UT 84084) on Friday, September 23 rd from 6:00-8:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 24th at 11:00 am at the Westbrook chapel. Interment will be at the Provo City cemetery. Condolences can be expressed at

Norman Arthur Holton

1951 - 2016
Norman Arthur Holton (Norm) passed away peacefully of cancer at his daughter’s home in Grantsville, Utah on September 16, 2016. Born July 18, 1951 to Clinton and Ellen Holton in Salt Lake City, UT. Norm spent his childhood in Salt Lake City and Elko NV. As young man he lived in Salt Lake City for a time until he moved to Cedar City Utah. He eventually moved back to Elko to be close to family and worked as a plumber, a trade he learned from his father which he proudly passed on to his sons. Norm enjoyed good times with friends and family, bragging on his favorite football team and watching old movies and Westerns. Surviving is one daughter- Noreen (Scott) Stuart, Grantsville UT; three Sons-Bruce, Missoula MT; Quinn, Wilsonville OR; Lawrence Holton-Lander, U.S. Marine Corps; four brothers -Allen, Jack, Alex and Earl; three Sisters-Janell Euler, Cynthia Orme, and Sandra Christenson; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and longtime companion Brenda Ladd. Norm is preceded in death by his daughter Crystal, parents Clinton and Ellen, brothers Ronald and Clinton. If friends or family desire, contributions for Norm's final expenses may be sent to: 89 Deseret Cir, Grantsville, UT. 84029. Per his request, no services are scheduled; however, a celebration of life will be held September 25, 2016 from Noon – 3:30pm at 948 Tuscany View Rd, Midvale, UT. Lunch provided.

Lee C. Roberts

Beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away peacefully at The Gathering Place Sunday, September 4, 2016. Born June 8, 1926 in Escatawpa, Mississippi to Kizzie Gertrude Bond and Joseph Allen Roberts. Married Rosemary M. Roberts, March 29, 1947 in Wendover, Utah. He served in the Korean War as a water purification specialist, and was stationed at Wendover Air Field in the Army Air Corp. Retired from Tooele Army Depot. He later worked at Oquirrh Hills School and loved the friends he made there. He enjoyed time with his family, helping on every project that they came up with. He also loved time with his beloved dog Sweetie Pie. He is survived by his three sons: Lee C. Jr, (Sheila), Mountain Green, Utah; Joseph C. (Annette), Colorado Springs, Colo.; and Mark W. (Tina), Erda, Utah. Also, 12 Grandchildren and 16 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Marguerite’s Catholic Church, 15 South 7th Street, on Saturday, September 10, at 1:30 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment at Tooele City Cemetery. Special thanks to our sweet friends at Canyon Home Health and Hospice who took such good care of him, most especially to Ellen, the “Lee Charmer”, Guy and Patty G!

Caroline Overson Jacobs Smith

Caroline Overson Jacobs Smith, age 86 passed away August 31, 2016. She started her journey August 19, 1930, in Lucin Utah. She was born to William Christian Overson and Mina Johnson Overson. About the time in the 3 rd grade the family moved to Delta. She went to school at Sutherland Elementary and High school in Delta. She married Curtis Wayne Jacobs August 10 th 1948 (he was the most handsome of them all), later solemnized in Salt Lake Temple November 21, 1952. Curtis worked at Tooele Army Depot so they moved to Stockton. They had 8 children. She was active in the church as chorister and other callings. Curtis died April 27 1989. She later moved to Tooele and worked at the Glowing Embers as their baker making pies and rolls for 11 years. She met her late husband John E. (Jack) Smith at the friendly Dance Club. They were married 11 years. They were a good team together remodeling and renting homes. He died March 3, 1996. She remained in Grantsville until 2014, when she moved to Santaquin to be close to siblings. She loved to help with humanitarian organizations, she was the fastest quilter of all. She loved singing and playing guitar for Seniors Centers and Care Centers. She was famous for her carrot cake. Caroline is survived by her children, DeLane Jacobs (Sherrie) Midvale, John Jacobs Tooele, Roberta Welton (Daniel Owen) Monarch, Deborah Watson (Greg) Tooele, Kevin Jacobs (Gail Morris ) Cedar City, Curtis Lynn Jacobs Santaquin. Corinne Campbell (Lance) Magna. She is preceded in death by her son David Jacobs, husbands Curtis and Jack. Caroline requested no funeral. A viewing will be held Tuesday September 6, 2016 from 6-8 PM at the LDS Church, 428 South Hale Street, Grantsville. And a viewing at at the same location on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 10-11 am. After which her body will be taken to the Grantsville cemetery for a ceremony of life. Family would like to thank the Santaquin 19th Ward for their kindness and Carma with Maple Creek Hospice for the best care and love they showed our mother.

Philip Chamberlain

1942 - 2016
Philip Edward Chamberlain died Monday, August 29, 2016 in Tooele Utah. Phil was born in American Fork, Utah to Afton and Katherine Chamberlain on June 16, 1942. The oldest of three siblings, Phil was raised in Cedar Fort, Utah and loved reading, hunting, fishing, and enjoyed playing and watching sports. In 1964 Phil was drafted into the US Army and was stationed in Fort Riley, Kansas. He married Carla Sagers on November 18, 1988. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple in 1992. Phil could always be found watching sports. He was a lifelong fan of the Utah Jazz and Oakland Raiders. He enjoyed being around family and loved his time spent working in the Salt Lake Temple. Phil is survived by his wife, one daughter Melissa, three sons, Mark, Chance, and Scott (Madeline.) He is also survived by his brothers Curtis (Sue) Chamberlain, Spencer Chamberlain and one sister Margaret (Bill) Stephens-Jordan. He is preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 2, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Grantsville LDS West Stake Center at 115 E. Cherry Street, Grantsville, UT. There will be a viewing the night before from 6:00-8:00 PM at the same location and again prior to the services from 9:30-10:30 AM. Interment will follow at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

Chad D. Durfee

1963 - 2016
Chad D. Durfee, our loving husband, dad, brother, uncle and friend passed away Saturday August 20th peacefully surrounded by family. Chad was born on March 15, 1963 in Oakland, California to Constance Bailey Durfee and Milo Vaughn Durfee. The Family moved to Taylorsville UT in 1969. He graduated from Kearns High School in 1981 after which he served a full time LDS Mission in the Mexico City North Mission. Upon returning he married his sweetheart and eternal companion Linda “Jill” Larson on August 8, 1984. He was an Eagle Scout and loved working with the youth. He valued hard work and was a man of faith always believing in our Savior Jesus Christ. Chad diligently worked 26 years for a software company where he developed many lifelong friendships and was provided the opportunity to travel and see the world. He was a man of many talents, who inspired others by his actions and example. He enjoyed being a member and serving with the SUP. His greatest joys came from watching the achievements of his kids and grandkids. He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Milo and Constance Durfee. Chad is survived by his wife, Jill; children, Camber (Allison)West Valley, Shea (Shellece)Logan, Dustin (Jentry)Ogden, Dane (Chelsea)Ogden, Callie (Kaleb Killpack)Grantsville, Bren, Neena; Grandkids, Khai, Jace, Lily, Everean Killpack; Siblings, Vaughn, Janell, Warren, Jeff, Milo, Tyler; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 26, 2016 at 1:00 in the 6th Ward building 81 N. Church St. with a viewing Thursday night from 6-8 and Friday prior to the services 11:30-12:30. Interment will be at the Grantsville Cemetery. We would like to thank all our Family and Friends for their outpouring of love, prayers and support. And for CNS for providing more than nursing. And Didericksen Memorial.

Richard "Dick" Hutchins

Richard Keel Hutchins ... "Dick"
A man whose heart was pure and without guile.
On a cold, stormy night in Emmett, Idaho, Richard Keel Hutchins was born in his family's home on January 4, 1935 to Elmer and Louva Keel Hutchins. Eighty-one years later on August 1, 2016, he was blessed to also be home surrounded by his family as he passed peacefully into the next life. He patiently battled the effects of Parkinson's Disease for over 17 years. As a young boy, his road led him to Wendover, Utah and then Rush Valley where he lived as a teenager. He was an excellent athlete, playing both basketball and baseball for Tooele High School. He loved those sports so much that he walked home to Rush Valley from practices. Many nights, he walked the whole distance. Some nights, he was lucky enough to hitch a ride. After graduating from Tooele High, he joined the United States Army and was honorably discharged after serving for two years. This time his road led him home to the United States from Germany. He got off the bus at the Blue Bird Confectionery in Grantsville. He met and married Barbara Jefferies, a Grantsville girl, in the Salt Lake Temple on December 7, 1956. The road then led him to Logan where he attended and graduated from Utah State University. In the end, the road led him back to Grantsville where they made their home and raised their three children, Mark, Jeri and Jeff. He was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and set an example of Christ-like humility. He had the wonderful opportunity to serve in all the organizations of the church, including bishop, where he touched countless lives. Dick loved golf! His children laugh as they remember how they've seen every golf course in every town they've traveled through. For 33 years he loved his job at Hercules. Both of these loves provided him with great friends. Those whose hearts will miss him on this earth will be: the one who calls him "Sweetheart", Bobbie Hutchins, those who call him "Dad": Mark & Tamee Hutchins, Jeri & Kevin Butler, Jeff & Krista Hutchins ... those who call him "Grandpa": Megan, Jacob, Taylor, Lindsay, Ryan, Whitney, Austin, Tyson, Dillon, Tanner, Jackson, their spouses and 17 great-grandchildren. Those who call him "brother": Calvin & Luana Hutchins and Dolores Bracken and of course, the many who call him "friend." Waiting for him in Heaven are his parents, his parents-in-law, Calbert and Chleo Fidler Jefferies and his great-granddaughter, Gracie Hope Critchlow. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 5, 2016 at noon in the Grantsville LDS West Stake Center at 115 E. Cherry Street, Grantsville, UT. There will be a viewing the night before from 6:00-8:00 PM at the same location and again prior to the services from 10:30-11:45 AM. Interment will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery. The family would like to thank Didericksen Memorial and Harmony Hospice for their loving care.

Dan Belnap

1928 - 2016
Dan Belnap, 88, passed away July 30, 2016 surrounded by friends and family that loved, respected, and revered him. He was in accident on July 29 that caused too much damage to his aging body to recover. He was born Jan. 5, 1928 to Emory and Martha Belnap in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was survived by his wife Elaine Smith Belnap, his daughters Peggy Belnap Jardine, Judy Belnap Bedingfield, and Dan Emory Belnap. He was Papa to 15 grandchildren and Great Papa 15 great grandchildren. The funeral will be held in the Murray 15th ward on 5555 S.700 West Murray, Utah on August 6, 2016 at 10:00 am. There will be no viewing prior to the services. Interment will be at Logan Cemeterry in Logan, Utah.

Trina Kaye Castagno-Cook

A loving mother, wife, daughter, aunt, cousin, and friend, left us after a long courageous battle with breast cancer. Trina devoted her life to her children and being a wife. During her battle with cancer she always had a positive "sassy" attitude and touched the hearts of those around her. Trina was born to Jodie and Kelly Castagno on March 15, 1981. She graduated from Grantsville High School in 1999. She met the love of her life, Curtis, and married him on November 27, 2004. Together they have 4 beautiful children Emmalie, Peighton, Tynli, and Makklyn. Trina went to the Skin Science Institute and graduated with her Master Esthetician degree in 2013. Trina's love for people was contagious, her laughter always filled the room with warmth and happiness. She loved spending time with her family in the outdoors. She is survived by her husband, Curtis Cook, her 4 children, her mother and father. Her siblings, Derrick (July) Castagno, Rachelle Murray (Cody Goff), Nick (Jessica) Castagno, Janessa (Sam) Ashcraft. Trina is also survived by many wonderful in-laws, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Joe and Myrtle Shields, and Claude and Norma Castagno. All services will be held at the Apple Street Chapel in Grantsville, Ut. There will be a viewing on August 3rd from 6 to 8 pm. The funeral service will be Thursday, August 4th at noon with a viewing prior at 11 am. The family would like to thank all of the communities that have supported them through this difficult time. They would also like to thank the Huntsman Cancer Institute, Didericksen Memorial, University of Utah, and Rocky Mountain Hospice Care.

Marcella Viola Aragon

1950 - 2016
Our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and great friend Marcella Viola Aragon passed away on July 22, 2016. She was born to Elizardo and Sally Vigil in Embudo, New Mexico on April 20, 1950. She attended school in Tooele, and grew up in TAD Park and Tortilla Flats (TF). It is these neighborhoods where she met her husband and many lifelong friends and made great memories along the way. She married Robert Aragon in 1970 and together they had four beautiful children Marty (Michelle) Aragon, Danny (Tina) Aragon, Jesse Aragon, and Stephanie Aragon. She had 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren whom she loved with all of her heart. Robert and Marcella later divorced but she remained very close to him and his family; especially Grandma Trudy who was like a mother to her. She worked at Curry Insurance for over 25 years and was a devoted employee. It was there where she greeted many people with her beautiful smile and kind “Hello”. She made many friends during her time there and was well known and liked throughout Tooele. Mom loved crafts, shopping, yard sales, decorating and gardening. She kept her home immaculate and was complimented frequently on her classy style. Mom had an infectious smile and sweet soul that would always make your day. We couldn’t go anywhere that she didn’t know someone and always knew their name. It would take forever to get through the store. Mom never knew how to drive a car from the front seat but she sure tried from the back. She loved all things beautiful in this world but most of all she loved her children whom she never gave up on to the very end. It has been said that a mother’s love is unconditional; her life if testament to this fact. She is survived by her children, Sister Rosie (Larry) Herrera, Brother’s Gerald “Lele” (Geniel) Vigil, Lawrence Vigil. She is preceded in death by her parents, Sister Cecelia Salazar and grandchildren Joe, Angela, and Daniel Aragon. Funeral services will be held on July 29, 2016 at St. Marguerite’s Catholic Church in Tooele. Mass at 11am and friends may pay condolences one hour prior starting at 10am. Interment will be at Tooele City Cemetery. Following interment we would like to invite friends and family to a luncheon at St. Marguerites in her honor. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

Bryce Durfee

Bryce was a thoughtful, giving, and fun loving kid known for his quirky grin, big heart, and even bigger hugs. He was unexpectedly taken from us on July 15, 2016 as a result of a lifelong medical condition. Bryce was born April 17, 1999 to Bryan Scott Durfee and Amy Jasper. We will always look back on the moments that made his life so meaningful. He was a hardworking, stubborn, spur of the moment kind of guy. He loved working with his hands, taking things apart and making something new. He once turned a lawn mower into a go-cart. He was great at, and enjoyed making PVC pipe air guns in the back yard. He could dream up anything. Bryce was able to take any idea and bring it to life. Many times throughout the years he surprised his mom, Lacie, with hand crafted treasures. He loved doing little things for her that showed how much he cared. He often told people how grateful he was to have her in his life. He loved riding 4-wheelers and horses, camping, and getting his hands dirty. He loved hunting and shooting with his idol, his dad. Despite not always seeing eye to eye, he wanted to be just like him and was into Fords, Nascar, fishing, and anything else his dad enjoyed. Like any little brother, Bryce could drive his sister, Hailey crazy. However, the two truly had a special bond. He loved to go anywhere and do anything with her. He always looked up to her and made sure she knew how much he loved her. It was easy to see he meant it. Bryce loved to be involved in harmless late-night shenanigans with his best friend and partner in crime, Sean. The loyalty and dedication between the two was incredible. When we look back on his short but meaningful life, we will smile knowing that he lived his life his way and lived it to the fullest. He wasn’t afraid to take chances or get hurt. He was confident in everything he did. We will never forget the sound of that contagious giggle or how he would always let you know that he loved you even if he had already told you several times that day. Bryce is survived by his parents; Bryan and Lacie Durfee, Amy and Don Kunzler; sister, Hailey; Grandparents Ken and Connie Durfee; Bret and Sabrina Anderson; Boyd and Judy Jasper; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. A viewing will be held on Wednesday evening July 20,2016 from 6:00-7:30 P.M. at the Grantsville 7th Ward Chapel (415 W Apple St). Funeral services will be on Thursday July 21, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. with a viewing prior to the services from 10:30-11:30 at the same location. Interment will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

Jose Gill Lozano Jr.

1979 - 2016
On July 8th 2016 God reunited Jr. with his son “Tito” in heaven. Jr. was born 12-31-79 a New Years Eve baby to Jose Gill Lozano and Victoria A. Cordova and his sister Andrea whom he loved dearly and loved to tease. Jr. was a jokester with a smile that could light up a room and a laugh that could be heard for miles! At age 10, Jr. gained a Mom, Monica and a little brother, Rudy Aragon. Jr. also lovingly welcomed into his heart his sisters Tanika and Aania and his brother Isaiah Peete. Jr. had 5 children. Jaslenne with Vivianni; and Tito, Nico, Izel and Sienna with Brianna. He was so proud of all his children. His kids were what made his very heart beat. Jr. loved spending time with family and friends. Growing up he loved playing basketball and was very good at it. He, his cousins and friends would play until late into the night. He loved going over to his Tio Pino and Uncle Pablo’s where he could hang out with all his closest cousins goofing off or just to hang out and watch movies. He is preceded in death by his paternal Grandfather Pablo I Lozano, paternal Grandmother Nati Lozano, Uncle Tuli Pablo Lozano, Tio Hector Ferrera and his baby boy Maurciano “Tito” Lozano. Rest in Peace Jr until we meet again. Services for Jose will be held at the LDS Church on 5555 South 700 West Murray UT. Funeral Service Saturday, July 16th, 10am to 12pm. Viewing Friday, July 15th, 6pm to 8pm. Leave condolences online at

Travis Takemori

1965 - 2016 On the evening of June 21, 2016, the world lost a great man and our lives have forever changed. Travis was born at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT on October 28, 1965. Travis was the best father, brother and uncle our family could ever have had. If you asked anyone that knew Travis well what his biggest accomplishment was they would say his role as a father. He was such a loving, nurturing dad, and the impact he had will be felt for a lifetime. Neiko was his pride and joy, his greatest accomplishment. If you were not lucky enough to have met Travis you only need meet his son Neiko to know who he was. He was a hardworking man who took pride in the work he did. Travis worked for Graphic Ink Co. for his entire adult life and always did the best for Doug, the Graphic Ink family, and their customers. He had a passion for riding his motorcycle, and working out at the gym. And you only knew that he loved you if you were teased. Preceded in death by: his mother Peggy, his father Fred, grandparents, brother Rick, niece McKenzee, nephew Thaddeus. Survived by: his son Neiko, his girls Kenadie & Dannie, daughter Ashley, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews. Services start at noon on June 30, 2016 at Goff Mortuary, 8090 S State St., Midvale, UT. Graveside services will follow at West Jordan Cemetery, 7800 S 1300 W, West Jordan, UT.

Gail L. Lee

1932 - 2016
Gail L. Lee passed away on Sunday, June 19th in Bountiful, Utah at the age of 83. He was born 9/8/1932 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Theodore Franklin Lee and Mary Snively Lee. Gail was raised in Ibapah, Utah where he developed a love for the ranch life. He then moved to Grantsville, Utah where he married his wife, Earlene Lee. He spent many years drilling and blasting in different locations. His career eventually took him to Tucson, Arizona where he lived with his family. He worked very hard not retiring until he was 80. It was then he returned to his home state of Utah. Gail was a very hard worker, good provider, and loved by so many. Gail is survived by his loving wife, Earlene Lee; daughter, Jessica Lee; son, Travis Lee; and sister Melba (Lee) Nicholes. He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore Franklin Lee and Mary Snively Lee; brother, Melvin; and brother in-law, DeVerel Nicholes. A viewing will be held on Friday, June 24th, at the LDS Church at 550 E. Durfee Street from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. Funeral services will follow at 12:30 PM. Interment will follow at the Grantsville City Cemetery. There will also be a late afternoon luncheon for all family and friends to gather at the LDS Church. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

Martin P. Hendriksen

Martin Peter Hendriksen 87 of Grantsville, Utah passed away peacefully on June 16th, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. Born July 6, 1928 in SLC to Oscar Peter Hendriksen and Kamilla Louise Olsen. Married Lila Jean Sorensen for time and all eternity in the SLC LDS Temple on October 26, 1949 Survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, 7 children, 29 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren. He was a faithful member of the LDS Church and led his family by love and example. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed. Service will be Tuedsay June 21, 2016 11:00am at the Grantsville 6th Ward building. 81 Church Street, Grantsville Utah. Visitation from 10-10:45am. Interment 1:15 pm at Larkin Sunset Gardens 1950 E. 10600 S., Sandy, UT 84092. At the family's request, please donate to the church perpetual education fund In lieu of flowers.

Alvin Lee Curley

Alvin Lee Curley, age 58, passed away June 15, 2016. He was born August 7, 1957. He was the oldest son of 9 children born to Alfred Curley and Hilda Lee Curley. Alvin was a member of the Dine' (Navajo) Tribe. He graduated High School in 1975. Lived in Tooele most of his life, in exception to going to school under the Indian Placement Program. Alvin was a very likeable guy, he had a lot of friends. He had a very generous spirit, always willing to help those that were less fortunate than him. He lived a life where he was always giving to another. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. As a brother, he was the "Big Brother" and always known as "One of the Boys" in reference to him and his other brothers. He always had a smile and loved to joke around. Fondest memories is when we all stayed up late and into the early morning talking about and remembering our growing up years. He was a long time Cowboy football fan, always ecstatic when he received gifts with his favorite team logo. Alvin was a true "Cowboy" at heart. With his black hat and his long black statesman duster coat, and his fancy cowboy boots; he dressed up in his attire with a sense of pride. We can now imagine him riding a horse off into the horizon. He is preceded in death by his father, Alfred Curley; and his mother, Hilda Lee Curley. Survived by his brothers: Ralph Curley of Magna, Eddie Curley (Susan) of Magna, Jarry Curley of Tooele, James Curley (Janet) of Gallup, New Mexico; sisters: Sharon Curley of Orem, Patricia Yeaman (Charles) of Tooele, Carolyn Pedro Curley of Tooele, Judy Cordero (Jon) of Ganado, Arizona, and many nephews, nieces, and cousins. Services and Interment will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Ganado Cemetery in Ganado, Arizona. A special thanks to Spring Creek Memorial of Window Rock, Arizona and also a special thanks to Didericksen Memorial of Grantsville. Condolences and Well wishes can be submitted on their website:

Tracy Doerr

1957-2016 Our beloved Mother,Sister,Wife,Grandma, Aunt, and Friend Tracy .D. Doerr passed away unexpectedly on Saturday June 4th, 2016 at the age of 59. Tracy was Born in Salt Lake City, Utah on April 26th, 1957 to Richerd .L. Allen and Betty R. Beckstead. Tracy was a Stay at home mom of her three children that were her life. The most precious lesson that she tough her kids was that family is everything. She was always there for her family (her smell) that she loved so much. She was the kind of person that would give her last dollar to help someone in need. She could always make anyone smile and laugh. Tracy is survived by her common law husband Bob Waddell, Her children Marcy Grange (Eric), Christopher Doerr, Ashley Clark (Larry), Her Sister Dana Higley (Lynn), 12 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, Nephews, Nieces, and close family friends that were her life. She is precede in death by her mother Betty .r. Beckstead, Her love Wade Doerr, Brothers Craig Allen and Larry Allen. We will be celebrating her life on Sunday, June 12th, 2016 at 85 West Apple Street from 3-6 pm for any friends or family that would like to pay condolence and celebrate her life. Then a immediate Family dinner at 7 pm. In lieu of Flowers there is a go fund me set up for Tracy Doerr.. Love you mommy

Clarence Medrano

Clarence Medrano, age 59 passed away Tuesday June 7th, 2016 in Delta, UT. Clarence was born in Salt Lake City, UT August 28, 1956 to Luis Medrano & Juanita Ortega Medrano. He loved his family more than anything in this world. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and working in his yard. He grew up in Grantsville, UT, then joined the Navy for 4 years. He then moved to Delta, UT where he started his career and retired from the power plant after 23 years as a painter. He is survived by his 3 children Elina Shumway (Dustin), Jenny Medrano, & Alex Medrano. He is also survived by his 7 siblings Jenny Lou Martinez, Jimmy Medrano, Andrea DuBois, Johnny Medrano, Robert Medrano (Kris), Jake Medrano (Jen), and Jamie Medrano. Our Dad was a one of a kind & will truly be missed. We know he's up in heaven enjoying his new life with his little brother Louie, and his parents.

Susanna Jane Suhaka

Susanna Jane Suhaka was born January 26, 2014 in Murray, Salt Lake City Utah. Suzu, one of the many nicknames she is affectionally called, was taken home by her Eternal Father on June 7, 2016, through a kind and precise plan that testifies to His goodness and grace. Susie came to earth, claimed her mortal body, obtained a sealing to an eternal family, gave everyone who knew her a glimpse of the pure love of Christ and the eternal joys yet to come, fulfilled her mortal probation, and left us to draw us nearer unto Him. Sue breathed life into us through her hugs, her joy for life made us more joyful, her innocence drew us to want to be better, her piercing blue-eyed gaze healed us, and she heals us still. Susie-lu is survived by all who loved her, including her parents Michael and Sheri, her siblings Ryan, Kevin, Kali, Nicole, Isaac, Bretton, and her baby sister Julia, and her grandparents Donald and Sylvia Suhaka and Spencer and Andra Kunzler. The entire family wishes to express their gratitude to all for their prayers and many acts of kindness on behalf of little Suz, and to the Lord for the continuing miracle of the queen who lived among us, the blond-haired girl called Sunshine. Services entrusted with Eternity Funeral Home, 801-449-1568.

Marcelle Marie Lance

1918 - 2016
On Sunday evening, June 5, 2016, Marcelle Marie Blanche Bouvet Lance passed peacefully with friends at her side at the young age of 97. Marcelle was born Sept. 20, 1918, in Paris France to Henriette Bouvet and Albert Taleuar. As World War II came to an end, Marcelle married the love of her life Charles Lance in Paris and left her home to join her husband in the United States. Marcelle adored her beloved poodles and although she had no children of her own, she helped raise quite a few. As a child, Marcelle performed in Paris with the famous children’s opera and caught the travel bug at the age of 17 when she was called to be a nanny in Helsinki, Finland. In her lifetime, she traveled to 43 countries within Africa, Asia, South America, Polynesia, Europe from Morocco to Bora Bora. Her final trip was at age 85 to Antarctica. Marcelle enjoyed entertaining and preparing fine meals with a flair of elegance. Marcelle enjoyed dressing fashionably and was a seamstress and made all of her own clothes with attention to the finest detail, which included knitting, embroidery and crochet. She was awarded many first place ribbons at the county and state fair for her abilities. After 71 years in the United States, her nails were as strong and beautiful as her French accent. Marcelle was an example of dignity and gracious living. We will remember her gratitude, love and her feisty approach to life. We are deeply grateful for the love, attention and service of all the caretakers who allowed Marcelle the ability to keep her dignity and independence until her last page was closed. Memories and Condolences may be left at In honoring Marcelle’s wishes, no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Magnolia House, Memory of Marcelle Lance, 464 S. Main Street, Tooele, UT 84074.

Logan Lloyd Messick

2003 - 2016 Logan Lloyd Messick was born February 13, 2003 in Cape Girardeau Missouri. He spent the first three years of his life in and out of foster care. In May of 2006, he found his forever family. He was sealed to his parents, Dan and Sarah Messick in the Saint Louis Missouri Temple. Logan has lived with his family in Idaho Falls, ID; Gallatin, MO; Centerville, UT; and Stockton, UT. He passed away peacefully at home on June 4th, 2016. Logan loved legos, puzzles, and coloring. His favorite color was red (probably due to the many compliments he received for his beautiful red hair). Logan loved music and learned to play many simple tunes on a keyboard. He was always eager to learn and continued to ask for new spelling words right up until the week he passed away. Logan was full of love for everyone and expressed that love in every action. Helen Keller once said, “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” Logan’s life is a testament to this truth. He suffered with the loss of his birth family, the instability of foster care, and a resulting difficulty with learning to trust. He spent his entire life in and out of hospitals and clinics, undergoing painful and frightening procedures. Logan endured a slow but steady loss of physical ability and was plagued with anxieties and phobias. Despite his many challenges, Logan was nearly always happy and cheerful. He woke up with a smile and went to bed with a smile. His gentle spirit and sunny temperament amazed everyone who knew him. In his short life, Logan was able to transcend his physical challenges and excel in the things that mattered most to him. He has inspired countless family members, friends, acquaintances and even strangers. He is a cherished son, brother, grandson, cousin, and friend. He will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, a gofundme account has been set up to help cover the funeral expenses. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

John Edward Fultz

1941 - 2016
John Edward Fultz passed away on May 28, 2016 after battling dementia and other illnesses. John was born November 29, 1941 to Joseph R and Georgia Johnette Fultz in Indianapolis, IN. He married to Iola Fae Brown on February 16, 1962 and they were married for 24 years. Together they had 5 children, Johnette (Steve), Edward (Tammy), Tom (Chris), Tricia and Jaclyn(Jake). They were later divorced. John married Jan Hawkins on October 4, 1986. He welcomed her son Mitchell, as his own. They were together for 30 years. John served in the Army from 1959-1962 and was honorable discharged. He worked at the Tooele Smelter and in the Ammunition areas of the Tooele Army Depot for many years. John enjoyed spending time with his kids camping, riding motorcycles and coaching his girls in softball. But he was especially happy seeing his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and learning what they were up to. He enjoyed woodworking and created many beautiful pieces. He enjoyed spending time in the garden with his son Tom and his family. He loved animals and enjoyed being in their presence. He was always willing to help someone in need, and was continually getting compliments on the that beautiful head of curly hair. He is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a sister Sharon Reid (IN) and brother William (Judy) (WA). He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Joseph and Mike, and twin sons Edward and Nathan. He will be dearly missed and always remembered for his generosity, willingness to help and deep love. The family would like to thank the nurses at the Canyon Home Health Care and Hospice and the staff at Magnolia House for their kindness, understanding and compassionate care. A memorial service will be held on June 4, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Old Grantsville Church 297 W Clark St. in Grantsville. Family will receive visitors 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Ophir Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association and spend time with those you love and never take their smiles for granted.

Carol Bowers Hammond

1949 - 2016
Carol Bowers Hammond beloved Sister, Aunt and Friend, and faithful servant of Jesus Christ passed away surrounded by her family and friends on May 22, 2016. Born October 8, 1949 to George Fredrick and Lucille Bowers Hammond in the Tooele Valley Hospital. She lived in and attended school in Grantsville, Utah. After graduating, Carol attended and graduated from Robert Stewart Beauty College passing her state boards in the top 5% of her class. After a few years of owning her own Beauty shop, Carol returned back to school where she received her equivalent associates’ degree in business. After graduating she started working for the LDS church where she faithfully worked for the Family History Department for 41 years before retiring in October 2015. As a member of the LDS Church she served faithfully in many callings. Carol participated in the Festival of Trees for many years with her special friends. She loved to bake, sew and in her later years tole paint. Never having children, she adored and doted her 2 nieces and 2 nephews often spoiling them rotten. Carol is survived by her brother G. David (Stacy) Hammond of Grantsville, Utah. Sister, Christine Smith of West Jordan, Utah. Nephews Micheal (Danette) Hammond of Grantsville, Utah, Jeffrey Hammond of San Diego, California. Nieces Tamara (Travis) Hallman of Powell Wyoming, Jennifer Hammond of Denver Colorado. Great Nephews: Samuel Hallman, Spencer Hallman. Great Nieces: Errin Hammond, Payton Hammond, Rachel Hallman, Emily Hallman. Viewing will be held one hour prior to services at 11:00 a.m. at the Mountain View 3rd Ward, 2901 West 9000 South Saturday, May 28, 2016. Interment in the Grantsville City Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

Dewey Clenneth Chapman

1937 - 2016
Dewey Clenneth Chapman, a beloved and devoted father, grandfather and husband, passed away May 21, 2016, in Tooele, Utah at the age of 79. He was born in Douglas, Arizona on May 15, 1937 to Alex and Ruth Chapman. He was the second oldest of seven children. He married Ann Zaslove on September 26, 1964. He is survived by his wife Ann, daughters Virginia Shurtz and Rebekah Nuckolls (Travis). Grandchildren Nicholas (Jeanette), Justin Daniel, Tyler (Alison), Jordan, Justin Anthony, Travis Jr, Lindsey and 3 great grandchildren, sisters Lillie Jinx, Claudia and brother Dallas Chapman. He was preceded in death by his son Daniel, brothers Alex and James, sister Virginia and parents Alex Chapman and Ruth Warford. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 1 pm at the LDS church located at 1717 N Berra Blvd, Tooele, Utah.

Elvis Eugene (Gene) Jones

1940 - 2016
Loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, son and uncle returned back to our Heavenly Father on May 14th, 2016. Born on May 22nd, 1940 to Arthur J Jones and Donna A Anderson Jones. He married his soul mate, Alice Catherine Mounteer (Kathy) on March 19th , 1959. Their journey started leading to raise 4 children; Tawna Keyes (Don), Gina Thayne (Dennis), Mika Jones (RoseAnn), Matthew Jones (Paula) and 1 grandchild that they raised as their own, Misty Stout (Marty). Gene had a strong love affair with cars. He owned his own wrecking yard and body shop. He loved to spend time building racecars for his wife to race at our local race tracks in the 1970s and again in the early 90s. He worked as a member of the grounds crew for the Utah State Fair Park for 10+yrs and retired in 1990. He then was forced to deal with health issues and later returned to work as a security officer for CBI Security until he fully retired in 2004. Kathy passed away in 1998. Gene married Carlene Price in 2014. He loved his entire family and leaves behind Father (Art), Wife (Carlene), 3 of his children, 5 sisters (Doris, Linda, Grayce/Eric, Donna Jean/Dave and Ramona), 2 brothers (John, Bob), 5 step children, 38 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren. Proceeded in death by his Mother Donna, Sister Judy, Soul mate Kathy, oldest Daughter Tawna and Brother-in- Law George Romero. There will be a Life Celebration for Gene on: Wednesday May 25th at 10:00am at the LDS church located at 4605 south Westpoint Drive West Valley City, Utah. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Mika or Gina. “Thank you, Thank you very much. Elvis has left the building.”

Robert J Brand

Robert J Brand passed away May 12, 2016 surrounded by his family. He was born in Murray, UT on January 23, 1949 to Elden Dale and Wilberta “Bertie” Gosman Brand. Bob loved growing up in Midvale, UT where there were fields to roam and trees to climb. He studied music theory and composition at BYU and drafting at SLCC. He married his sweetheart Sharon Ann Tillman in the spring of 1975 in the Salt Lake Temple, and together they raised 5 children. In 1977 they moved to Grantsville, UT where he started the Tooele Valley Mosquito Control program. While there, he originated the mapping system now used throughout the state of Utah. At his retirement in 2014, he received the Don M. Reese award for his exceptional work. Bob was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was always willing to serve. He held many callings and loved being the ward organist. He loved the Book of Mormon above any other book. He was a missionary at the LDS Employment Resource Center at the time of his passing. Bob loved life. He had many friends that he held dear. He had an influence on many. But nothing brought him greater joy than his faith in Christ, and his family. He loved his wife and children beyond words. He loved being a grandpa, and the time he was able to spend with his grandchildren. Bob was preceded in death by his loving parents, his little brother Larry (Cathy), and his sweet wife Sharon. He is survived by his five children, Adrian (Michele) of Grantsville, Neal (Heidi) of Syracuse, Rebecca Greenburg (Ben) of Tooele, Russell and Rachel of Grantsville, 12 grandchildren, his sisters Cheryl Nielsen (Gale) of West Jordan, and Joan Enniss (Merrill) of Bluffdale. Funeral services will be held on May 17, 2016 at 11:00am in the Grantsville LDS West Stake Center at 115 East Cherry Street, Grantsville, UT 84029. There will be a viewing the night before from 6-8pm and again prior to services from 9:30-10:45am. Interment will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery.

Farrell Veloy Butler

February 9, 1929 - May 8, 2016
Farrell Veloy Butler, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend passed away peacefully May 8, 2016. He was born February 9, 1929 to Richard Ellis and Clara Leone Butler at the family home in Grantsville.

Born and raised on a farm/ranch Farrell knew the value of hard work. It paid off as he (Fearless) and his high school buddies captured the State Basketball Championship two years running in 1946 & 1947. His athletic prowess proved to be just as good on the football field for GHS. He played one year for the U of U before serving his country in the Navy. He remained close throughout his life to all his friends in his 1947 GHS graduating class.

Farrell learned his vocation while serving in the Navy, becoming an avionics electronic technician. After completing his military service he married the love of his life, Martha Jean Hicks, on July 23, 1951. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple in 1958. He and his young family lived in Seattle WA while he worked for Boeing Aircraft. Eventually they returned to Grantsville where he worked for Hercules in the Aerospace Industry until he retired in 1992.

Most important to Farrell were his family, church and community. He supported his many children and grandchildren in all their activities. “Do Your Best” was his motto. He was a true Grantsville Cowboy and U of U Ute thru and thru. He served faithfully in the LDS Church as Bishop, Stake High Councilman and many other positions. He and Martha were founding directors of the Grantsville Family History Center, Served a Mission at the LDS Employment Center in Tooele and were Temple Workers. He was grateful to serve in whatever calling given him.

Humble, gentle, kind and loving are the words that best describe Farrell. A pillar of strength to all that knew him, he led in many capacities by example. Those who knew him cherished his friendship dearly.

The joy of his life was music. Whether at the Deer Hunter’s Ball, Father & Sons, or the Old Time Fiddlers, he loved to play his guitar and harmonica. The grandchildren loved to sing and dance when grandpa played his guitar! He had a special talent of bringing family and friends together with his music!

Farrell is survived by his wife of 64 years, Martha; his children, Wayne (Jeannine), Linda Christiansen (Steve), Bob (Belinda), Curt (Pam), Jolene Droubay (Scott), John (Marjorie) and Christie Carlson (Todd). He is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, his sister Leila Riding and many nieces and nephews that he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 siblings, and a nephew Raddie, whom he raised as a son.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016, 12 pm at the LDS Chapel, 428 South Hale Street in Grantsville. Visitations will be on Wednesday, May 11 from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday from 10-11:30 p.m. prior to services at the same location. Interment will be at Grantsville City Cemetery. A special thanks to the staff at Diamond Jane’s for their loving care of our father. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.


Eloise Watts Griffiths

Eloise Watts Griffiths, beloved mother, sister, wife, grandmother, and friend, peacefully returned to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, May 3 rd , 2016. Eloise was born March 26th, 1944, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to LeMoyne and Emeline Watts. She was their fourth child and first daughter. In 1949, the family moved to the Island area in Logan, Utah, where she spent the rest of her childhood and college years. As the oldest daughter in a family of nine kids, she was teased by her brothers and was a second mother to her younger siblings. She loved Logan and often spoke of her dream of moving “home” after leaving Cache Valley. 

Eloise attended college at Utah State University, receiving her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education with a minor in Music. She later returned to school to add Elementary Education and a master’s degree in Education to her repertoire. She taught at North Summit High, Western Hills Elementary, and Dugway Elementary, teaching all grades but kindergarten. Mrs. Watts was admired and revered by her students, as she was a charismatic teacher who engaged her class. Many times, she was given “troubled” students, who often turned into some of her best after experiencing her genuine kindness and interest.

In 1968, Mrs. Watts became “Mrs. Griffiths” after marrying her long-time friend and neighbor, Thomas Griffiths, in the Logan, UT temple. “Tommy” grew up right next door to Eloise in Logan, and the two were perfectly suited for one another. Shy Tom and outgoing Eloise would rarely be separated for more than a few days over the next almost 50 years. Starting their marriage in Dugway, Utah, where Tom worked for Dugway Proving Grounds, they bought a house and moved to Grantsville in 1976, three years after their first child, John Alan, was born. At that point, Eloise became a full-time homemaker and was entirely devoted to her husband and children. Tom and Eloise loved working together on the house and in the garden. Keeping their home and yard beautiful was a top priority in the Griffiths’ household. They loved growing their own vegetables, and won the Grantsville “Beautification Award” on different occasions.

In 1977, a daughter, Greta Marie, was added to the family. And the family welcomed a son, Nathan Thomas, in 1985, when Eloise was almost 42 years old. When people asked if Nathan was her grandson, she would just smile and laugh. Eloise was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and a true and faithful mother in Zion. She taught her children the gospel, and served diligently in many callings in the church, including Visiting Teacher, Primary Teacher, Primary Chorister, Family History Specialist, Relief Society Chorister, Relief Society 2nd Counselor, Relief Society President, Organist, and others. She was very talented musically and dramatically, and was a highly sought after voice and organ soloist. She also directed many musical programs and several stake “roadshows”.

Eloise suffered with health problems almost all her life, but maintained a cheerful attitude regardless, and accomplished many wonderful things. She was a shining example to all around her and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas Alan Griffiths of Grantsville, UT; son, John Alan (Alexia) Griffiths of Mesa, AZ; daughter, Greta Griffiths Ward (David) of Logan, UT; son, Nathan Thomas Griffiths (Nicki) of Mesa, AZ; her grandchildren, and her eight siblings. The family would like to thank the Grantsville 14th ward for all their unending love and support. Also, a special thanks to her wonderful, hardworking Hospice nurses that were so very helpful and supportive.

 Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 at the Grantsville Stake Center (550 E Durfee St). A “meet and greet” will be held prior to the service at 11:00 a.m. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.


Steven "Scot" Fischer

1968 - 2016
Our beloved father, brother, husband, and friend, Steven "Scot" Fischer passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the age of 47. Scot was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 10, 1968, to Helmut and Shirley Fischer. Scot attended Hillcrest High School and Salt Lake Community College and later served an LDS mission to St. Louis, Missouri. Missouri always held a special place in his heart and he loved to tell stories about his time there. Scot worked in the copier industry for 20+ years, and most recently with Automated Business Products. He made many lasting friendships at work. Scot married the love of his life Shaunell "Shawnee" New on January 18, 1996, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple for time and all eternity. Together they have three amazing kids whom he dearly loved. He was an active member of the LDS Church and served in many different callings. He loved to serve the people of his ward, especially when he got to work with the youth. He looked forward to spending every Wednesday night with 'his boys,' watching them develop into fine young men. Scot loved to be in the outdoors, especially fishing with his family. His family was his life. He would spend every waking minute with them. Scot always had the biggest smile on his face, and that is what we will miss the most. Survived by his wife, Shawnee, and his three children, Shaylei (19), Jayden (17) and Kaylei (12); mother, Shirley; siblings, Ryan (Drew), Bonnie Bennett (Allan), Robert (Diana); in-laws, Bob and LuGene New, Darren New, Kori Wakamatsu (Josh); and many nieces and nephews. Scot was preceded in death by his father, Helmut, and nephew, Caydin. A viewing will be held Thursday, May 5, 2016, from 6-8 p.m. at the Grantsville 6th Ward Chapel located at 81 Church Street in Grantsville. Funeral services will be Friday, May 6, 2016, at 11 a.m. at the Grantsville 6th Ward Chapel, with a viewing beginning at 10 a.m. Interment at Grantsville City Cemetery, 350 W. Main Street, Grantsville, Utah. In lieu of flowers, donations are accepted at any Cyprus Credit Union under the name of Steven Scot Fischer. The family would like to express appreciation for the great outpouring of love and generosity.

Claude "Squawk" Parkinson

Claude Henning Parkinson, “Squawk”, cherished husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away peacefully at home, April 21, 2016 after a short battle with cancer. Claude was born May 7, 1929 to George S. and Anna Johnson Parkinson in the family home in Grantsville. Hegraduated from Grantsville High School in 1948. While at GHS he enjoyed participating in the traveling roadshow, playing center on the football team and making lifelong friendships. Claude served in the Army from 1950-52 during the Korean War. When he returned from Korea he continued working for Morton Salt Company for 43 years until his retirement in 1991. In addition to his full-time employment, Claude painted and wallpapered homes around Tooele County to help provide for his family. Claude married Maralee Skogerboe on September 11, 1954. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Squawk loved Grantsville. He served on the zoning and planning commission and also as a city councilman. After retirement, he volunteered many years as the curator of the Donner Reed Museum where he enjoyed meeting people from around the world. Claude also served in various capacities for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Claude was known for his happy nature, quick smile, coin tricks and story-telling. Claude is survived by his wife of 61 years, Maralee; his three daughters, Doelene Pitt (Craig), Patricia Parkinson, and Krista Sparks (Bryan) and daughter-in-law Jody Parkinson Yager (Tom) all of Grantsville. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren. Claude is also survived by his sister Lois Lawrence (Bert), and sister-in-law Wanda Parkinson. He was preceded in death by his son George S. Parkinson, parents and six siblings. A viewing will be held at the Grantsville Stake Center, located at 550 East Durfee on Wednesday, April 27th from 6-8PM. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 28th at the Grantsville Stake Center at 12:00PM with a viewing from 10-11:30AM. Interment will be at the Grantsville City Cemetery following the services. A special thank you to Didericksen Memorial for directing the services and to Rocky Mountain Hospice for their excellent care.

Jeanine Jefferies Johnson

Jeanine Jefferies Johnson, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully on April 20, 2016 surrounded by family. She was born September 16, 1928 in Grantsville, Utah to Richard Calbert and Chleo Fidler Jefferies. Jeanine graduated from Grantsville High School where ‘Shop’ was one of her favorite classes. She married the love of her life, Don Henning Johnson on February 26, 1947. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Jeanine worked for many years at the Jr. Mart. She served faithfully in many callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, crocheting, traveling, painting pictures and sharing a Pepsi with family and friends. She always looked forward to the next family party. She sang in a quartet with her mothers and sisters and sang at numerous church and community functions. Jeanine is survived by her three children, Connie (Larry) Palmer of Saratoga Springs, Karen (Tim) Parks of Stansbury Park and Eric (Annette) Johnson of Grantsville; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her sister Bobbie Hutchins. She was preceded in death by her husband, son, Larry Don; Parents, sister; Elaine Beacham and brother Clyde Jefferies. Special thanks to Michelle Bolinder and the staff, volunteers, and owners of Diamond Jane’s Assisted Living Center and Barb and Sharon of Canyon Home Care and Hospice. Viewing will be held at the Grantsville West Stake Center, located at 115 E. Cherry St. on Friday, April 22nd, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 23rd, at the Grantsville West Stake Center at 11:00 am with a viewing at 10:00 am.

Merna Joan (Garrard) Walbeck

Merna Joan (Garrard) Walbeck passed away Tuesday April 12th at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City. Merna was born June 19th 1939 to Mervyn Leslie Garrard & Joan Sarah (Bates) Garrard. Merna was the oldest of three siblings and enjoyed her role as big sister. Merna grew up in Lake Point, Utah and graduated from Tooele High School in 1957. After high school Merna moved to Salt Lake and worked at the church office building. She lived with roommates in Salt Lake. One of those roommates was Carol (Walbeck) Thomas. Carol introduced Merna to her brother Dale and they started dating. Dale and Merna were married on December 28th 1964 in Granger, Utah. They made their home for many years in Rose Park. On September 21st 1969 they were blessed with their first son David Leslie Walbeck. On August 14th 1972 they were blessed with their second son Brian Dale Walbeck. They raised their family in Rose Park. She served in many callings in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Her favorite calling was being a primary worker. She was very involved in her son’s lives. She always volunteered at school and even served as the P.T.A. President at Backman Elementary School for a time. She would have done anything for her kids. After her parents passed away, Dale and Merna moved back to Lake Point. She was so happy to be back in Tooele County. She was thrilled when both David and Brian moved to Tooele County to be closer to her and Dale. Merna is survived by her husband of 51 years Howard Dale Walbeck, Sons David Leslie Walbeck (Rebecca) of Lake Point, Brian Dale Walbeck (Becky) of Tooele. Grandchildren Teisha and Emmersen, Brothers Leonard (Colleen) Garrard of Lake Point & Doyle (Diana) Garrard of Lake Point. Also survived by many brothers and sisters in law and many special nieces and nephews. Merna was proceeded in death by her parents Mervyn and Joan Garrard. A viewing and family visitation will be held on Saturday April 16th at 12 noon at the Lake Point LDS Chapel at 1366 Canyon Road in Lake Point, Utah. A memorial service will follow at 1:00 pm. Interment will take place Monday April 18th in the Mt. View Cemetery in Beaver, Utah at noon. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.