SALINA - Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Emma Yvonne Levie Edwards,
71, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday morning, May 7, 2000, following
a fight with colon cancer.
Yvonne was born in Venice Jan. 25, 1929, to Clarence and Emma Miller
Levie. She lived in Sevier County during her childhood, but her family
moved during high school and she graduated from Davis High School in Kaysville
She married Gene Edwards in the Salt Lake LDS Temple Nov. 25, 1952.
They have three children. Yvonne and Gene lived for many years in Arizona
and Texas before retiring in 1993 in Salina.
Yvonne was always active in the LDS Church and has served as a temple
worker in the Dallas, Texas and Manti LDS temples, and in such callings
as Primary president, Relief Society counselor and visiting teacher.
But her great love was always the Boy Scouts. She spent many years
in Arizona, Texas and Utah working as den mother with the Cub Scouts and
Webelos. Even as a grandmother, she still had her "boys" who came every
week to their meetings.
Quiet and reserved to those who didn't know her well, she opened up
around the scout and the children in Primary and they felt her love.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Helen.
She is survived by her husband, Gene B. Edwards, Salina; daughter (Emma)
Jean (Michael) Newman, Bountiful; Rodney (Michelle), Queens Creek, Ariz.;
Brian (Susan), Richfield; seven grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren;
brother, Arden Levie, Cedar City.
The family would like to extend their thanks and love to the staff
of Gunnison Hospice Care for all of their support during the last few months.
They have become very dear to all of us.
Funeral services will be Thursday, May 11, at noon in the Salina LDS
Second Ward. Friends may call at Springer Turner Funeral Home in Salina
Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m., and Thursday morning from 10:30 to
11:30 a.m., prior to services.
Interment will be in the Richfield City Cemetery under the direction
of Springer Turner Funeral Homes of Salina and Richfield.
MARYSVALE - Harry La Vaughn Alls, 68, Marysvale, died May 4, 2000,
in Richfield. He was born Sept. 19, 1931, in Lynn, Ark., to John Benjamin
and Elizabeth Gladys Jones Alls. He married Donna Meria Ingling Heffner
April 28, 1990, in Oxnard, Calif.
He served in the Korean conflict. He was a welder and metal fabricator.
He is survived by his wife, Donna, Marysvale; children, John Michael
(Karen) Alls, Washington; Linda DiMidil, California; Susan (Mike) Amiot,
Colorado; Elaine Chipman, California; stepchildren, Dawn (Timothy) Poole,
David Heffner and Debra (Mike) Cates, all Texas; six grandchildren and
two step-grandchildren; brothers and sister, Benny (Shirley) All, Becky
(Phil) Peterson, both California; Danny (Carol) Alls, Oregon.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Cremation services took place May 4 in Salt Lake City. Memorial services
will be held Friday, May 12, at 4 p.m. in the Marysvale Baptist Church.
Funeral directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield and Salina.
Logan Del Ballard
Logan Del Ballard, our very special "Little Man," passed away Thursday,
May 4, 2000, in Ann Arbor, Mich., of complications related to congenital
He was born March 22, 2000, in Sioux Falls, S.D., to Brian and Paige
Steck Ballard. Logan spent the first 26 days of his life under the dedicated,
compassionate and professional care of Sioux Valley Hospital Care Nursery.
He was then able to bless our lives at home for 10 short days before returning
to intensive care.
He was flown to Ann Arbor, Mich., to undergo heart surgery, but passed
away soon after arriving. Special thanks to the many generous people who
cared for both Logan and his parents. Our "Little Man" will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his parents, of Aberdeen, S.D.; grandparents, Irene
Steck, Richfield; Carl and Calene Steck, Annabella; Linda and Del Ballard,
Midvale; great-grandparents, Reed and Lula Payne, Glenwood; Jennie B. Wright,
Midvale; also aunts and uncles, Ashley and Sabrina Steck, Richfield; Scott
and Joni Ballard, West Jordan; cousins, Jaylon Steck, Linzie and Brenden
Graveside services were Tuesday, May 9, at 3 p.m. in the Richfield
City Cemetery, Richfield. A visitation was held at the Magleby Mortuary
in Richfield Tuesday from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Funeral directors, Goff Mortuary,
Sue Chappell Olcott Barnson
MONROE - Alberta Sue Chappell Olcott Barnson 46, lost her battle
with leukemia May 6, 2000. She was born May 5, 1954, the youngest child
of Blain Mansfield and Katie Webster Chappell.
She loved being the daughter of a farmer and his wife and was proud
to claim Loa as her childhood home. She worked at the side of her father
driving a tractor and making cheese at the cheese plant. Her mother was
her teacher at home and in 4-H.
She began school at Loa Elementary and went on to graduate from Wayne
High School, and from Snow College in 1974 and Utah State University in
1976, with a semester of fun at BYU Hawaii. She worked at Monroe Elementary
and was a substitute teacher in LDS Seminary. She gave her time as a teacher
in Primary, Cub Scouts, Young Women and Sunday School in the LDS Church.
She also served as the Stake Primary president with people who became her
Sue married Neal Rolf Olcott in the Manti LDS Temple Dec. 27, 1978.
After his death she was married to Lorin Jay Barnson in the Manti LDS Temple
April 27, 1990. Their son is Derrick Jay Barnson.
Her last wish was to spend her final three weeks hugging her husband
and watching her son. No matter how weak she felt she got up every morning,
fixed breakfast and waved goodbye through the window to Derrick as he rode
his bicycle to school.
Sue lived the past part of her life in Monroe and learned to love the
Green Valley and its people as her own. Those people have served her and
her family generously, faithfully, and devotedly the year and one-half
of her illness. Their outpouring of love can only be counted in heaven.
The family who will miss her include her husband, Jay Barnson; mother,
Katie Chappell; children, Derrick, McCall, Cade (Karen) and Haley; grandchildren,
Clinton and Abby; brothers and sisters, Charles (Cathy) Chappell; Mathew
(Patricia) Chappell; William "Bill" (Susan) Chappell; Deanna (Frank) Maxfield;
Hildred (LeRon) Cobia, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father; husband, Neal.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 9, at 11 a.m. in the Monroe Fifth
LDS Ward chapel with Bishop Robert Dowell officiating.
Charles Chappell (brother) gave the family prayer; Marsha Chaston played
prelude and postlude music and Mathew Mills offered the invocation.
Tributes were by Deanna Maxfield (sister), Cyndee Rose (best friend)
and Mathew Chappell (brother), with remarks by Bishop Robert Dowell.
Music included a violin selection by Ron Cobia (brother-in-law), "I
Know That My Redeemer Lives," accompanied by Hildred Cobia (sister); a
selection by mark and Christine Maxfield and a selection by Laura Hales,
Cena Rasmussen, TeriLyn Chappell and Melina Chappell, "My Heavenly Father
Loves Me," accompanied by Mark Maxfield. Scott Christensen offered the
Interment was Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Loa Cemetery where
Bill Chappell (brother) offered the dedicatory prayer. Pallbearers were
Derrick Jay Barnson, Bill Chappell, Mathew Chappell, Charles Chappell,
Ron Olcott, Blaine Olcott, Ron Mills and Manny Hasoppe.
Honorary pallbearers were Cade Barnson, Lyndon Jones, Frank Maxfield,
Ron Cobia, Doug Olcott, George Howard, Thomas Rose, Mark Maxfield, Blain
Mathew Chappell, Ben Cobia, Daniel Cobia, George Chappell, Charles Chappell,
Tyson Chappell, Cabe Chappell, Shay Chappell and Travis Chappell. Funeral
directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield.
Chari S. Jorgensen
SIGURD - Our beloved wife, mom, daughter, sister, nanny and friend,
Chariton "Chari" Street Jorgensen, 57, Sigurd, passed through the heavenly
realm May 6, 2000, in Provo, of complications from an extensive surgery.
She was born Jan. 1, 1943, in Richfield, a daughter of William Folland
Street (deceased) and Mary Jayne Seegmiller Street. She married John E.
Jorgensen, son of Joy Jorgensen and the late John Jorgensen, Jan. 1, 1961,
in Las Vegas, Nev. They have resided their entire married life in Sigurd.
Chari enjoyed many hobbies. She loved her family and being with them.
She taught us how to believe in ourselves when we didn't know how, and
to love each other and life. These are our grandest gifts. Her teachings
will continue to live through all whom she has touched. She will be greatly
Chari is survived by her husband, John; her three daughters, Toni Jorgensen
and Charles Chukwu; Jacki Wilson; Paige and Adam Johnson; foster child,
Lori Powell; eight grandchildren, Marshall, Cameron, Blake, Mary Jayne,
Joel, Jill, Justin and Rhett, and many more who called her Mom. She is
also survived by her mother, Mary Jane Street; brother and sister, Edward
J. and Elaine Street; Billie and Craig Conder; mother-in-law: Joy Jorgensen;
sister-in-law, Sharlene and Jay Willden.
She was preceded in death by her father and her father-in-law.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 12, at noon in the Sigurd
LDS Ward chapel. Friends may visit with the family at the Springer Turner
Funeral Home, 260 North 400 West, Richfield, Thursday evening from 7 to
9 p.m., and at the ward chapel in Sigurd Friday from 10 to 11:30 a.m.,
prior to the services.
Interment will be in the Richfield City Cemetery under the direction
of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina.
Eldrie S. Nielson
Eldrie Irene Sorensen Nielson, 93, Richfield, died May 6, 2000,
in Richfield. She was born Jan. 23, 1907, in Gunnison to James Martin and
Annette Christine Uckermann Sorensen. She married Phillip Vernal Nielson
Oct. 2, 1928, in Manti. The marriage was solemnized March 28, 1972.
She was an active member of the LDS Church. She was a member of the
DUP. She enjoyed attending the temple. Eldrie had a kind heart and expressed
her feelings through her crocheting, gardening, flowers and sweet peas.
She loved her family and loved it when the babies came to see her.
She is survived by six children, Enid (C. William) Holt, Salina; Phillip
(Rose Marie) Nielson, St. George; Dean (Gerri) Nielson and Pamela (Jake)
Bagley, both Salt Lake City; Stanley (Frankie) Nielson and Steven (Patsy)
Nielson, both Richfield; 32 grandchildren; 103 great-grandchildren; four
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers and sisters,
Ray Sorensen, M.D. Sorensen, Katie Mae Barney, Edna Peterson, Alonzo Sorensen,
Hazel Higgins and Curtis Sorensen.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 9, at 11 a.m. in the Richfield
Eighth LDS Ward chapel with Bishop Lyle E. Larsen officiating.
Jake Bagley (son-in-law) gave the family prayer; Karen Boyter played
prelude and postlude music and Jeff Nielson (grandson) offered invocation.
Enid Holt (daughter) read a poem and tributes were by Jamie Adams and
Tanielle Conder (granddaughters) and Klair Nielson (grandson), with remarks
by Bishop Lyle E. Larsen. Speakers were Stan Nielson (son) and Dean Nielson
Music included a selection by the grandchildren and great-grandchildren,
"I Am A Child Of God" and "Families Can Be Together Forever," accompanied
by Frankie Nielson (daughter-in-law); a selection by Vickie and Eugene
Platt (grandchildren), "That Wonderful Mother Of Mine," accompanied by
Frankie Nielson, and a selection by Toni Beeler, Misty Cornilles and Tammy
Pace (granddaughters), "How Great Thou Art," accompanied by Frankie Nielson.
Carl D. Nielson (grandson) offered the benediction.
Interment was in the Richfield City Cemetery where Bill Holt (son-in-law)
offered the dedicatory prayer. Pallbearers were grandsons, Russell Holt,
Donald Holt, John Nielson, Carl Nielson, Randall Nielson, Jeff Nielson,
Klair Nielson, Craig Nielson, Darwin Bagley, Mark Bagley, Robert Bagley,
Dick Nielson, Jay Dee Nielson, Chad Miller, Matthew Nielson and Brennon
Nielson. Funeral directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield.
Tony Abel Casto
SALINA - Tony Abel Casto, 82, died peacefully at his home in Salina
May 1, 2000. He was born Dec. 17, 1917, in Salina to Rudolph and Ruby Jensen
Casto. He married his sweetheart, Wilma Keele, July 13, 1949, in Parowan.
The marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple April 12, 1990.
She preceded him in death May 31, 1996.
Tony was a Veteran of World War II where he served in the Army. He
was a lifelong stockman, farmer and was a state brand inspector for more
than 25 years. He was employed by the Producers Livestock Auction in Salina
and Salina Land and Grazing Association until his death.
Honesty, integrity, keeping your word and doing a full day's work were
some of his many characteristics. He loved the mountains and being outdoors.
He is survived by his children, Eugene Casto and Marsha (Shyrel) Baker,
Salina; Janice (Bruce) Winter, Riverton; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren;
brothers and sisters, Glendon Casto, Bellingham, Wash.; Ned Casto, Salt
Lake City; Allie Colby and Mary Lou Hansen, both Richfield; mother-in-law,
Sigrid Keele, Riverton.
He was preceded in death by parents; wife, Wilma; brother, Jack Casto;
sisters, Lucille Vest, Mae Anderson and Ruby Dell Balle.
Funeral services were held Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Salina LDS Stake
Interment was in the Pioneer Cemetery in Salina with military rites
by the Salina American Legion Post 36. Funeral directors, Magleby-Jensen
Mortuary, Salina and Gunnison.
Rainey Larsen Bridges
GLENWOOD - Rainey Larsen Bridges, 77, Salt Lake City, died May 4, 2000,
in Salt Lake City. She was born Jan. 13, 1923, in Glenwood to Hans and
Ida Peterson Larsen. She married Neal M. Bridges Feb. 10, 1946, in Ely,
She is survived by her husband, Neal, of 54 years; son, Richard M.
Bridges, Salt Lake City; grandchildren, Rainey Marie Bridges, Shawn Bridges
and great-granddaughter, Madsen Marie Bridges; brothers, Elvie Larsen,
Layton, and Jay (Fay) Larsen, Elsinore.
Graveside services and interment were Monday at 1 p.m. in the Monroe
City Cemetery with Dan Baird officiating.
Dan Baird gave the family prayer and Ron Hunt offered the invocation.
Remarks were by Elvie Larsen.
Music included a vocal solo by Janet Bird, "The Test," and a vocal
solo by Barbara Bird, "I Want To Be A Cowboy Sweetheart."
Rex Bridges offered the dedicatory prayer.
Pallbearers were Richard Bridges, Shawn Bridges, Dan Baird, Ron Hunt,
Rand Hunt, Jay Larsen and Les Larsen. Honorary pallbearers were Elvie Larsen,
Neal M. Bridges, Rex L. Bridges and Bob L. Bridges.
Funeral directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield.
Jerry Dean Horgesheimer
ELSINORE - Jerry Dean Horgesheimer, our wonderful husband, father, brother,
son, grandfather and friend, passed away Aug. 17, 2000, after a two-year
battle with a glioblastoma brain tumor. Jerry was born June 12, 1941, in
Hammond, Ill., to John Melvin Horgesheimer and Anna Augusta Gansch Horgesheimer.
He spent his childhood days and teenage years in Lansing, Ill., before
moving west to Utah to attend college.
Jerry enrolled at Utah State University where he earned his bachelor's
degree in forestry and met his beautiful wife, Necia Delone Jensen. Jerry
joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the summer of
Jerry and Necia were married Nov. 23, 1962, in Elsinore. They were
sealed in the Manti LDS Temple in April 1964. Jerry passed on his love
for the gospel to his children. He will be remembered as a pioneer who
brought the gospel to the Horgesheimer family for generations to come.
We will be forever indebted to him for his courage and faith.
Jerry earned his MBA at Utah State University and his Ph.D. in business
at Arizona State University. Jerry worked for Arthur Anderson and Pete
Marwick. His greatest work was as a university professor where he shared
his love for teaching with many students who gained from his insight and
knowledge. Jerry taught at Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University,
Weber State College, Utah State University, and most recently at Southern
Utah University where he was honored by his colleagues for outstanding
contributions to the college of business. Jerry also had the opportunity
to teach for a semester in Russia.
Jerry loved the outdoors and had a passion for guns and hunting. Jerry
wrote and published many articles for outdoor and gun magazines throughout
his life. He was most at home in the woods or on a prairie dog hunt. He
will be greatly missed by his many faithful hunting partners, including
his sons and daughters who, with their father, always had plans for another
Jerry was a beloved husband and father who cared for and loved his
wife and children unconditionally. He was gentle and kind and his grandchildren
loved him to pieces. He is affectionately known by his grandchildren as
Papa Jerry. We will love you forever Papa!!
Jerry is survived by his wife, Necia; children, Jared Horgesheimer,
Jason (Kristi) Horgesheimer, Julie (Jared) Barnes, Jennifer Horgesheimer,
Jessica Horgesheimer; father, John Horgesheimer; sister, Bonnie (Dennis)
Hickle; grandchildren, Kelli, Jayci and Brock Horgesheimer and Clara Barnes.
Jerry we love, admire and miss you. We look forward to the day we are all
The Horgesheimer family would like to thank the many ward members and
friends who offered so much love and support to Jerry and his family. Words
cannot express the appreciation and love we feel for you all. We would
also like to thank Dr. Deborah Blumenthal and Dr. Randy Jensen for their
continual support and care and the many Hospice workers who gave of their
love and time.
Funeral services were held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Old Kaysville Tabernacle,
with Bishop Brian Tarbet of the Barnes Park LDS Ward officiating.
Jared Horgesheimer gave the family prayer; Diane Webster played prelude
and postlude music and Jennifer Horgesheimer offered the invocation.
The eulogy was given by Jared Horgesheimer; a poem was by Necia Horgesheimer
and tributes were by Earl Hindley, Drew Moren and Jack Hill. Speakers were
Kristi Horgesheimer, Jason Horgesheimer, Jared Barnes and Bishop Brian
Music included selections by the congregation, "How Great Thou Art"
and "Abide With Me; 'Tis Eventide"; a selection by Diana Thomas, "The Wind
Beneath My Wings," and a piano solo by Julie Barnes, "O My Father." Jessica
Horgesheimer offered the benediction.
Interment was in the Elsinore Cemetery Monday at 5 p.m. Jason Horgesheimer
offered the dedicatory prayer. Pallbearers were Matthew Thurston, Gregory
Pack, Jon Vona, Rodney Jensen, Scott Hickle, Jeff Sanchez, Merton Alldredge,
Donald Barnes and Justus Loyett.
Honorary pallbearers were Jared Horgesheimer, Jason Horgesheimer, Jared
Barnes, John Horgesheimer, Calvin Seeley and Dennis Hickle. Funeral directors,
Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield.
Jillean Utley Bagley
SEVIER - Jillean Utley Bagley, 31, Mapleton, passed away Aug.
17, 2000, from injuries sustained in a car-train accident.
She was born Sept. 4, 1968, to Lavoy and Roberta Sorenson Utley. She
married Shawn Rowland Bagley in March 1992.
Jill was raised in Sevier. She graduated from South Sevier High School
and later attended Stevens-Henager College and Utah Valley State College
in Provo. She worked at the Provo Library.
Her greatest joy came from being a mother and running a preschool called
"Tiger Tales." Jill loved teaching children and was a profoundly caring
She is survived by her husband, Shawn Bagley; a daughter, Lindsey;
son, Brendan; father, Lavoy; mother, Roberta; brother, Brocks Utley, Smithfield;
sisters, Brenda, Portland, Ore.; Stephanie, Maryland; Robin, Cedar City,
and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday, August 21 at 2 p.m. in the Mapleton
White Church. Interment was in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Clarence D. Dunn
JOSEPH - Clarence D. "Clair" Dunn, 83, Joseph, died Aug. 18, 2000, in
Richfield after a short illness.
He was born Feb. 4, 1917, in Joseph to William and Charlotte Bradbury
Dunn. He married Ruth Sophia Utley March 19, 1937, in Richfield. The marriage
was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.
He started herding sheep at the age of 12. He worked in the mines for
many years from Kimberly mines to Lark. He moved back to Sevier County
and worked for the Elsinore Feed Company and later retired from the Sevier
County Road Department.
He enjoyed farming and ranching. He had a great love for horses, dogs,
hunting and fishing.
He was an active member of the LDS Church. He provided many hours of
service to the church farms and with his neighbors. Right to the end, his
sense of humor supported him, his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth, Joseph; sons, David, Salt Lake City,
and Hayven (Kim), Orem; six grandchildren; sisters, Mary Howcroft, Las
Vegas, Nev.; Ila (Earl) Utley, Joseph; brother, Bud (Bernetta) Dunn, St.
He was preceded in death by parents; daughter, Carolyn Lee; brothers
and sisters, Raymond, Ethel, Arnold, Carl, Vida, Iva and Lono.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m. in the Joseph/Elsinore
LDS Ward Chapel in Elsinore. Friends may call at the Neal S. Magleby &
Sons Mortuary, 50 South 100 West, Richfield, Wednesday evening from 6 to
8 p.m., and at the ward chapel in Elsinore Thursday afternoon from 12:30
to 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in the Joseph Cemetery.
Croft Peter Christensen
MAYFIELD - Croft Peter Christensen, Mayfield, passed away Aug.
16, 2000, in Gunnison. He was born Sept. 14, 1911, in Mayfield to Hyrum
Christian and Elsine Sorensen Christensen. He married Julina Pickett March
6, 1939, in Gunnison. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple
June 26, 1939.
Croft attended public schools in Mayfield and Manti and earned a two-year
teaching certificate at Snow Jr. College. Always a farmer, he was also
employed by the Veterans Administration as an instructor to veterans in
farming practices, the U.S. Forest Service, the South Sanpete School District
as a substitute teacher and the DHIA testing milk. He also worked in a
warehouse in Boise, Ida., during the Depression. He was a member of the
LDS Church and served there in various capacities including Sunday School
superintendent and as a counselor in two bishoprics.
Croft served his friends and neighbors as Mayfield Town president,
town board member, on the irrigation board, Lions Club member, 4-H Club
leader, county fair board member, board member of the Rambouillet Days
and was associated with the Soil Conservation Service. He was instrumental
in constructing the Mayfield Centennial Monument.
He enjoyed farming and livestock, particularly horses. He also liked
to travel, pleasure ride in the mountains, hunt, fish, attend fairs and
livestock shows with his family and sit in the shade on the east side of
He is survived by his wife, Julina, Mayfield; sons, Wayne (Sandra)
Christensen, Wenatchee, Wash.; Brent (Susan) Christensen, Circleville;
12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Laura Bradfield,
He was preceded in death by parents; brothers and sisters, Marion Christensen,
Clinton Christensen, Gladys Sorensen, Lilace Christensen, Ruby Christensen,
Leland Christensen, Edra Vest, Luella Bean and Eva Dutson
Funeral services were held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Mayfield LDS Ward
Chapel. Interment was in the Mayfield Cemetery. Funeral directors Magleby-Jensen
Mortuary of Salina and Gunnison.
A. H. Lee
MONROE - Arthur Hilmer Lee, 93, passed away Aug. 16, 2000, at his home
in Monroe, surrounded by his family.
He was born Jan. 14, 1907, in Austin to Arthur Edwin and Bertha Anderton
Lee. He married Ioan Magleby June 5, 1929, in Monroe.
His military service began and ended with the Utah National Guard.
He enlisted when the first unit was organized in Richfield and enlisted
again after World War II ended. He served in three branches of the service:
1) Pvt. 222 F A Bn Utah National Guard; 2). 1st Sgt. Med Dept. Det 11 5
Engrs Utah National Guard and U.S. Army; 3). Captain and Commanding Officer
of Headquarters and Service Company, 375 Engineer Regiment. During this
time, his company traveled from Fort Knox, Ky., to Liverpool, England,
where they prepared for the coming invasion of Europe. His detachment landed
on Utah Beach the day after D Day. He also participated in the Battle of
the Bulge. He received four Battle Stars, a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and
World War II American Defense Medal.
He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1931 with a BA in English,
education and geology. He taught at South Sevier and Piute high schools.
He returned to university and received a master's degree in education administration
from Colorado State University in Greeley, Colo. He was principal of Wayne
High School and superintendent of the Wayne School District for many years.
He was a member of the Wayne County and Monroe Lions clubs, American
Legion posts in Wayne County and Monroe, Utah Association of Superintendents,
Utah State School Board, Bicknell Town Board. He and Ioan enjoyed gardening
and raising beautiful flowers; they also enjoyed hiking, fishing and camping.
He is survived by his wife of Monroe; children, Henry S. (Delra) Lee,
Monroe; Anna Bell (Ronald) Tullgren, Tempe, Ariz.; David A. (Emily) Lee,
Boulder City, Nev.; Stephen M. (Rhonda) Lee, Denver, Colo.; son-in-law,
William Marikas, Scottsdale, Ariz.; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Josephine Marikas;
granddaughter, Julie Konomos; brothers and sisters, Ardell, Hyrum, Clark,
Noble, Ernest and Bertha Nielsen; daughter-in-law, Charlotte M. Lee.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 24, at 11 a.m. in the
Monroe First LDS Ward Chapel, 49 East 200 North, Monroe. Friends may call
at the Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary in Richfield Wednesday evening
from 6 to 8 p.m., and at the ward chapel in Monroe Thursday from 9:30 to
Interment will be in the Monroe City Cemetery with military rites by
the Monroe American Post 37 and the Harold Brown American Legion Post 92.
Funeral directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion posts
of Wayne County or Monroe.
Jenny T. Dastrup
SALINA - Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother
and sister, Genevieve "Jenny" Torgensen Dastrup, 91, Salina, died Jan.
23, 2001, in Richfield, of causes incident to age.
She was born September 20, 1909, in Burrville, a daughter of Joseph
and Chloe Burr Torgensen. She married Bardell Dastrup April 17, 1926, in
Manti. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. He
died July 8, 1979.
She is survived by her son, Newell D. and Colleen Dastrup, Salina;
daughters-in-law, Thail Dastrup, Rose Dastrup and Olivia Dastrup; 17 grandchildren;
62 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Hazel Farnsworth.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Ross B. Dastrup and Robert "Bob"
J. Dastrup; three brothers and one sister, Arvin Torgensen, Max Torgensen,
Clinton Torgensen and Lillian Cloward.
Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 29, at noon in the Salina Second
LDS Ward Chapel with Bishop Troy Lambertsen officiating.
Kent Bardell Dastrup (grandson) gave the family prayer; Angelia Dastrup
(great-granddaughter) played harp music at the viewing and Jaclyn Sampson
(great-granddaughter) played the prelude and postlude music. Dan Dastrup
(grandson) offered the invocation.
A tribute was by Russell Scott Dastrup (grandson), with remarks by
Bishop Troy Lambertsen. Speakers were Max Dastrup (grandson) and Carolyn
Sampson (granddaughter), with remarks by Bishop Troy Lambertsen.
Music included a violin duet of a medley of songs by Travis Dastrup
and Brigham Dastrup (great-grandsons); a musical selection by the great-grandchildren
and great-great-grandchildren, "I Am A Child Of God," accompanied by Curtis
Sampson (great-grandson), and a hymn by the congregation, "Abide With Me,"
accompanied by Curtis Sampson (great-grandson), with Shannon Neal (great-granddaughter)
as chorister. Paul Dastrup (grandson) offered the benediction.
Interment was in the Salina Eastside Cemetery where Neal Dastrup (grandson)
offered the dedicatory prayer. Pallbearers were (grandsons) David Dastrup,
Billie Lee Tanner, Daniel Sampson, John Dastrup, Dustin Dastrup, Wayde
Tanner, Jeff Dastrup and Bobby Dastrup. Honorary pallbearers were the great-grandsons.
Funeral directors, Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina.
Norman B. Van Dyke
LOA - Our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Norman B. Van
Dyke, 83, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001, in Gunnison of complications from
a heart attack and stroke.
He was born Nov. 9, 1917, in Loa, a son of Benjamin Franklin and Emily
Bell Morrell Van Dyke. Norm's dad died in 1936, leaving him the head of
the house, to farm the farm and help his mother raise the younger children.
He married llene Torgerson, July 21, 1938, in Loa. Their marriage was
solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple July 11, 1958. Norm was a member of
the LDS Church.
He was a lifelong resident of Wayne County. He worked in the timber
and sawmill on Boulder Mountain with his father-in-law, Wilford A. Torgerson
for many years. He was a rancher and farmer and he worked for the Wayne
County Road Department. He trucked timber to the mines and potatoes to
Arizona and California. He served on the Parker Mountain Grazers Association
for many years. He loved to hunt and fish and he never missed a deer hunt.
He is survived by his wife of Loa; children, Sherry and Scott T Durfey,
Loa; grandchildren: Gary L. and Leann Durfey, Michael S. and Sharon Durfey,
Roger N. and Tina Durfey, Dennis K. and Angela Durfey, Vicki Durfey, Cody
E. Durfey, Scott E. Durfey; eight great-grandchildren; brother and sisters,
Que and Kay Van Dyke, Lindon; Irene Deeben, Springville; Joan Daley, Provo.
He was preceded in death by two great-granddaughters; his parents;
two brothers and two sisters, Donald Van Dyke, Bazil M. Van Dyke, Rolain
Stone and Alberta Van Dyke.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 2, at 1 p.m. in the Loa
LDS Stake Center. Friends may call for viewing at the Springer Turner Funeral
Home, 260 North 400 West in Richfield, Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.,
and at the Stake Center in Loa Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., prior
to the services.
Interment will be in the Loa Cemetery under the direction of the Springer
Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina.
Karma Larsen Anderson
MONROE - Karma Larsen Anderson, 78, died Jan. 25, 2001, in her home
in Salem. She was born Jan. 28, 1922, in Monroe to Daniel Jones Larsen
and Gladys Eola Tuft. She was the second of nine children. She attended
school in Monroe, graduating from South Sevier High School. She then went
on to graduate from Snow College in Ephraim.
Karma married Kendon Otto Anderson May 28, 1942, in the Manti LDS Temple,
Manti. She is survived by her loving husband of Salem; children, Terry
(Chris) Ottosen, Blackwell, Okla.; Carolyn Diel, Alva, Okla.; Dan (Darla)
Anderson, Roanoke, Va.; Fred (Jalane) Anderson, Tifton, Ga.; Becky (Rick)
Lee, Payson; Paul (Vicky) Anderson, Redding, Calif.; Steven (Teri) Anderson,
Mesquite, Nev.; Tim (Tina) Anderson, Mapleton; 45 living grandchildren
and 18 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Kay (Rulin) Brown, Monroe;
Birch (Melba) Larsen, Joseph; Ole (Connie) Larsen, Las Vegas, Nev.; Frank
(Julie) Larsen, Apple Valley, Calif.; Marilyn Larsen, Payson; Vic (Carolee)
Larsen, Humble, Texas; David (Denise) Larsen, Payson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an older sister, Donna Leftwich;
two nieces; three grandchildren.
Ken and Karma moved to Texas in 1952 from Layton and lived there influencing
many lives and helping to build a strong branch of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hereford, Texas. They moved to Salem in
1976 where they have resided since then. Ken and Karma have gone on to
spread joy and love to those they have met.
Karma will best be remembered for her true charity, a great example
of the love of Jesus Christ and his gospel. She made sure her temple recommend
was current so she could feel confident that she was worthy to meet her
Savior and loving family members who have gone before.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. in the Salem Seventh
LDS Ward Chapel. Graveside services were in the Monroe Cemetery that afternoon
at 4:30 p.m.
Julia M. Fillmore
FREMONT - Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister,
aunt and friend, Julia Morrell Fillmore, 82, passed away from this life
to be reunited with her sweetheart and husband, "Keith," Jan. 23, 2001,
She was born Nov. 7, 1918, in Fremont, a daughter of Hyrum and Minnie
Albrecht Morrell, and was one of 11 children. She married Keith William
Fillmore March 27, 1940, in Richfield; later solemnized in the Manti LDS
Temple. Keith passed away March 13, 1954. She married VonDell DeLange,
June 28, 1962; they later divorced.
She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints and served faithfully in numerous callings including Young Women's
president, Relief Society counselor and various other church jobs in the
Fremont LDS Ward.
She lived her whole life in her beloved town of Fremont, farming and
ranching until she became ill. She served with the Daughters of the Utah
Pioneers and her doors were always open to family and friends. She will
long be remembered for her generosity, her gardening, her sewing and especially
the many quilts she gave to family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Marsha Ann and Steve Sarale, Murray;
Robert John and DeRae T. Fillmore, Fremont; Chris Hyrum and Karla P. Fillmore,
Aurora; Bryce William and Terri Fillmore, Lake Point; stepdaughter, Amy
and Rick McEwen, Richfield; stepson, Jon and Gayle DeLange, Glenwood; 19
grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Ella Jensen, Bicknell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith; a son, Mack; a granddaughter,
Miranda Fillmore; a great-grandson, Christian James Moosman, and nine siblings.
Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m. in the Fremont LDS
Ward Chapel with Bishop Kerry K. Cook officiating.
Chris H. Fillmore (son) gave the family prayer and Natalie Pili (great-granddaughter),
Andrea Ellett (granddaughter) and Linda A. Blackburn played the prelude
music. Tyler Funk (grandson) offered the invocation.
A tribute was by Julia Ann Pili (granddaughter), with remarks by Bishop
Kerry K. Cook. Music included a piano solo by Natalie Pili (great-granddaughter)
and selections by the grandchildren, "Families Can Be Together Forever"
and "I Am A Child Of God," accompanied by Andrea Ellett (granddaughter).
Kimberly Funk (granddaughter) offered the benediction and Natalie Pili
(great-granddaughter) and Andrea Ellett (granddaughter) played postlude
Interment was in the Fremont Cemetery where Robert J. Fillmore (son)
offered the dedicatory prayer. Pallbearers were grandsons Cory Fillmore,
Ross Fillmore, Tyson Fillmore, Hyrum Fillmore, Richard Fillmore and Keith
Honorary pallbearers were Nathan Pili, Laith Holt, Tim Peterson, Roger
Hopkins, Race Ellett, Jason King, Tyler Funk and Jim Moosman (grandsons)
and Steve J. Sarale (son-in-law). Funeral directors, Springer Turner Funeral
Home of Richfield and Salina.
The family would like to especially thank Lois Goetz, Mom's niece,
for all of her kind and loving attention and also a special thanks to the
Richfield Care Center and staff for their excellent care.
Paul B. Connors
MONROE - Paul Connors, 72, died Jan. 16, 2001, at Utah Valley Regional
Medical Center in Provo.
He was born Sept. 10, 1928, in Portland, Ore.
He is survived by his daughters, Paula Warrell, Hemet, Calif., and
Rebecca Fontello, Victorville, Calif.
We know he loved his life in Monroe and left behind many good friends.
By his choice, there was no funeral, but we want to thank those who
have shared their fond memories with us. We rejoice in knowing that our
dad is in the arms of Jesus.