Miscellaneous Box Elder County, Utah Obituaries


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Nelma Louise Foote Kafton
BRIGHAM CITY - Nelma Louise Foote Kafton passed away on Monday, February 18, 2002, after a long and valiant struggle with illness. She was born October 24, 1934, to James Lanell Foote and Martha Bernice Packer. Nelma made Henry C. Kafton, Jr. a very blessed person when she married him in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on April 29, 1953. Nelma was a proud and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. During her lifetime she served faithfully in all of the organizations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that she could. This service included Relief Society President, 8 1/2 years as a Stake Missionary and a teacher. Her life served as an inspiration to many friends and acquaintances. Nelma left a wonderful legacy in her four children: Louise (Conrad) Roskelley, Marie (Joel) Shepherd, David (Sheila) Kafton, and Michael (Deanna) Kafton; 20 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday, February 25, at 1 p.m. in the Central Ward Chapel, 506 South 200 East, Brigham City. Friends may call on Sunday, February 24, from 6-8 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East, Brigham City, also on Monday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. at the chapel. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

Maude Howell Stuart
Brigham City – Maude Howell Stuart, 87, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2002 at the McKay-Dee Hospital from coronary failure. She was born on February 24, 1914 in Dayton, Idaho, a daughter of Leslie Bird and Edna Collett Howell. Maude married Rulon Stuart on December 21, 1932 in the Logan Temple. He preceded her in death on February 27, 1996. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She had taught in the M.I.A., Sunday School, Primary, and the Relief Society where she had served in the Presidency for 14 years in Pocatello, Idaho, where she also helped her husband on their farm. Maude owned & operated Wells Pharmacy and Western Auto in Wells, Nevada. She retired and moved to Brigham City in 1977. Her greatest enjoyment was her family especially her grandchildren. Surviving are two children, LaMont (Yvonne) Stuart of Wells, Nevada; LuAnn (Robert) Adams of Brigham City, Utah; 9 grandchildren, Michael Stuart and his wife, Donna; Chris and her husband, John; Tena Larsen and her husband, Dough; Bobbie Ann Adams, Ben Adams and his wife, Jenny; Don Adams, Collette Adams; 16 great grandchildren, Mandy, Josh, Brooke, Ryan, Jessica, Daniel, Bobby, Lee, Destry, Austin, Adam, Robert, Alison, Also surviving is one brother, Ivan (Maggie) Howell of Ogden, Utah. Maude was preceded in death by her son, Phillip; one grandson, Eric; one brother, Claude and one sister, Beatrice. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, February 19, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. the Brigham City 17th LDS Ward Chapel, 139 East 300 North. Friends may call on Monday, February 18, 2002 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Gillies-Petersen Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City and at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Restlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Pocatello, Idaho.

Charles Aman
Charles Aman, 78, of Clearwater, FL, formerly of Spring Hill, FL, went home to be with the Lord on January 14, 2002. He was born in Washington, D.C., and lived in Spring Hill for 10 years before recently moving to Clearwater to live with family. He was a Christian by faith and a member of Spring Hill Bible Church in Spring Hill. He retired after 10 years from Morton Thiokol as a Research Scientist for the space shuttle program. He was a member of the American Water Workers Association and the American Chemical Society. He is survived by his wife, Pricilla of Clearwater, FL; two sons: Joseph Aman of McMurrary, PA, David Aman of Clearwater, FL; three grandchildren; one great grandchild. A memorial service was held Friday, January 18 at the Spring Hill Bible Church in Spring Hill, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to be Building Fund of Spring Hill Bible Church.

PERRY— Hazel Atkinson Nelson Rose, our loving mother, grandmother and friend, passed away of natural causes at Sunshine Nursing Home at age 82 in Logan on Feb 14, 2002 joining her husbands, family and friends. She was born November 25, 1919 to Delbert and Selma C. Atkinson, the third of five children. She was born and raised in Clarkston, Utah and she graduated as Valedictorian of Clarkston School and from North Cache High School and LDS Seminary. Hazel met Martella T. Nelson while staying with her Aunt Rose and working at Perry Cannery. They were married in October of 1939 in the Logan LDS Temple. They supported each other in church callings and in raising their own family as well as three foster children. Mart died in October of 1974. In 1979 she married Arch Rose. He was a kind and gentle man. He and his family brought wonderful blessings to the Nelson family. He passed away in 1985. She had a very strong spiritual commitment and was a faithful, active life long member of the LDS church. She held many leadership positions. She also was a community leader and a member of the Utah Daughters of Pioneers. Her work ethics were developed as a child and she worked at Maddox for over 30 years. Hazel has entertained audiences with her original readings and skits throughout her life and brought laughter and joy into many lives. She always had a quick wit and sense of humor. She will always be remembered for her gracious and thoughtful manners and sharing her many talents of cooking and sewing with others. Surviving her are her three daughters; Mrs. Marvin (Gloria) Bennett, Logan, UT, Mrs. Thomas (Carol) Hurst, Tulsa Oklahoma and Ronda Nelson, Salt Lake City, UT; sisters, Violet H. Hardy, and Lola Campbell. Also surviving her are her step-children, Jerry and Janet Rose, St. George and Chesley and Joan Pierson , Calgary, Canada. She has six grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers; Joseph Atkinson, Grant Atkinson and a grandson Brad Hurst. Our heart felt gratitude is extended to the doctors and special caregivers at Sunshine Terrace Nursing Home and Hospice for their tender loving care and respect for the living. Also a special thank you to neighbors and friends in Perry who made her life so meaningful and to her extended family who was always there to give support and love. Funeral services will be Monday, Feb 18, 2002 at 12:00 Noon at the Perry 6th Ward Chapel. Friends may call Sunday 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary in Brigham and at the church Monday 11:00 to 11:40 a.m. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

BRIGHAM CITY—Lenore Kaplan Braegger, 83, passed away February 13, 2002 at Pioneer Care Center. She was born December 9, 1918 in New York City, NY to Arthur Allen and Matilida Friedman Kaplan. Lenore married Raymond Braegger October 18, 1945 in the Logan Canyon, their marriage was later solemnized in the LDS Temple. She was a Nurses Aide and she enjoyed quilting , crocheting and knitting. Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Ray; children, Steve Braegger, Ogden; Jennifer Skinner; Dennis Braegger, both of Brigham City; 7 grandson’s and 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, June Martin, Los Angles, CA; Sue Geller, Sun City, AZ; one niece Melody (Andrew) Norott, Las Vegas, NV. Graveside services will be Friday, February 15, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. at the Providence Cemetery. Special thank you to Peach Tree Place, Pioneer Care Center and Hospice.

Arliss B. Hunsaker
SMITHFIELD--Arliss Bradbury Hunsaker, 81, formerly of Corinne, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2002. She was, at the time, in the home of her son, Kurt, in Smithfield. She was born October 30, 1920 in Chesterfield, Idaho. The first daughter and child of Charles Theo Bradbury and Nathalie Higginson. She married Franklyn Carter Hunsaker on December 12, 1941, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple. Arliss was raised in Southern Idaho, and Northern Utah. She was working in Corinne when she met Frank. They raised a large family of eight boys and one girl. She served when called in her Church and was known by all. She loved to work with people and made many friends everywhere she lived. She is survived by her children; William (Heli) of Clearfield, Gary (Madeline) of Port Huenene, Calfornia, Franklyn (Nita) of Hillsboro, Oregon, Kurt (Judy) of Smithfield, Candace (Gary) Hoover of Boise, Idaho, Charles of Ogden, Eric (Marcie) of San Jose, California, Scott (Alison) and Greg (Carol), Saugus, California. Also surviving are 28 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren; her three brothers, Wendell, Keith, and Philip Bradbury. One sister, Vilate Stewart of St. George. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday at 1pm at the Smithfield Eighth Ward, 155 West 4th North, Smithfield, Utah. Bishop Paul Hancock will officiate. Friends and family may call at the church on the day of the funeral, Wednesday between 11a.m.and 12:30 p.m. prior to the services. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.nelsonfuneralhome.com.

Arthur Robert Barbieri
Arthur Robert Barbieri, age 75, died on February 9, 2002 and Havasu Regional Medical Center in Lake Havasu City, AZ. He was born June 10, 1926 in Paterson, NJ. He married Carole Barbieri. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He worked as a purchasing agent for Thiokol and lived in Brigham City for 13 1/2 years. He was a member of the Grand Guardian of Job’s Daughters and was a founder of Hawthorn Cavalero’s Drum and Bugle, was Grand Master of the Masons in Brigham City, and was a Shriner Clown. He is survived by his wife Carole of Lake Havasu City; daughters: Elaine Jonkman of Salt Lake City, UT; Debra Furuta of port Orchard, WA; Donna Clark of Brigham City; Stepsons, Steven Jones and Kevin Jones of Lake Havasu City; Stepdaughter Carma Harper of Denver, CO; half brothers, William Barbieri and John McMenemy of New Jersey; half sisters Eileen Marciniak and Beverly Rose of New Jersey; 10 grandchildren. Services will be held today, February 13, at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s United Methodist Church with pastor Lyndon R. Mason officiating. Interment will be in the Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens under the direction of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriner Children’s Hospital.

George Delmar Williams
Brigham City – George Delmar Williams, 91, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2002, one day prior to his 92nd birthday surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 9, 1910 in a log cabin with a dirt floor in Cedarville, Idaho to Roland and Sarah Southwick Burbank Williams. George was the youngest of nine children and was the last survivor of his family. He graduated from Box Elder High School and married his high school sweetheart, Alice Maurine Olsen on May 11, 1934 in the Salt Lake Temple. George was a master and meticulous brick mason. In 1969, he received the highest award in the State of Utah, The Outstanding Bricklayer of the Year. He was also known for his exceptional rockwork. He was as meticulous with his yard as with his brick masonry, where he won Yard of the Month. He was a member of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers and the Brigham City First LDS Ward. Surviving are three children, Rowena (Jarvis) Facer, Willard; Roger (Susie) Williams, Brigham City; Marjorie (Glade) Gundersen, Hyrum; 6 grandchildren, Kelly Facer, Julie Schlickeiser, Sydnee Podesek, Tina Cardon, Lisa Hofmeister, Sarah Nelson; 14 great grandchildren and numerous step grand and great grandchildren. His wife, Maurine and his brothers and sisters preceded him in death. The family would like to thank Doctors Dean L. Bunderson and Lynn Q. Beard for the care they provided for our father. They would also like to thank Heritage Brookside Home Care. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brigham City 1st Ward LDS Chapel, 236 East 100 South. Friends may call on Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Gillies-Petersen Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City and on Tuesday from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

Hughie Leroy Thompson
Grouse Creek, UT - Hughie LeroyThompson, 77, died Friday, February 8, 2002 of a collapsed roof accident at his home. He was born September 2, 1924 in Tremonton, UT, the son of Fredrick Edward and Margaret Ann "Dolly" Hansen Thompson. He attended elementary school at Almo, ID. He graduated from Bear River High School in 1942. Mr. Thompson was a WWII Army Veteran, stationed in Germany. Hughie married Marjorie Tanner, June 23, 1948 in the Logan LDS Temple. He owned and operated his ranch in Grouse Creek for the past 50 years. He worked for the Box Elder County Road Department for approximately 30 years. Hughie was presently a member of the Board of Directors of the Raft River Power Co-op and has done so for 50 years. He was a member and officer of the Grouse Creek Livestock Assn.; member and officer of the Grouse Creek Pipeline Company and was past president of the Grouse Creek Co-op. He was a High Priest in the Grouse Creek Ward, serving as Bishop and served in several bishoprics and Young Men's President. He was presently Sunday School President and has served in many other callings. Surviving are his wife of Grouse Creek; five children and their spouses, LaNette (Dee) Andersen, Garland; LeAnn (Richard) Orton, Brigham City; Bambi (Tim) Gardner, Pleasant View; Blair Guy (Cynthia) Thompson, Providence; Brian L. (JoLene) Thompson, Brigham City; thirty-five grandchildren, three of which are currently serving full-time LDS missions, and 26 great grandchildren. He and Marge were also foster parents to nine children. Also surviving is a sister-in-law, Larena Thompson, Bliss, ID. Hughie is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Acel, Milo, Arland and Darwin; Sons-in-law, Bryan Gibbs and Keith Plowman and grandsons Joseph L. Thompson and Jake Gardner. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 13, 2002, at 12:30 p.m. at the Grouse Creek Ward Chapel, with Bishop Jay Tanner officiating. Friends may call Tuesday, February 12, at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home, 111 N. 1st E. Tremonton from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday at the Grouse Creek Church from 11:00 a.m. -12:10 p.m. Burial will be in the Grouse Creek Cemetery where military honors will be accorded. E-mail condolences to the family at www.rogersandtaylor.com

Hazel Betty Tanner Fuller
Brigham City, Utah
Betty Fuller, 81, passed away 10 February, after suffering a massive stroke 3 February 2002. She was born 31 March 1920 in Payson, Utah, the only child of Beswick Moroni Tanner and Annie Caroline Peterson. She married Dennis L. Fuller, 4 May 1946, in Provo, Utah, with a later sealing in the Manti Temple, 15 July 1960. She graduated from Lincoln High School in Orem, Utah and attended Brigham Young University for two years. She met her husband of 55 years while working at Fort Douglas, Utah during WWII. She was a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While raising her family in Baker, Oregon, she served three different times as Relief Society President and in many Sunday School, Young Women, and Primary positions. Her community involvement included 19 years of PTA duties at Churchill Elementary School where all five of her children attended, President of Baker Junior High PTA, membership in the VFW Auxiliary and the Business Professional Women's Association. She worked for the US Forest Service at the Baker Ranger Station and as secretary to the forest supervisor before retiring with 17 years of service in October 1982. Upon retirement, she served three full-time temple missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Seattle Temple, the Boise Temple and the London Temple. After moving to Brigham City, Utah in 1991 she served in different positions in the Relief Society and recently received her eight year certificate for Danish Extraction. She has also served in various offices in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Deseret Camp and was serving as the 1st Vice Captain at the time of her death. Surviving her are her husband, her five children, James D. (Marilyn) Fuller, Brigham City, Utah; Richard T. (Cheryl) Fuller, Chandler, Arizona; Christopher C. (Gwen) Fuller, Arlington, Virginia; Keri E (Richard) Hatch, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; and Katrina J. (Carl) Ericson, Nampa, Idaho. Twenty two grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Viewing will be at Gillies-Petersen Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on 12 February 2002 and at the Brigham City 19th Ward Chapel, 105 W. Fishburn, 9:00 am to 9:45 am on 13 February. Funeral services at this Chapel are at 10:00 am. Concluding services in Baker City, Oregon at the Baker Second Ward, Hughes Lane Chapel at 2:30 pm on 14 February 2002 with a viewing at 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm at the church. Interment will be at Mt Hope Cemetery.

BRIGHAM CITY—Ephriam Crossley, 84 passed away Thursday, February 07, 2002 at the Brigham Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born March 17, 1917 in St. Charles, Idaho to William Henry and Eva Arnell Crossley. He married Flo Jeanne Conger December 28, 1945 in Brigham City, Utah. Ephriam served in the Navy in WWII. He was a member of Brigham City 1st Ward. Ephriam loved to bowl, golf, play pinochle and have coffee with his buddies. He is a member and a past president of the Eagles. Surviving are his wife, Flo; children, Larry Crossley, Brigham City; Sheryl & Andrew Ramsay, Salt Lake City; Karen & John Stevenson, Brigham City; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sisters, Maurita Crossley, Provo; and Alda Slaughter, Salt Lake City. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and two sisters. Funeral services will be Saturday, February 9, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Brigham City 1st Ward Chapel, 236 East 100 South. Friends may call Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East, Brigham City and on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. at the Church. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery. Military Honors will be by Brigham City Post #1695 Honor Guard.

BRIGHAM CITY – Lola Bragg Wixom, 87, passed away May 30, 2002 at Heritage Care Center. She was born February 22, 1915 in Alton, West Virginia to Lanty Guy and Una Ethel Clark Bragg. Lola married Vern J. Wixom on June 21, 1936 in Brigham City. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Lola worked for Whitaker Construction in Brigham City for 23 years as a bookkeeper. Surviving are her brothers; Ralph (Margaret) Bragg, Colorado Springs, CO, Gene Bragg, Deming, NM, sisters; Betty (Henry) Cagle, Lovelock, NV, Peggy Sizemore, Lancaster, CA, Dorothy (Dee) Watt, Sunset, UT, and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers; Guy Jr., Doyle Bragg, sister Marie Archibold. Graveside services will be Monday, June 3, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brigham City Cemetery. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery. Special thank you to the wonderful people, nurses, and aids at the Heritage Park Care Center B Unit.

BRIGHAM CITY – Elynor Kay Rosenbaum, 67, passed away June 2, 2002 at her home after a long and courageous battle with diabetes. She was born September 24, 1935, in Brigham City, UT a daughter of DeWayne and Bernice Young Rosenbaum. Kay was a member of the Brigham City 5th Ward where she had been the librarian for 10 years. She was very active and loved going to church. Kay loved taking care of her yard and the many stray cats in the neighborhood. She loved her family and spending time with them. She loved scrape booking and collecting newspaper clippings of friends and family. Kay loved music, reading and playing the piano. Surviving are her mother; Bernice Rosenbaum Ottley, Brigham City, brother-in-law; Lowell W. Nelson, Brigham City, UT, five nieces; Holly (Larry) Lewis, Colorado Springs, CO, Lorraine (Greg) Nelson, Brigham City, UT, Karin (Pat) Cristler, Trego, MT, Nina (Ed) Adams, Brigham City, Connie (Mike) Ritter, Cushing, OK. Preceded in death by her father; DeWayne, sister; Joan R. Nelson, stepfather; Ray Ottley. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 6, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City, UT. Friends may call Wednesday, June 5, 2002 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 12:00 to 12:40 p.m. at the Mortuary. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

BRIGHAM CITY- Michele Helayne (Priebe) Moreland, Born May 8, 1943 Brigham City, Utah a daughter of A. Wayne and Helen Z. Priebe. Michele returned to her Father in Heaven on June 2, 2002 where she was welcomed by her father, brother, and husband after a battle with liver cancer. She is survived by her mother, brother and sister, six children and one grandson. Michele was an English teacher and Drama teacher at Wahlquist Jr. High School in Ogden, where she directed numerous school plays. She was also actively involved in theatre with the Heritage Theatre in Perry and sang with the Symphonic Choir. Michele was very active as a member of the Mountain View Ward, where she had served as the Gospel Doctrine Teacher and Choir Director. She was a loving mother who was always willing to give of herself for the benefit of others. A hard working single mother, Michele sometimes worked two jobs in order to keep her family sustained. Michele attended Box Elder High School and later graduated from Anchorage High School in Alaska. She attended college at BYU and after graduation served an LDS mission in Germany. After her mission she married Robert J. Moreland on October 1, 1970 in the Salt Lake City Temple. Michele will be missed by many friends throughout the world, especially in Provo and Brigham City, Utah, and Columbia, Maryland, where she raised her family. Michele is survived by: her children: Melora (Ray) Moreland of Columbia, Maryland, Jarrod (Melissa) Moreland of Sierra Vista, Arizona, Elysia Moreland of Tampa, Florida, Alaina McCree of Brigham City, Utah, Collin Moreland of Las Vegas, Nevada, Braden Moreland of Brigham City Utah, her brother and sister: Monte (Janene) Priebe of Sandy, Utah, Monique (Gabe) Areano of Brigham City, Utah, seven Nieces and Nephews, and Her grandson: Tre McCree, all of whom adored her. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 6, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mountain View Ward Chapel, 105 Fishburn, Brigham City, UT. Friends may call on Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City and Thursday, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in the Willard Cemetery.

Ronald Franklin Larsen
Ronald Franklin Larsen of Willard, Utah passed away June 3, 2002, from causes incident to age. He was 85 years old and was loved by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife, Helen Edith Brown Larsen and five children; Edith (Dan) Baker, of Bountiful, Utah; Arlene (Lynn) Miller of Logan, Utah; Eldon (Susan) Larsen, of Charleston, West Virginia; Linda (Ken) Rose, of Goffstown, New Hampshire; and Keith (Ann) Larsen of Willard, Utah. He is also survived by a brother, Eugene (LaPreal) Larsen, of Provo, Utah; sister, Celia Luce of Provo, 33 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Rex and Grant Larsen, and by granddaughter, Tamara Rose. Ronald was born December 8, 1916 in Provo, Utah the fourth child of the well-known artist and educator, B.F. Larsen. His mother was Geneva Day Larsen, also an artist in her own right. He was active in Scouting as a youth and loved to hike and ski the hills of Utah County. He attended school in Provo, then attended Brigham Young University before being called to serve an LDS mission to France and Switzerland. With the outbreak of World War II, he evacuated and served the remainder of his mission in eastern Canada. Ronald and Helen married January 16, 1942 and he departed almost immediately to serve in the military during the War. He served in Counter Intelligence for the Secret Service in Guadalcanal and New Caledonia. Following the War, he graduated from BYU with a degree in Math, then did post-graduate work at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Two children were born there. In 1949, they made their home in Boise, Idaho, where three more children were born. Ten years later, they moved to Willard, where they have lived ever since, except for a period of five years in North Ogden. During this time, Ronald worked, first for Thiokol Chemical Corp., then at Hill Air Force Base as a chemist. He remained in the Army Reserves until his retirement. Ronald has served in many positions in the LDS Church, such as counselor in the Branch Presidency, High Counselor, extraction worker, and faithful home teacher. The family wishes to thank all the nurses, volunteers, and staff of Hospice who have been so helpful and understanding in this difficult time. Thanks also to all the friends and family who have been so supportive. Funeral services will be at the Willard 2nd Ward Chapel, Friday, June 7, 2002 at 11:00 a.m., 80 North 100 West, Willard under the direction of Myers Mortuary, with Bishop Terry Ross officiating. A viewing will be Thursday, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City, and Friday, 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the Church. Interment will be in the Willard Cemetery.

BRIGHAM CITY – Steven Michael Knight, 26, passed away May 29, 2002 in Malad, Idaho. He was born October 21, 1975 in Logansport, Indiana, a son of Clifford and Colleen Lake Knight. Steve served a Mission to Japan, Sapporo from 1994 to 1996. He married Tami Belew in the Logan Temple on September 13, 1996. Steve was an Eagle Scout and a computer Genius aka geek. Steve was a loving and dedicated father to his two boys. He was a home teacher, scout leader, primary teacher and currently Elder’s Quorum Secretary. Steve was a senior at Weber State University and was working at I.R.S. as an Accounts Manager. Surviving are his wife; Tami and two boys; Devin Philip, Payson Michael, Brigham City, UT, parents; Clifford and Colleen Knight, Cedar City, UT, sister; Michelle (Chris) Langham, Las Vegas, NV. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 1, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brigham City 25th Ward Chapel, 865 South 300 West, Brigham City. Friends may call Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City, and on Saturday from 1:00 to 1:40 p.m. at the church. Interment will be in the Bear River City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family suggests donations be made to Steven’s children Devin and Payson at any Bank of Utah.

BRIGHAM CITY – Gerben Hoekstra, 69, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2002 at his home. He was born December 6, 1932 in Wirdum, Friesland, the Netherlands to Willem and Yfke Wybinga Hoekstra. He married Maryijke Devries Hoekstra on November 19, 1958 in Bellflower, CA. Surviving are his wife, Maryike; Louise (Marc) Stromberg; Yvonne (Corey) Bronson; Michelle (Nelson) Phillips; 17 grandchildren. Services will be announced by Myers Mortuary, Brigham City. A full Obituary will be submitted in next week’s paper.

BRIGHAM CITY – Jesse Von Henry, 74, passed away May 30, 2002 at the Brigham City Hospital. He was born March 3, 1928 in Ogden, UT to George and Jessie M. Clark Henry. During his early years the family lived in Marysvale, UT where he developed his love for fishing hunting and rock hounding. At 15 years of age, the family moved to Ogden and he graduated from Ogden High School. He then served his country in the Army during WWII. Following the war he spent several years in Japan employed as a civil servant. Jesse married LaDean Hansen Anderson November 12, 1976 in Ogden, Utah. Following their marriage they moved to Brigham City. He was a member of the American Legion in Ogden. Jesse worked at Standard Optical and opened all the Pearl Vision Centers in Northern Utah. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He had a great love for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and enjoyed their frequent visits. He had a kind heart and a great love for animals and enjoyed the family’s many pets over the years. Surviving are his wife; LaDean, Brigham City, UT, children; Becky (Dave) Sangberg, Julie Anderson, both of Brigham City, Douglas Von (Pat) Anderson, MT, Clair Anderson, Brigham City, Steven Anderson, Perry, 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law; Zoe H. Henry, Ogden, and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, brother; George, sister; Barbara and two infant brothers. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 4, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City. Friends may call Monday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. at the Mortuary. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery with Military Honors Accorded by VFW Post 1695.

E. Leona Crane Jaynes
BRIGHAM CITY - E. Leona Crane Jaynes died quietly and peacefully, Monday, September 23, 2002, in the Brigham City Nursing and Rehab Center of natural causes. She was born September 19, 1913, in Springfield, Oregon, the daughter of Ethel Yarnell and Charles Schmidt. She married Leo Crane on August 3, 1929. He passed away in 1966. She married Fred Jaynes April 4, 1972. He passed away in 1981. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and spent endless hours in researching her family heritage. Leona is survived by two sisters, Thelma (Harold) Caldwell of Twin Falls, Idaho and Eva Williams of Buhl, Idaho; five children: Arlene McKenzie, Ethel Anderson, Pat Elliott, all of Brigham City, Utah; Don (Jean) Crane, Kennewick, Washington and Linda (Jack) Davies, Fillmore, Utah; 25 grandchildren, 61 great grandchildren and 13 great great grandchildren. Her parents, two husbands and three sons-in-law, three grandchildren, and two great grandchildren preceded her in death. Services for Leona were held in Twin Falls, Idaho, September 30. Burial was in the Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Twin Falls. We wish to thank all the care-givers at the Brigham City Nursing and Rehab Center for the care given to our mother. And a special thank you to Dr. John Markeson.

BRIGHAM CITY - Clark Grant Wood, born in Ogden, Utah on December 27, 1959. Left us unexpectedly on Monday, October 7, 2002 from complications of a rare autoimmune disease (P.A.N.). Clark was raised by his loving parents Grant and Valeen Wood in Ogden. He later moved his family to Brigham, where he resided until his passing. Clark graduated from Ogden High. While in high school he was on the debate team, played in the band, helped with many plays, and excelled in photography. He later attended school to become an electrician. He married Annette Andersen and was later divorced. From this union were born three children, Clark, Jr., Kristopher, and Anne, the lights of his life. On May 20, 1990, Clark and Kathleen were joined in marriage. He became a special "second" father to Kathleen‚s four children, Jenafer, Dora, Bill and Russ. Clark was a quiet man, yet a tower of strength to those he loved; always ready to help whenever asked or needed. Hard working and loyal, he will be greatly missed. Clark was skilled in many things, but found his true calling as an electrician, working for Box Elder Electric for the past twelve years. Clark was a civic minded man, a member of the Jaycees and BPOE (Elks), having the extinction of being the last Exhalted Ruler of the Brigham City Elks. For leisure he loved a camping/fishing trip, especially when shared with his children. Also the many minute getaways with his wife and a good round of golf. Clark is survived by his parents, sister, Shauna Cox and family of San Ramon, CA., his wife, children and eight grandchildren: Codie, Grace, Gabriel, Corina, Zane, Niki, Jordan and Scott. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City. Viewing will be held Friday night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

BRIGHAM CITY - Our loving mother, grandmother and sister, Reva Birch Sadler, 86, formerly of West Valley City, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at the Brigham City Hospital of incident of age. She was born on February 4, 1916 in Blue Bell, Utah, a daughter of Heber and Charlotte Hussey Birch. Reva married Clarence Gunnard Kelstrom. They were later divorced. There were two children born in this marriage, VaLoy (Jerry) Stuart residing in Blackfoot, Idaho and Doyle C. (RuthAnn) Kelstrom of Brigham City, Utah. She later married Terrell Deck in the Idaho Falls Temple and resided in Sandy, Oregon. He preceded her in death in 1963. Following death of her husband, she moved to Southern Utah, where she met and married William Sadler. They were later divorced. She recently moved from West Valley City to Brigham City to be closer to her son and daughter-in-law. She was a active member of the LDS church, where she had various callings. She is survived by her daughter, son, one brother, Kenneth Birch of North Ogden; 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers and sisters and one great grandson. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 4, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, Utah. Friends may call on Thursday, October 3, 2002 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the mortuary. A short graveside service and interment will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Elysian Burial Gardens, 1075 East 4580 South, Salt Lake City.

BRIGHAM CITY –Pascal “Pat” Lynville Millaway, 81, passed away Thursday, October 03, 2002 at his home in Brigham City, of cancer. Pat was born April 7, 1921 in DesArc, Arkansas He was in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Pacific Theater during WW II. After the war he married Dorothy Claeys, and a son, Gary, was born of that marriage. They later divorced. He married Bette J. Wiesel in 1952, and the marriage was later solemnized in the Los Angeles Temple. He is survived by his loving wife, Bette, 4 children: Gary Lee (Dorathy), Richard Walbridge, Theresa (Donald) Arthur, Carla (James) Withers, 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and a host of friends. A son, Steven Grant Millaway, preceded him in death. Services will be Monday, October 7, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Corinne Ward Chapel, 2325 N. 4000 W., Corinne, UT. Interment will be at the Corinne City Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City and on Monday from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. at the Church.

BRIGHAM CITY - Stephanie Ann Frasier Kimber, 42, a mother who was kind hearted and lovable passed away on Monday, October 7, 2002. She was born June 2, 1960 in Salt Lake City, Utah, a daughter of Frank and Gae Miller Frasier. Stephanie married Randy Kimber on May 6, 1988 in Bountiful, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple on May 26, 1989. They began their married life in Grouse Creek, Utah for the first five years, where they lived on a ranch raising cows, horses, chickens and kids. They then moved to Brigham City. Stephanie loved the outdoors, singing, and being out home with her husband and children. "A mother is a person who if she is not there when you get home from school you wouldn‚t know how to get your dinner, and you wouldn‚t feel like eating it anyway." WE LOVE YOU MOM!!! I LOVE YOU!!! Surviving are her husband, Randy of Brigham City; their eight children, Kami Jo; Kodi Echo (Nick) Nelson; Elder Kade Randel Kimber serving in the Raleigh North Carolina Mission; Sonee Ann; Summer Lyn; Shae Eugene; Trace Ephraim; Lili Aaliyah; one grandson, Nicholas Kyeler Nelson; her parents, Frank and Gae Frasier; sisters and brothers, Connie; Dennis; Christy, Cynthia; Steven . She was preceded in death by one brother, Kelly. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 11, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brigham City 12th LDS Ward Chapel, 620 North 300 East. Family and friends may call on Thursday, October 10, 2002 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City and on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in the Grouse Creek Cemetery, Grouse Creek, Utah.

TAYLORSVILLE- Lisa Barker, 32, passed away October 3, 2002 at her home in Taylorsville, Utah of unknown causes. Lisa was born in Tokyo, Japan on July 14, 1970 the daughter of Keiko Yomaguchi Denton and Jeffrey W. Barker. Lisa was a student at Salt Lake Community College. She loved school and being a student. Lisa and her family came to Utah, while her Dad was still in the Air Force. They were stationed at Mt. Home Air Force Base in Idaho for a year before they returned to Utah. After being discharge from the Military the family moved to Ogden, Utah and lived on Franklin Ave. After the divorce of her parents, Lisa and Sharon came to Willard to live with their Grandparents Harry and Carol Barker. After living there for several years, they moved to North Willard with their Dad, living in Great-grandpa Barkers home. Lisa is survived by her daughter; Kenne Dee Mills, father; Jeff, sister; Sharon, her grandmother; Carol Barker, mother; Keiko and her step-father; Rick Denton, Seattle Washington, ex-husband; Brent Sylvester, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Her Grandpa Harry Barker preceded her in death. Services will be on Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. at the Willard 4th Ward Chapel, 80 North 100 West, Willard. Friends may call on Tuesday from 12:00 to 12:40 a.m. at the church. Services under the direction of Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City.

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