Jerold J. Barentsen

May 27th, 2023

5/6/1941 ~ 5/27/2023

Jerold J. Barentsen, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend passed away peacefully in his home in Fairview, UT on Saturday May 27th surrounded by his family and loved ones.  He was born in Spring City, UT on May 6, 1941, the son of Carlton and Blanche Barentsen.  He married his high school sweetheart, DeAnn Christensen, on September 24, 1960, in the Manti Temple and they spent over 60 wonderful years together.  They raised 5 children and were blessed with 13 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren, and he was happiest when surrounded by his family.  Jerry was a faithful member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints serving in many callings throughout his life. Read the rest of this entry »

Rebecca Schmitt

May 25th, 2023

5/24/1952 ~ 5/25/2023

Ephraim-Rebecca Schmitt, 71, died Thursday, May 25th, 2023. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah; May 24th, 1952, but raised her family in Michigan.  Her cherished sweetheart, Ralph Schmitt, died in 2017. They were married for 45 amazing years that were full of love, laughter and many great adventures. Together they created a beloved family, which she treasured. She is survived by her seven children; Douglas (Amy), CathyAnn (Jared), Jennifer (Nick), David (Suzanne), Nancy (Chris), Tom (Michelle), and Shari (Bryce), as well as 29 grandchildren. She is also survived by her parents; Shirley Ann and Donald Hales and her siblings; Steve, Ann and Carolyn. Read the rest of this entry »

Kenna Le Sidwell

May 24th, 2023

2/13/1974 ~ 5/24/2023

It is with deepest sorrow we announce the death of our precious sister and daughter, Kenna Le Sidwell. Kenna passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 in Newton, Utah after a brave journey with cancer. Kenna was born February 13,1974, in Mt. Pleasant, Utah as the third daughter to Leon and Sandra Sidwell. Kenna was raised in Fairview and lived in this amazingly good community until her health forced her to move to Newton, Utah where she could be closer to her sisters.
Kenna was a very special soul who faced many challenges. Despite this, she worked hard to grow her strengths and to serve others. She graduated from North Sanpete High School in 1993. School was hard for her but she would never give up and took on an attitude of life-long learning. Read the rest of this entry »

Marjorie Gay (Nielsen) Harward

May 19th, 2023

9/15/1940 ~ 5/19/2023

Marjorie Gay (Nielsen) Harward, 82 of Provo Utah passed away peacefully at her home Friday morning, May 19, 2023. She was born to Burton Nielsen and LaPrele Morley September 15, 1940. Her birthplace was in the home of her grandmother, Maria Sophronia Jensen Morley. She grew up in Spring City, Utah and attended Spring City Elementary and the combined High Schools of Moroni High and Mt Pleasant High.  She graduated from

Mt. Pleasant High in 1958.  She attended one year at Snow College and thenmoved to Provo, Utah where she met her future husband, W. Gary Harward. They were married civilly on March 9, 1962. Their marriage was solemnized on October 9, 1963 in the Salt Lake Temple. Read the rest of this entry »

Marilyn Ruth (Kim) Palmer Hackett

May 18th, 2023

12/28/1937 ~ 4/29/2023

Marilyn Ruth (Kim) Palmer Hackett, 85, of Mt. Pleasant, Utah passed away on April 29, 2023. Kim was born on December 28, 1937 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Dr. Robert Bruce Palmer and Dr. Janet Snow Forbes Palmer.

Kim is survived by her sister-in-law, Nancy Munser; her niece, Debbi Brabec; and numerous lifelong friends. Kim is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Kenneth Hackett Jr.; her parents; and her sister, Anne Bartlett Palmer Hines.

Graveside services will be held Friday, May 19, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. in the Littleton Cemetery, 6155 South Prince Street Littleton, Colorado.

The recording will be available for 60 days from the time of services.

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Lana Taylor Nunn

May 18th, 2023

8/12/1941 ~ 4/30/23

Lana Taylor Nunn, 81 years old, died peacefully in her sleep on April 30, 2023 at her home in Jerusalem, Utah from complications due to kidney cancer. At her side was her partner, Bill Loewen.

Lana was a mother of two, Angela Turner of Phelan, CA and Jerry Wright of Albuquerque, NM. She was Nana to 8 grandchildren and great grandma to 14 great-grandchildren. She was a Sanpete girl through and through. Even when she lived in other parts of the country, Jerusalem was home. She considered her home in Jerusalem to be paradise and loved to share her slice of heaven with those she loved and even those she just met!

She was a passionate restaurateur who loved cooking for family and friends. She was an active sponsor in the Al Anon community. Many have expressed how much she helped them.

A celebration of life will be held in the Moroni Opera House on May 27 at noon. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to her granddaughter Katie via text at 602-781-4820.

LaVern “Vern” Duane Reierson

May 15th, 2023

10/30/1938 ~ 5/15/2023

LaVern “Vern” Duane Reierson, 84 of Mt. Pleasant, UT, passed away May 15, 2023, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born October 30, 1938, to Lawrence & Clara Amanda Nelson Reierson in Holt, MN.
Vern married Judith Green and to this union they had two children, Lance & Laurie, later divorced. He moved out west where he met the love of his life Mary Lynne Otteson where he gained two more children Kenneth and Cassie whom he raised as his own.
Vern was a dedicated, hard-working, determined man and had a no quit attitude all the way to the end. He loved hunting, fishing, and boating he also loved watching sports, especially football. Read the rest of this entry »

James Kenneth Day

May 12th, 2023

5/7/1939 ~ 5/12/2023

James Kenneth Day, devoted husband, father and grandfather, and pillar of the Fillmore, Utah community, passed away May 12, 2023, in Springville, UT at the age of 84.

Ken was born in Fillmore May 7, 1939, the second son to Cummings James Day and Wanda Carling. He attended Millard High School, graduating in 1957. On May 26, 1958, he married Annette Nichol Day in the Salt Lake Temple, and they remained devoted to each other for 65 years.

His family always came first. Ken never missed a ball game or school events if his sons or grandchildren were participating. Ken was also deeply involved in his community, serving as a city councilman, a Millard High School booster, the president of East Millard Little League and he served for over a decade on the Millard County IHC hospital board. Read the rest of this entry »

Wanda Ruth Sadler Dahl

May 11th, 2023

10/17/1932 ~ 5/11/2023

Wanda Ruth Sadler Dahl, age 90, passed away at her home in Fairview on May 11, 2023.

Wanda was born on October 17, 1932 in San Francisco, California. Her parents were Arthur William and Katie Butler Sadler. Wanda graduated from Jefferson Union High in Daly City. While at BYU, she met Ted Dahl. They married in New York in July, 1952, where Ted was in military training.

Over the next 13 years, Wanda and Ted had 5 boys (Mark, Clay, Dave’, Kent, and Chet) and 3 girls (Lili, Dana and Tina), and lived in Texas, New Mexico, Idaho, Oregon and Utah. Their third son, Dave’ died in infancy. Wanda dedicated her life and time to raising her children and taught them the Gospel of Jesus Christ through her faith, and example of dedication to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read the rest of this entry »

Cherryl Shafter Wood Brinkerhoff

May 11th, 2023

3/27/1944 ~ 5/11/2023

Our sweet mother, Cherryl Edith Shafter Wood Brinkerhoff, passed away on May 11, 2023 at Orchard View Assisted Living in Payson, UT, surrounded by her family. She was born March 27, 1944, in Fillmore, UT to Elmer Shafter and Edith Stott Shafter.

She grew up in Kanosh and Fillmore, graduating from Millard High School in 1962. She was sophomore class president and drum majorette. She excelled in academics and music, and especially loved the social part of school. Cherryl has stayed in contact with dozens of friends from high school, college, and her mission for her entire life. Read the rest of this entry »