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John D. Burnett
HAINS CITY, FL - John D. Burnett, 75, passed away suddenly Saturday, April 24, 1999. He was born October 12, 1924, to L.C. and Mabel Burnett in Florida. John was commissioned into the Air Force in 1943, at the age of 19, as a Second Lieutenant. He served as a pilot, instructor pilot, fighter pilot instructor and public affairs officer. After 30 years of service John retired but still continued to teach pilot basic flying, instrument flying and aerobatics. In recent years John began writing and recording music. John has had four top 40 songs with two of these making the top 10 on the Independent Gospel/Country charts. John married Dorothy Stone in 1943. They later divorced. Together they are the parents of six children: David (JoAnn) Burnett, Brigham, Kathy (Cal) Workman, Payson, Paul (Jill) Burnett, West Jordan, Larry (Kim) W. Jordon, Karen (Curtis) Jentzsch, Willard, Kristen Gordon, Sandy and 20 grandchildren. John was currently married to Rosa Burnett of Florida. They have a son, John Burnett. Services will be held Wednesday, April 28 in Florida.

Melba Clayson Checketts
BEAR RIVER CITY - Melba Clayson Checketts of Bear River City, died Saturday, April 24, 1999, at her home. She was born September 9, 1921, in Cornish, Utah, the daughter of Edward and Lula Romney Clayson. She married Marlo A. Checketts on March 9, 1943, in the Logan LDS Temple. Melba was raised and educated in Cache Valley. She taught school at Honeyville and Bear River City and she loved speech and drama. She was a Daughter of the Utah Pioneers. Melba was a member of the LDS church. She was active in all the auxiliaries of the church; she loved her callings as Relief Society President, Junior Sunday School Coordinator and Stake Relief Society Secretary. She also served an employment service mission with her husband. Survivors include her husband, Marlo A. Checketts; four sons: Sidney (Rosemarie) Checketts of Sandy, Myron (Diane) Checketts of Riverton, Brice (Marlene) Checketts of Dayton, ID, Kim (Susan) Checketts of Bear River City; one daughter, Margo (Keith) Cook of Bear River City; one brother, Reed (Maxine) Clayson; one sister, Maxine (Fred) Nyland; two sisters-in-law, Guelda (Keith) Clayson and Dorothy (Rex Vidmar) Clayson; 31 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers: Keith, Rex Vidmar, and Marvin Clayson, and one granddaughter, Tammy Cook. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, at the Bear River City Third Ward LDS Chapel. Friends may call 12:15-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, at the Bear River City Third Ward LDS Chapel. Bishop Lee Pearson will officiate. Interment will be in the Bear River City Cemetery. Arrangements by Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home.

Marlene M. Hinck
BRIGHAM CITY - Marlene M. Hale Hinck, 62, passed away peacefully at her home in Brigham City, Utah on Friday, April 23, 1999. She was born on February 8, 1937, in Afton, Wyoming, a daughter of Rex A. and Reberta Miller Hale. Her father preceded her in death when she was six months old. Her mother married Harold M. Brower who raised her. She lived her childhood in Freedom, Wyoming. Marlene married her sweetheart, Harry Kenneth Hinck, on June 7, 1959, in Bedford, Wyoming. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. She was a member of the Harper LDS Ward in Brigham City, where she had served as chorister, primary and relief society teachers, and was with the cub scouts for many years. Marlene was a schoolteacher for 37 years and retired in 1997. She was active in the 4-H program for 30 years. She loved horse racing, fast pitch softball, and all sports especially the Utah Jazz. She loved the animals, but most of all she loved her husband and everything he did. Surviving are her husband, Harry of Brigham City; four children, Shauna (Larry) Wade of Warren, Utah; Shane H. (Michelle) Hinck of Brigham City; Codi Ann (Agustin) Escobar of Brigham City; and Harry Klay (Julie Ann) Hinck of Logan, Utah; twelve grandchildren. Also surviving are one brother and two sisters, Harold Martell Brower of Freedom, Wyoming; Trudy Sargent of Fort Collins, Colorado; Tess Corsi of Etna, Wyoming. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 27, a.m. at the Harper Ward LDS Chapel, 620 North 300 East, Brigham City. Interment will be in the Calls Fort Cemetery under the direction f Myers Mortuary.

Chester Nordahl Johnson
BRIGHAM CITY - Chester Nordahl Johnson, 84, died April 22, 1999, in Brigham City, Utah. He was born February 5, 1915, in Nome, North Dakota, eldest son of Herman Chester and Dena Johnson. Chet was raised in North Dakota, and came out to Utah with the CCC program in the mid 1930's. He married Marie Townsend Anderson September 9, 1939, in Salt Lake City, Utah, later solemnized in the Ogden LDS Temple in 1995. He was a member of the Brigham City First LDS Ward. Chet retired from Hill Air Force Base as a management analyst in 1977. He and his wife, Marie are lifelong residents of Brigham City. Chet idolized his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a farmer at heart, loved to plant flowers and putter in his yard. Surviving are his wife, Marie Johnson of Brigham City; four sons, Dahl K. (Joyce) Johnson, Puyallup, Washington; Barry L. (Nanette) Johnson, Liberty, Utah; Bruce H. Johnson, Eden, Utah; Larry C. Johnson, Salt Lake City, Utah. 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, and a brother, Melbourne H. Johnson, Fargo, North Dakota. Preceding him in death are his parents and a brother, Delmore. Funeral services were held Monday, April 26, at Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East, Brigham City, Utah. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

Conway E. Parry
BRIGHAM CITY - Conway Evelyn Parry, 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Brigham City on Sunday, April 25, 1999, from natural causes. He was born on August 26, 1912, in Cedar City, Utah, a son of Evelyn Conway and Eliza Ann Macfarlane Parry. He was a graduate of CSU and USU. Conway married his sweetheart, Ruth Bushnell, on December 27, 1939, at the St. George LDS Temple. He was a member of the Brigham City Seventeenth LDS Ward, where he had served as Sunday School President, Financial Clerk, home teacher and was a temple worker. He was member of the Sons of Utah Pioneers. Conway served in the Army in World War II and Korean Conflict. He also was a member of the National Guard. He drove touring bus for the Utah parks and worked in the CCC camps, he retired from the BLM as supervisor and worked at the County Assessor Office. He enjoyed dancing, singing, and writing. He loved the outdoors and loved being with his family and going on trips with them. Conway loved learning about everything. He loved his country and performing with the Color guard for the Golden Spike Ceremony. Surviving are his wife, Ruth of Brigham City; four children, Douglas C. (Chris) Parry of Sandy, Utah; John B. (Sherlyn) Parry of Orange Vale, California; Camille P. (Clare) Olsen of Brigham City; Niel E. (Shannon) Parry of Citrus Heights, California; 21 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Alice Cannon, Katurah Snow/Hillis and Bernice Merryweather. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 29, at 11 a.m. at the Brigham City Seventeenth LDS Ward Chapel, 139 East 300 North. Friends may call on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Myers Mortuary, 205 So. 100 East, Brigham City and on Thursday at the church from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the VFW Post 1695.

Virginia (Giney) Baltazar Sargent
CORINNE, UT - Virginia (Giney) Baltazar Sargent left our lives on April 23, 1999, after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born on July 11, 1933, in the small town of Bethel, Vermont. Leaving on this earth was her friend, soulmate and love of her life, John Baltazar; two daughters: Debbie (Broom) Cruz, Corinne, UT; and Linda J. Hore and her husband Scott Hore, Honeyville, UT; sister, Betty Stearns, Stowe, VT; step-mother, Arlene Stearns; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; three step-brothers: Kenneth, James and Gary Sargent, all from Vermont area; three step-sisters: Beverly, Carol and Judith. Preceded in death by her mother, Mildred Cleveland, of Vermont and her father, Ellis (Bunk) Sargent, from Vermont. She also left behind three beautiful cats, her rose garden and her love for birds. ""Giney" was always up for a good game of Yahtzee, as well as a good game of pool. She loved to go out and have a good time with her many friends. One of her favorite places to go for a weekend getaway was with John while he played in his pool tournaments in various places in Nevada, and in Blacksmith Fork camping with John. She'd sit by the fire, read a good book and wait for John to come back from fishing. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate any donations to a memorial fund for her. A celebration of her life was held on Sunday, April 25, in Corinne. Funeral arrangements by Petersen Funeral Chapel.
In Memory of Grandma (Virginia Sargent)
by Christopher Siegler (3-15-99)
Sometimes I wonder why we're here
Or do we all have a fear.
Some people don't talk about this
All they need is a hug and kiss.
Some people want to sit and cry.
Some people will wish to fly.
All I know is we all get love
From friends, from family or the heaven above.
There is only thing that is fair,
Everyone seems to care.
It doesn't seem fair, not at all
For everyone has to fall.
I wonder if others will agree
Or if their thought can't break free.
If they do that is nice.
If they don't, they're as cold as ice.
Some will begin to yell and scream
But we are all on one team.
This is what I'm trying to say --
In this life we all will pay.
Not in money, but in tears,
`Cause everyone will have fears
For in this life we're all free.
Wonder what the next will be.
The only thing we all will see
Is everyone's thoughts should be free.
Just take these thoughts into mind.
And you will know what to find.
There is life and there is death
So just everyone every breath.

Norma Matilda Wight Sackett
BRIGHAM CITY - Norma Matilda Wight Sackett, 90, died October 5, 1999, at the Sunshine Terrace in Logan, UT. She was born October 28, 1908, a daughter of Lewis Sylvester, Sr. and Sarah Matilda Whitaker Wight She married William "Bill" Sackett October 30, 1930, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died June 30, 1999. She was a member of the LDS Church and had been a primary teacher for many years. She worked as a nurse helping many of the doctors in the Brigham City area. She and her husband enjoyed spending time with family, traveling in their trailer and dancing. Norma's hobby was the beautiful flower gardens around her home. She took great pride in her geraniums. Surviving are her son; Richard "Dick" and Janice Sackett of Logan, two grandchildren; Sydney and Julianne and three great-grandchildren; Brittney, Teara and Bronson. She was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters. Funeral services were held Friday at the Brigham City Ninth LDS Ward Chapel in Brigham City. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery under the direction of Myers Mortuary. In Lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Sunshine Terrace in Logan on Norma's behalf for the fine care and love she received.

Hazel Grace Johnson Summers
TOGETHER AGAIN - BRIGHAM CITY- Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and loyal friend, Hazel Grace Johnson Summers, 82, slipped peacefully out of mortality into the arms of her Heavenly Father on Friday, October 8, 1999, at the Bear River Care Center in Tremonton, Utah. She was born September 22, 1917, in Brigham City, the daughter of Seymour A. and Ethel Mae Clifford Johnson. She married Merlin Leroy Summers on August 19, 1937, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Merlin died on August 15, 1989. Hazel lived and received her education in Bothwell, Tremonton and Brigham City. She enjoyed volunteering as a Pink Lady at the Brigham City Community hospital and enjoyed doing shoe repair with her husband. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served in various callings including Logan Temple Officiator, Young Women's Presidency, Primary Teacher, Sunday School Teacher, Relief Society Teacher and Cub Scout Den Mother. Survivors include her three children, Shanna Summers (Leon) Taylor of Ogden; Sheldon (Kathleen) Summers of Ogden; and Randall J. Summers of Albuquerque, NM; one sister Mary Wood of Salt Lake City; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Merlin "Mike", two sisters and a granddaughter. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 13, 1999, 11:00 a.m. at the Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home, 111 North 100 East, Tremonton, with President G. Ward Taylor officiating. Friends may call Tues. Oct. 12th from 6-8 p.m. and Wed. Oct. 13th from 9-10:45 a.m. at the Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

Elaine Ella Underwood
BRIGHAM CITY - Elaine Ella Underwood, 57, died October 10, 1999, at her home. She was born April 24, 1942, in Philadelphia, PA. to Louis and Mary Kiefer Keehfuss. She married Thomas Underwood in 1962 in California. They lived in Brigham City for the past 20 years, surrounded by family and friends. She had worked at Godfrey's Foothill Retreat for 10 years. She had a very strong and deep love for the elderly. She enjoyed sewing, reading, crocheting and crafts of all kinds. She is survived by her husband, Tom, of Brigham City; three children: John Joseph Underwood, Las Vegas, NV; Vincent Bradley Underwood, Salt Lake City, UT; Heidi Marie Doman, Brigham City, and two grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers: Louis Keehfuss and Howard Keehfuss. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 14, 1999 at 11: a.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East, Brigham City. Friends may call at the mortuary on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Elaine Loader Hunsaker Aguirre
AMERICAN FORK - Elaine Loader Hunsaker Aguirre, a beautiful and gracious sweetheart, mother, grandmother, great grandma and friend died on February 25, 2000, in American Fork. She left this earth in her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on November 30, 1927, in Pleasant Grove, UT to Nathaniel and Loretta Slater Loader. The night of her birth her father left the porch light on for his only daughter, "the star of Bethlehem." She had five brothers. She was educated in Pleasant Grove. Elaine was Strawberry Queen in 1947. She married Max A. Hunsaker on September 18, 1947, in the Logan LDS Temple. She was a talented, wonderful homemaker and made everyone feel welcome in her special name. She was a devoted mother and always made sure that her children knew they were loved. Elaine was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and had served the church in every auxiliary. She was dedicated to genealogy work and continued to do research until the very end. She was the source of spiritual strength for the family. She and Max are the parents of two daughters, one son, 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. They divorced in February 1990. She married Joseph M. Aguirre June 12, 1993. She and Joe spent many hours in their beautiful yard, which was their "Garden of Eden." Elaine enjoyed learning and took many courses in a variety of subjects to better her self and help others. She enjoyed traveling and seeing the splendor of the world and meeting people from different countries. She was gregarious and outgoing, making friends wherever she went. She is survived by her spouse and sweetheart, Joseph M. Aguirre; two daughters: Tamara (Steven) Nelson, Murray; Shelley (Mark A.) Walker, Brigham City; one son: Allen (Diane) Hunsaker, Henderson, NV; 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Max A. Hunsaker, American Fork. Brothers Dale Loader, American Fork, Ben Loader, Provo and Grant Loader, Pleasant Grove. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. Funeral services were held Tuesday February 29 in American Fork. Interment American Fork Cemetery.

Carl Emery Beckstead
ORANGEVILLE - Carl Emery Beckstead, age 60, died suddenly at home February 25, 2000. He was born October 17, 1939, in Preston, ID to Carl Foster and Vida Roskelley Beckstead. He married Kathlean Jewkes September 17, 1960, in Orangeville, later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple March 7, 1962. He was an active member of the LDS Church where he and his wife served a mission at Cove Fort as well as in the Manti Temple. He loved hunting and fishing with his family. He graduated from BYU in 1963 and taught school for Box Elder School District for 30 years. Carl is survived by his wife Kathlean of Orangeville, children Carl R. (Michelle) Beckstead of Orangeville, Becky (Robert) Moore of West Weber, Phillip J. (LaNet) Beckstead of Green River, Wyo., Shane R. Beckstead of Salt Lake City, Cody Ben (Shannon) Beckstead of Honeyville, Tomothy E. (Kimberley) Beckstead of Brigham City and Paul W. Beckstead of California and 24 grandchildren. Also survived by five sisters, Thayl (Ross) Winn, Joscelyn Grow, Jeanine (Floyd) Anderson, Laurel Perry and Cheryl Simpson. Also survived by brothers-in-law Lamar Scofield and Gary Hill. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Carolyn Scofield and Enid Hill. Funeral services were held Monday, February 28 in the Orangeville LDS Chapel. Burial will be in the Orangeville Cemetery.

Golda Ruth Beckstead Crandall
BRIGHAM CITY - Golda Ruth Beckstead Crandall, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away Monday morning, February 28, 2000, at the age of 101 years. She was residing in Brigham City at Godfrey's Foothill Retreat. Golda was born in Riverton, Utah, on January 1, 1899 to George Francis and Charolette Emmeline Hamilton Beckstead. She was the youngest daughter and the 12th of 13 children, all now deceased. Although she traveled extensively, she lived her life in Utah and California. Golda married Grant L. Crandall on April 14, 1920, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He preceded her in death on February 1, 1970, two months short of their 50th wedding anniversary. Golda is survived by her four children Max B. (Darlene) Crandall of Washington, UT; Ruth (William) Knudsen of Alpine, UT; Jean (Jay) Nielsen of Brigham City; and John D. (Mary) Crandall of Carolton, Texas. She had 18 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and twenty plus great-great grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at Provo Cemetery Thursday, March 2 at 2 p.m.

Germaine Harries Curlee
SEAL BEACH, CA - Germaine Harries Curlee passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, February 26, 2000, at the age of 83. She had suffered two heart attacks in the previous three weeks. She was the youngest of two children born to Hugh James and Catherine Sullivan Harries. She was born in Topeka, Kansas, on March 12, 1916. She grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, where she met and married J. Paul Curlee, also of Phoenix, on November 21, 1936. He died in 1989. Survivors include three daughters: Geramine Curlee Tanner, Willard; Eleanor Marie Silvers, Orange Beach, Alabama; and Catherine Curlee, Costa Mesas, California; 17 grandchildren, and 22 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Hugh Harries, her only son, Robert Paul Curlee, and a granddaughter, Cindy Silvers. A graveside memorial service will be held at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Phoenix, Arizona.

Vyrle Balls Dunnington
BRIGHAM CITY - Vyrle Balls Dunnington, 83, died on Sunday, February 27, 2000, due to injuries sustained from a fall in November, 1999. She was born March 19, 1916, in Hyde Park, Utah, a daughter of Parley and Mary Ann Cook Balls. Vyrle married Edward Dunnington, and he later passed away. She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and three sisters. Memorial services will be held on Monday, March 6, at 6 p.m. at Petersen Funeral Chapel. Friends may call one hour prior to services.

Fontella O. Edwards
BRIGHAM CITY-Fontella O. Edwards, 94, peacefully passed away Saturday Feb. 26, 2000, at her daughters home in Pleasant View. Fontella was born July 24, 1905 in Rexburg, Idaho a daughter of David A. & Rosilla Osborn. She grew up in Brigham City, attending Box Elder schools. On August 30, 1924, she married William T. "Bill" Edwards, with the vows later solemnized in the Logan Temple. They lived in Ogden, until 1947 when they moved to Spokane, Washington returning back to Utah after his retirement in 1971. He passed away March 15, 1988. She continued to live in Brigham City until September of 1998 when she moved to Pleasant View, Utah to live with her daughter and son-in-law.Fontella was an active member of the LDS Church. She served in various positions, including stake and ward primary president, stake and ward relief society president and was a dedicated visiting teacher until the age of 90. She was a choice lady, always giving of herself. She would work her heart out for a cause she knew would benefit her family and her fellow man. Surviving are two daughters, Willa Jean (Wayne) Hart, Clearfield and Marcia (Garth) Christensen of Pleasant View. One son, Blaine Edwards preceded her in death.Fontella is also survived by eleven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, 12:00, at the Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East Brigham City, Utah. Friends may call at the mortuary on Tuesday, from 10:00-11:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

Bryant Albert Robinson
BRIGHAM CITY - Bryant Albert Robinson, 93, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great great grandfather and brother has been reunited with his wife of 65 years. He passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2000, in Brigham City. He was born on April 28, 1906, in Farmington, Utah, a son of Albert Carlos and Bertha Lambertine Stoffel Robinson. Bryant married Sonoma Arleen Philips on November 3, 1933, in Los Angeles, CA. Their marriage was sealed in the Mesa LDS Temple on March 13, 1934. She passed away on January 29, 1999. He was an active member of the LDS Church serving in many ward and stake positions. Bryant is survived by two sons and two daughters: Steven Bryant (Carolyn) Robinson of Mesa, AZ; Joseph Dale (Ruthi) Robinson of Brigham City, UT; Rosalind (Richard) Soules of Ellensburg, WA., and Arleen Egan of Brigham City, UT; 23 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren and still counting. Also surviving are two brothers: Carlos (Betty) Robinson and Kermit (Edith) Robinson. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 1, at 11 a.m. at Petersen Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City. Friends may call on Wednesday from 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Alpine Cemetery in Alpine, UT.

Glen D. Fisher
BRIGHAM CITY Glen Dee Fisher, 86, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at his home in Brigham City from cancer. He was born on June 15, 1913 in Florence, Kansas a son of Charles Edvurn and Tiney Francis Fisher. He married Gladys Patton on December 9, 1937, in Kansas. They were later divorced. He then married Inez Wyatt Johnson on May 10, 1959, in Long Beach, California. She preceded him in death in February of 1992. Glen married Jean Kendall on February 19, 2000, in Brigham City. Glen had worked as a farm hand, in a slaughterhouse and later helped make plastic parts for aircraft in California. He loved to go hunting, fishing and trapping, traveling and loved to go to the Brigham City Senior Center. He had lived in Parma, Idaho, Long Beach, California and after retiring moved to Brigham City, Utah. Surviving are one son, Don (Patty) Fisher of Perry; step children, Gary Zingg of Crescent City, California; Tom Zingg of California; Angela Clifton of Ogden, Utah; Scott Wash of Layton, Utah; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; one sister, Lottie Hoffman of Marion, Kansas. He was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother. Memorial services were held Saturday, May 27, at the Myers Mortuary in Brigham City. It was Glen's wish to be cremated. In lieu of flowers the family wishes that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 2404 Washington, Blvd. #218, Ogden, Utah 84401 or The Heart Disease Research Foundation, National Office, 50 Court Street- 306A, Brooklyn, New York 11201-4801.

Tessie Peck Larson Lewis
KAYSVILLE, UT - Tessie Peck Larson Lewis, age 85, passed away May 25, 2000, in Kaysville, Utah. Born January 26, 1915, in Salt Lake City, Utah, she is daughter of Richard Carl and Margaret Saunders Peck. She married Maurice Ludvig Larson on January 26, 1934, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He preceded her in death. She married Boyd Elmer Lewis in West Valley City, Utah. She was an active member of the LDS Church where she served a stake mission in Salt Lake City and in the Florida Tallahassee Mission with her husband, Boyd. She also served as ward and stake chorister, Primary President and Sunday School teacher. She enjoyed the many hours of service she rendered at the Jordan River Temple. She was a great mother, artist, poet and author. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her husband, Boyd; children, Dixie (Thedore) Allen, Tremonton; Dutch (Gay) Larson, West Warren; Geraldine (Gordon) Holbrook, North Salt Lake; Theo Larson, Salt Lake City; Sunny (Wendell) Peery, Kaysville; Timothy (Naomi) Larson, Taylorsville; stepson, Leslie (Alayna) Lewis, Heber City; 50 grandchildren; sister, Mavis Larson, American Fork. Preceded in death by her husband, Maurice; daughters, Joysa DeAun, Tessie Dawn, Connie Marie Wilson; sons, LaMonte Maurice Larson, Kit Cardell Larson. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the Granger Tenth Ward. Interment, American Fork Cemetery, under the direction of McDougal Funeral Home.

Randy James Munns
ROY - Randy James Munns beloved son, brother and father passed away peacefully on May 27, 2000, surrounded by family and friends, after a courageous battle with cancer. Randy was born June 28, 1955, in Brigham City, Utah, to James Austin and Barbara Marble Munns. Randy married Jeri Warburton in the Logan LDS Temple on June 25, 1976. To this union they were blessed with six children. They were later divorced. Randy married Shanna Kapp Jeppesen in the Logan LDS Temple on August 14, 1993. This union wsa blessed with one son. They were later divorced. At the time of his death, Randy was a financial analyst for the University of Utah Hospital. He was an active member of the LDS Church. He was an Elder in the Springbrook Ward in the Roy West Stake. He had served in the past as the Elder's Quorum President, Gospel Doctrine instructor, home teacher and numerous other church callings. He presently served as Priest Quorum Advisor. Randy was educated in Box Elder County, graduating from Box Elder High School and later graduating from Utah State University Magna Cum Laude. Randy is survived by seven children whom he loved and cared for very much. Sheri, Kasey, Mindy, Jackie, Gerold, Jandi and Austin Munns. Also surviving are his parents, James Austin and Barbara Marble Munns of Brigham City; two sisters, Suzanne (Ralph) Jones, Kearns, UT; Terie (Ron) Corbett, Ogden, UT; three brothers: Tyler (Harlene) Roy, UT; Kelly (Kerri) Heber City, UT; and Royce (Shanne) Munns, Brigham City and many nieces and nephew who love hime very much. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 1, at the Springbrook Ward Chapel, 2915 West 4425 South, in Roy. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Petersen Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, and one hour prior to the services on Thursday morning in Roy. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Springbrook Ward, Hospice Nurses, and all the loving neighbors and friends. Randy very much appreciated all of you.

Eberisto Garcia Silva
BRIGHAM CITY - Eberisto (Ebbie) Garcia Silva, 73, died May 23, 2000, at his home. He was born October 26, 1926, in Fredricksburg, Texas, a son of Marcello Silva and Josephia Garcia. He married Donna May Wixom August 23, 1953 in Brigham City, Utah. He had served in the U.S. Navy and was employed by Hill Air Force Base for 32 years. He enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing, watching his grandchildren, wood working, camping, hunting and going to Wendover. He had lived in Texas until he was 12-years-old then Utah became his home and he loved it here. He is survived by his wife, Donna, four children: Robert (Vicki) Silva, Ogden, Utah; Shirley (Kelly) Williams, Layton; Vicki M. Silva, Brigham City; and Randy (Kim) Silva, Tremonton, 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren with one more on the way. He is also survived by three brothers: Elidio, Tony, and Marcello, four sisters: Juana, Mary, Felix, and Estelle. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Ann, his parents, and Domingo Silva and Pat Silva, Sr. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 30 at Myers Mortuary in Brigham City. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery. The family wants to thank Hospice of Utah, Bonneville Dialysis, and Dr. Harry Senekjian for their loving care. The family is grateful for every minute they had with him and taking care of him. We love you Dad, and we'll miss you. We know that you'll be waiting for us, and we'll have a grand reunion.

LaDonna Lund Watters
BRIGHAM CITY - Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend LaDonna Lund Watters, 69, unexpectedly passed away to return to her loving Father in Heaven on May 27, 2000. LaDonna was born on May 10, 1931, in Cedar City to Marva Dunton and Willard Hyrum Lund. She was raised in Southern Utah where she met her future husband. She married Keith 0. Watters on July 2, 1947, in Paragonah, Utah. They were sealed for time and all eternity on Dec. 9, 1949, in the Saint George, LDS, Temple. They lived in Cedar City and Springville before moving to Brigham City, where they have remained for the last 40 years, while raising a family of four. LaDonna was a loving wife and mother who always put her family first. She was known for her generosity and willingness to help others. She was an active member of the LDS church were she served in many positions over the years including teacher, visiting teacher, genealogy work and Relief Society President. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting making many afghans, dollies and baby clothes for family, friends and ward members. She also enjoyed painting, traveling and having her husband and family around her. She is survived by Keith 0. Watters of Brigham City, her loving husband of 55 years; her daughter LaDell (Boyd) Jensen and sons Kerry (Linda) Watters, Randy Walters, and Steven (Diane) Walters; her brother Norman Lund and sisters Verna Lawrence, Norma Davenport and Dora Knight;14 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Brigham Eleventh Ward, 506 South 200 East, Brigham. Friends may call Wed. 6 to 8 p.m. at Myers Mortuary in Brigham and Thurs. at the church 10 to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery

Chloe E. Yates Vickers
Chloe E. Yates Vickers of Brownsville, Texas, died of a heart attack on May 22, 2000, in Mexico, while on vacation. She was born in October, 1921, and raised in Brigham City, a daughter of Elias and Elizabeth Larsen Yates. She graduated from Box Elder High School in 1940 then attended Weber State College and the University of Utah. She received her Masters Degree from Utah State University. She married Merle Vickers on September 22, 1946 in Elko, Nevada. She had five children: David Vickers, Rohn Vickers of Ohio; Lohn Vickers, deceased; Anne (Frank) Schille, Ken___, Washington; Owen Vickers, Lancaster, California; 10 grandchilren; one sister, Vaudis Hauenstein of Brigham City; one brother, Floyd Yates of Salt Lake City; one sister-in-law, Elsie B. Yates. It was her wish to be cremated. There will be no services.


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