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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Alvin Godwin Green

1931-2016
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 didericksenmemorial.com.
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